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Republicans And Democrats Must Seek Common Ground To Improve Economy, Create Jobs

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding economic growth. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: I was saddened to hear that Senator Mark Kirk suffered a stroke over the weekend. He had surgery this morning, and doctors say he will recover. Senator Kirk is…

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Reid Statement On Joint Select Committee

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today. “The American people are tired of their elected leaders listening to the extreme voices in their party instead of the voices of reason. I am disappointed that Republicans never found the courage to ignore Tea Party extremists and millionaire lobbyists like Grover Norquist,…

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Reid: Republicans Must Work With Democrats On The Only Option Left To Avert Default, Save Our Economy

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the only viable debt ceiling compromise to avert a default. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Republicans leaders in the House of Representatives wasted this week pursuing a right-wing proposal they knew from the start could…

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Reid: Senate Will Vote Down House Short-Term Bill Tonight

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following statement: “Today the House of Representatives will vote on Speaker Boehner’s short-term plan to raise the debt ceiling. As soon as the House completes its vote, the Senate will move to take up that bill, and it will be defeated tonight. No Democrat will vote…

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Reid: Los Republicanos Ponen La Política por Encima de La Economía, Se Oponen A Recortes que Antes Apoyaban En Un Plan Escrito por Ellos Mismos

Washington, DC – El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy en el pleno del Senado sobre la crisis que puede resultar por un incumplimiento. A continuación apartes de su discurso tal como fue preparado: “Se ha hablado mucho en las últimas 24 horas del supuesto duelo entre las diferentes propuestas para elevar el límite…

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