Senate Democrats

Reid Statement on President Obama’s Address to Congress

Washington,DCSenate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement tonight following President Obama address to Congress:

“President Obama gave the country a refreshingly realistic assessment of the challenges we face, and shared his strong vision for how we are going to work together to make things better for struggling Americans.

“The President understands that we face some of the most severe problems in generations, but that by working urgently, responsibly and in a bipartisan fashion, we can lift ourselves out of this hole and help our economy not only recover, but prosper once again.  We can protect homeowners and consumers who are hurting, makeAmericamore energy independent, and improve health care and educational opportunities for all Americans so that the next generation can succeed.

“I was encouraged by the President’s words tonight and I look forward to working with him to confront the challenges facingNevadaand the nation.”