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2010-08-26 15:40:00

Military is for Protection, Not Politics Says New TV Ad WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, FRC Action PAC, the political action committee connected to Family Research Council Action, launched a new ad on Las Vegas cable TV targeting Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for pushing to overturn the law on open homosexuality in the military, most commonly referred to as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." The ad narrator says, "They fought in trenches ... stormed beaches ... cut...

2010-08-26 10:01:00

HarryReidVotes.com to Run 1st in Series of Ads on Reid Record LAS VEGAS, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 1001 Reasons to Vote Against Harry Reid, an independent committee, is releasing the transcript of the first ad they will run statewide in Nevada. The committee, which was launched earlier this week, was formed for the purpose of educating the public about Senator Reid's voting record and is chaired by Nevada resident and former U.S. Senate candidate Danny Tarkanian. 1001 Reasons to...

2010-08-02 07:00:00

Call On Senator Harry Reid To Tell GOP Senators, "No Vote, No Vacation" WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Protect Our Elections calls on Senator Harry Reid to tell Republican Senators, "No Vote, No Vacation!" Last month, the House of Representatives passed the DISCLOSE Act to put some common sense limits on corporate funding of elections. But last week, when the bill was called for a vote in the Senate, Senate Republicans voted unanimously to continue debate, which effectively...

2010-07-20 10:12:00

Childhood obesity endangers national security; Pending child nutrition bill will help reduce obesity, get junk food out of schools WASHINGTON, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Three retired generals, including the former Nevada adjutant general, met with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid late yesterday, asking him to help bring child nutrition reauthorization legislation to a vote in the U.S. Senate to help combat child obesity and improve America's military readiness. Participating in...

2010-07-19 15:45:00

Americans for Prosperity Foundation President Tim Phillips and RightOnline Executive Director Erik Telford available for interview LAS VEGAS, July 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the political battleground state of Nevada, hundreds of grassroots activists will gather together at the Venetian in Las Vegas on July 23 and 24 for AFP Foundation's (AFPF) 3rd annual RightOnline® Conference to learn how to become more effective in online activism and new media strategy....

2010-07-01 16:03:00

The first of Obamacare's 21 tax hikes takes effect today - a new ten percent federal excise tax on indoor tanning WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Starting today, the 81,000 Nevadans who visit tanning salons will be getting an unwelcome lesson in Obamacare as a new 10 percent federal excise tax on indoor tanning takes effect. Sen. Harry Reid voted for Obamacare, which contains 21 tax hikes, several of which violate President Barack Obama's "firm pledge" not to raise "any...

2010-05-05 16:46:00

ARLINGTON, Va., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Trucking Associations (ATA) strongly supports the Commodity Markets Oversight Coalition's (CMOC) call for legislative reform of derivatives markets to strengthen oversight, transparency and stability, and limit the role of financial speculation in regulated, over-the-counter and off-shore markets. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) Yesterday the coalition sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry...

2010-02-12 15:16:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) and Illinois biodiesel producers today are calling upon Senator Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) to work quickly with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and other Senate leaders to reinstate the biodiesel tax credit through the first moving piece of legislation available. "The tax credit needs to be included to protect the Illinois biodiesel industry, its employees and thousands of green collar jobs nationwide,"...

2010-02-09 14:10:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Azteca America television network is proud to feature Senator Harry Reid on this week's broadcast of "Issues: Caras y Voces," hosted by veteran Latino journalist Armando Guzman. Senator Harry Reid has represented the state of Nevada in the U.S. Senate since 1986. Today, as Majority Leader in the Senate, he has played an active role in the growth of the state of Nevada, and is a strong supporter of immigrant rights. "Immigrants are the strength...

2009-12-24 07:05:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Irwin Redlener, MD, President and Co-founder of the Children's Health Fund, a national organization that advocates for and develops primary care programs for disadvantaged and medically underserved children, today released the following statement on release of the final Senate health care legislation by Majority Leader Harry Reid: "First and foremost, we applaud the Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on producing this historic health reform bill...


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