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    Democratic Party Leaders News Conference

    Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters and answered questions following a caucus meeting on strategy toward legislation of deficit reduction and the debt ceiling.

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    Senate Democratic Caucus Meeting with President Obama

    Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters after a meeting with President Obama on the Democratic economic agenda. They said they would continue to focus on protecting the middle…

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    Employment Non-Discrimination Act

    Senate Democrats spoke to reporters before taking a final vote on ENDA, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Each urged House Speaker John Boehner to put the bill up for a House…

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    Senate Democrats on Gun Legislation

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and others briefed reporters on the status of S. 649, the gun legislation he submitted the previous week.

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    Senate Democrats on Government Shutdown

    Senate Democrats met on the steps of the U.S. Capitol to talk about the impact of the federal government shutdown. Senators from Maryland and Virginia described the effects of the…

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    Democratic Leaders on President's 2013 Budget Request

    House and Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about the president’s fiscal year 2013 budget proposal.

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    Senate Democratic Leadership on Health Care Bill

    Senator Reid and other Democratic leaders spoke to reporters and answered questions about the Senate version of health care reform. They said their merged bill would cost $849 billion…

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    Senate Democratic Leadership News Conference

    Following votes on a measure to re-open government and extend the debt ceiling, Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters and answered questions about the recent impasse in Congress.

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    Senate Democratic Leaders on Health Care Law

    Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters and answered questions on Republican efforts to tie health care reform repeal to budget and fiscal legislation.

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    Senate Democratic News Conference on Health Care

    Lawmakers, health officials and patients spoke to reporters and answered questions about ways in which the federal government shutdown had affected various Americans, the value of the…

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    Senate Democratic Leadership News Conference

    Members of the Senate Democratic leadership spoke with reporters following the Senate passage on a party line 54-44 vote of a continuing resolution to keep the government funded until…

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    Senate Democratic Leadership on Federal Spending and the Health Care Law

    Senate Democratic leaders talked about the continuing resolution to fund the federal government past Tuesday, September 30, 2013. They urged the House to agree to the Senate version that…

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    Senate Democratic Leaders on Debt Ceiling Bill

    Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters and answered questions about passage of a deficit reduction bill that also raised the debt ceiling. The measure passed by a vote of 74 to…

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    Senator Reid on Extending Unemployment Insurance

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) responded to a question during a press conference urging Senate Republicans to extend unemployment benefits.

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    Senate Democrats on Extending Unemployment Insurance

    Senators Harry Reid (D-NV), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Charles Schumer (D-NY), and Patty Murray (D-WA) held a press conference urging Senate Republicans to extend unemployment benefits.

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    Senate Democratic Leaders on Small Business Tax Cuts

    Democratic leaders spoke to reporters and answered questions on legislation to provide tax cuts for small businesses. The proposal would provide a one-year, 20% tax deduction for…

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    Teen Smoking

    Several Senate Democrats gathered at an ad hoc hearing to express their support for President Clinton’s recently announced initiatives designed to curb teen smoking and hear testimony…

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    Senate Democratic Leadership Elections

    Senate Democrats spoke to reporters following their leadership elections. Senator Reid was selected as the party’s choice to become Senate majority leader. They also…

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    Senate Democrats on Filibuster to Reid Debt Bill

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and other Democratic leaders talked to reporters after the Senate vote to block the Boehner Bill.

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    Senate Iraq Resolution Debate

    Democratic Senate leaders spoke to reporters about Bush administration supplemental spending requests for operations in Iraq, future debate on policy in Iraq, and legislative priorities of…

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