27.07.2011 [Politico] - Majority Leader HarryReid announced Wednesday that no Democrat in the Senate would vote for Speaker John Boehner's debt-ceiling plan should it pass the House, where it's come under fire from conservatives groups and tea-party lawmakers for not going
31.07.2011 [New York Magazine (blog)] - Senator HarryReid's plan to save the country from default was blocked in the Senate, falling 10 votes short of the 60 needed to break the Republican filibuster. Meanwhile, debt crisis super-senator Mitch McConnell maintains that he and the president
25.07.2011 [Politico] - Democratic leaders said on Monday that they are looking toward Senate Majority Leader HarryReid's upcoming new proposal to raise the debt ceiling as offering “hope” for a deal — and warned time is fast running out. “I think we've got 48 hours within
26.07.2011 [Politico] - Top House Democrats are warming to Senate Majority Leader HarryReid's proposal that would slash $2.7 trillion over the next decade in exchange for raising the debt ceiling, even as Republicans remain staunchly opposed. House Minority Leader Nancy
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01.08.2011 [Daily Beast] - HarryReid said he would support the emerging compromise, but will it get liberals' and the Tea Party's support? Jill Lawrence reports on the deal's detractors. After months of congressional bickering and gridlock that brought America to the brink of
01.08.2011 [Sacramento Bee] - The Senate's top party leaders, Democrat HarryReid and Republican Mitch McConnell, rushed to the Senate floor Sunday evening to announce that they had struck a tentative agreement with House leaders and President Barack Obama two days before an Aug.
01.08.2011 [Bloomberg] - Senate Majority Leader HarryReid, a Democrat from Nevada, said he anticipated resistance from rank-and-file members in both parties. Senate Majority Leader HarryReid, a Democrat from Nevada
01.08.2011 [Reuters] - Senate Majority Leader HarryReid (D-NV) speaks to reporters as he leaves after meeting with House Democratic leadership on the debt ceiling crises on Capitol Hill in Washington July 31, 2011. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan plan to raise the debt
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30.07.2011 [Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)] - On Friday night, Senate Majority Leader HarryReid made some changes to the debt limit plan he issued earlier this week, as the Congressional Budget Office reported that it will now save $2.4 trillion over 10 years, compared to the $917 billion in
28.07.2011 [The Associated Press] - Senate Majority Leader HarryReid's current plan would direct the Federal Communications Commission to auction off highly valuable radio spectrum to wireless carriers desperate for more airwaves. Companies such as AT&T and T-Mobile USA say they need
31.07.2011 [Slate Magazine (blog)] - HarryReid had agreed to a deal, "pending caucus approval," according to his spokesman Adam Jentleson. The Senate Democratic caucus will be an easier sell than the House Democratic caucus; we'll worry about that later. What do they need to agree to?
27.07.2011 [The Associated Press] - The Financial Services Roundtable, representing 100 of the nation's biggest financial firms, also wrote to Senate Majority Leader HarryReid, D-Nev., and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. The two have been laboring on a fallback plan to extend the
31.07.2011 [GoldAlert] - Gold plunged nearly $20.00, sinking as low as $1607.50 per ounce, after Sunday's news that Senate Majority Leader HarryReid approved a tentative agreement with leaders of the House of Representatives and the Obama administration to raise the US debt
31.07.2011 [KKCO-TV] - (KKCO) - Today is the 46th anniversary of Medicare in the United States but with the Senate blocking Democrat HarryReid's debt bill today, Medicare may be on its last leg if some congressional Republicans had it their way. Lawmakers have until next
30.07.2011 [OregonLive.com] - Kurt Schrader and David Wu, both Democrats of Oregon, were among roughly a dozen Democrats to vote against a spending and debt limit plan proposed by Senate Democratic Leader HarryReid. The Saturday vote was symbolic, forced by House Republicans who
01.08.2011 [Barron's (blog)] - Senate Majority Leader HarryReid this afternoon said he could go along with the compromise plan – pending approval by the Democratic caucus. Now comes the hard part — selling the deal to lawmakers who consider themselves part of the Tea Party and
31.07.2011 [Weasel Zippers] - (The Hill) — Senate Majority Leader HarryReid (D-Nev.) has signed off on a bipartisan deal between President Obama and GOP leaders to raise the debt limit. After meeting with House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) for over an hour and a half
31.07.2011 [Commentary] - I only bring this up because the “savings” gimmicks in HarryReid's now-irrelevant debt ceiling plan – where the cuts come from spending that never existed except in the Senate Majority Leader's mind – were insane almost beyond words.
31.07.2011 [Agenzia Giornalistica Italia] - (AGI) Washington - Senate Majority Leader HarryReid explained that despite progress being made, there is still a lot to do before a bipartisan deal is reached over the raising of the US debt ceiling. This was the brief comment submitted by Senator
28.07.2011 [ForexLive (blog)] - HarryReid can rail all he wants, but the Tea Party has already won the debate. Remaining on the present path is unsustainable and the markets know it. Hopefully the politicians now realize it as well. Why won't the Tea Party accept some tax hikes?
27.07.2011 [The Atlantic] - John Boehner and HarryReid have nearly identical discretionary cuts. If this debate is truly about how much to cut spending today, then the debate is over. (It's not over.) By my count, the difference between John Boehner's new cuts