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Reid vs. Reid

In 2005, when Democrats were the minority party in the Senate, Senator Reid said breaking the rules to change the rules of the Senate was "un-American" and a "partisan political grab." Today, now that Democrats are in the majority, Senator Reid is singing a diff... Read More

Mr. President, Where Are the Spending Cuts?

The American people agree: Washington doesn't tax too little; it spends too much. We know the president wants to raises taxes, but many people are still wondering, where are the spending cuts?... Read More

The Senate stands in recess.

The Senate will resume legislative business at 10:00 AM Tuesday, January 22nd.... Read More


Last week, Secretary Geithner said the administration is "absolutely" prepared to go over the fiscal cliff if it doesn't get its way on tax rate hikes. Instead of raising taxes on nearly 1 million small businesses that employ nearly 25 percent of the national workforce, w... Read More

Weekly Republican Address
1,350 days since #SenateDems passed a budget. I could travel between Boise & Idaho Falls, 6 times a day, 8,100 times during that span.
.@SenatorKirk's advice to stroke survivors and their families: "Never, ever give up." VIDEO: http://t.co/6qUviY9a #Senate
It's been 1,350 days since the Democrat-led Senate passed a budget. Our debt has grown by more than $5 trillion since then. #WeCantWait
Via @rollcall: "The Obama administration's fiscal 2014 budget is widely expected to arrive late on Capitol Hill" http://t.co/JBFrUhik
Today marks 1,350 days since Senate Dems passed a #budget (as required by law). Americans deserve to know how their tax $ are being spent.
Today marks the 1,350th day since #Senate Democrats last passed a budget. It took builders only 410 days to build the Empire State Building.
New study shows younger Americans will see insurance premiums going up by as much as 42%: http://t.co/dbZrgcvg #ObamaCare
Happy Birthday, @SenJohnThune and @SenRandPaul!
The #Obamacare effect: @nytimes: "Health Insurers Raise Some Rates by Double Digits" http://t.co/9vRIJCDJ
McConnell on Face the Nation: "We know we have this massive debt & deficit not because we tax too little but because we spend too much."
McConnell on Meet the Press: "We know [the president] is good at campaigning. When does he put the campaign aside" to govern?
McConnell on Meet the Press: "We've resolved the revenue issue. The question is: what are we going to do about spending?"
McConnell on NBC: "It's a shame that we have to use whatever leverage we have in Congress to get the president to confront...spending"
McConnell: "We don't need to have these crises. We need to cut spending." #ThisWeek
McConnell: "It's time to confront [our spending addiction]. The president knows it... The tax issue is behind us." #ThisWeek
Leader McConnell on @ThisWeekABC: "The biggest problem confronting the country is not taxes, it's spending." #ThisWeek
And Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is on CNN's State of the Union
Also on Face the Nation is Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ).
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is on Fox News Sunday.
Senate Republicans on Sunday shows today: Watch Leader McConnell on ABC's This Week, NBC's Meet the Press, and CBS' Face the Nation.
RT @SenDeanHeller: Don't forget to check out some of my pictures from yesterday's swearing-in ceremony. http://t.co/XHX5rbU7
You can visit http://t.co/y0h6Fu9W for information regarding my Senate offices, we will be updating over the coming days and weeks.
RT @SenGOP_Floor: The #Senate passed by voice vote the House-passed #Sandy Relief bill.
We'll be taking part in a Digital Town Hall with @4029news from 1-2 pm central. You can join the conversation here http://t.co/wmsXdLpQ
Our nation's unemployment number remains too high.We must rein in spending to lay the groundwork 4 economic opportunity http://t.co/6oRFDUKB
The #Senate is in session. Roll call votes are not expected today. http://t.co/XNlhXkUp
"I have one wish for the New Year: that we actually do a budget this year in the United States Senate." http://t.co/oH2Lu9LA
The 113th Congress was sworn in today. It's an honor to represent the people of Wyoming in US Senate for 6 more years. http://t.co/o4P6Jfmz
RT @ChuckGrassley: Now there are 20 women in Senate highest ever. That's good for our nation and good for Senate
It is truly an honor to serve Nevadans as a U.S. Senator and I am grateful for this opportunity. http://t.co/CYHWQAoO