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Reid: I Support The White House Rule Because In The Year 2012, Women Should Not Be Denied Access To Contraception

Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today after the Obama administration announced a new health care rule guaranteeing women access to free contraception coverage through their employer while protecting the religious freedom of faith-based institutions: “I strongly support the rule announced today because in the year 2012, women should…


Reid: Tea Party Willing To Throw Women Under The Bus Even If It Means Shutting Down The Government

Washington, D.C. — Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following statement today regarding budget negotiations. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “My wife and I have been married for more than 50 years.  We have one daughter and nine granddaughters.  I love these women. “One day, one of them may need a cancer…


Reid: Republican Line In The Sand Over Ideology Is The Only Thing Holding Up An Agreement

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today regarding ongoing budget negotiations. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “We’re now 38 hours away from the deadline.  We have fewer than two days to put politics aside, put the American people first and reach an agreement. “Last night, Speaker Boehner and I…


On International Women’s Day, Republicans’ Reckless Spending Plan Puts Women’s Health At Risk

“These proposals have nothing to do with being fiscally responsible or cutting the U.S. budget deficit. Instead, these proposals would have serious consequences for women’s health in New York City and across the nation. Removing funding for women’s health clinics through these proposals would likely increase the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, increase the number…