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Day April 27, 2007

Improving Health Coverage for Children is America’s Top Health Priority

Improving health coverage for children through reauthorization of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) is the top health priority for Congress.  SCHIP has played a crucial role in helping to reduce the rate of uninsured lower-income children over the past ten years.  The program requires reauthorization by Congress by September 30th of this year. …


Sen. Reid’s Fine Leadership

The Senate Democratic Caucus sent a letter to the Washington Post to contest the attack on Senator Harry Reid’s Leadership by David S. Broder in his April 26 column, “The Democrat’s Gonzalez.” The letter was signed by Sen. Reid’s 50 colleagues in the caucus: Sen. Reid’s Fine Leadership Washington Post Letter to the Editor Friday,…


Senate Leaders Urge President To Sign Bill That Funds Troops And Change Mission In Iraq

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Senate leaders in New York today urged President Bush to sign the emergency spending bill the Senate passed yesterday and will send to the White House early next week. Senators Harry Reid, Dick Durbin, Chuck Schumer, Patty Murray and Byron Dorgan discussed the recently passed legislation, which fully provides for our troops and lays out a strategy to change…