Tag Archives: Sen Harry Reid

Reid says GOP may have helped Russia annex Crimea

Reid is another fool, as it’s Obummer’s policies that helped Putin. Sen Harry Reid is once again blaming Republicans for another of Obummer’s botched plans. Reid said that Republicans may have helped Russia annex Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula in a surprisingly sharp attack ahead of a test vote on a bill authorizing more U.S. sanctions on Russia and $1 billion in loan guarantees to Ukraine.

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Jobless aid bill stalls in Senate, fails to clear hurdle

On Tuesday, a Senate plan to restore long-term jobless benefits to at least 1.3 million Americans hit a wall after Republicans withdrew their support. Two plans failed to pass in a test vote amid worries over how to fund the bill. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s original, $6.4 billion plan for a three-month extension failed 55-45. And his revised, $18 billion bill, which would restore the benefits through the end of 2014, stalled on a 52-48 vote.

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Reid: Senate will vote on jobless benefits when members return Monday

According to Sen Harry Reid, on Monday his chamber will vote on extending long-term jobless benefits and that he plans to outline his 2014 legislative agenda in the coming days. So now unemployment extensions has become the new welfare. We need jobs instead. The benefits were not included in a two-year budget deal Congress reached in December, cutting off unemployment checks for 1.3 million Americans out of work longer than six months.

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Harry Reid says that Obamacare costs him $4,500 more

Actually, it’s the taxpayers stuck paying his insurance, so we feel that increase, not him. Obama may have famously promised his signature healthcare plan would cost consumers less money — but Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is proof that it’s often not true.

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Reid wants to invoke nuclear option in senate

On Thursday, Senate Democrats are getting ready to vote on  one of the chamber’s most fundamental rules, a move which majority Democrats insisted was vital to clearing up a logjam of presidential nominees due to Republican obstruction.  This is just another attempt by Democrats, to retain control, where only their vote counts.

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Reid: ‘Everybody … Willing to Pay More’ Taxes

Spoken like a true Democrat.  Senate majority leader Harry Reid says that “Everybody” is “willing to pay more” taxes. He said so in an interview with a Nevada Public Radio host.

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Reid: Replace Automatic Cuts in Short Increments

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Tuesday said that lawmakers should redouble their efforts to replace looming across-the-board cuts to the Pentagon and domestic programs with alternative spending cuts and tax hikes.

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