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# harry-reid - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

US ban on assault rifles removed from gun control package
# Assault Weapons
# Assault Weapons

US ban on assault rifles removed from gun control package

Mar 20th 2013, 8:45 AM 6,260 Views 76 Comments

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid admitted that the proposed ban on assault rifles and large capacity magazines did not have the votes to pass.

# harry-reid - Friday 1 March, 2013

United States braced for swingeing sequester of €85bn budget cuts
# Sequester
# Sequester

United States braced for swingeing sequester of €85bn budget cuts

Mar 1st 2013, 8:01 AM 4,142 Views 14 Comments

Analysts say that the cuts, due to come into force overnight, will take a number of months to take effect and will see growth fall by as much as 0.7 per cent.

# harry-reid - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Obama unveils sweeping proposals to help curb gun violence
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Obama unveils sweeping proposals to help curb gun violence

Jan 16th 2013, 9:50 PM 8,046 Views 90 Comments

President Obama demanded an assault weapons ban and universal background checks for gun buyers.

# harry-reid - Friday 4 January, 2013

New US Congress sworn in ahead of tough spending talks
# United States
# United States

New US Congress sworn in ahead of tough spending talks

Jan 4th 2013, 8:06 AM 2,496 Views 3 Comments

Curbing the US’s runaway national debt, and reforming immigration law, are points on the 113th Congress’s agenda.

# harry-reid - Friday 28 December, 2012

Let's get fiscal: Obama to host talks on looming cliff at White House
# Fiscal Cliff
# Fiscal Cliff

Let's get fiscal: Obama to host talks on looming cliff at White House

Dec 28th 2012, 10:32 AM 3,117 Views 7 Comments

Congressional leaders will meet with the President at the White House today with just days left to avert a series of tax rises and spending cuts due to come into effect in the new year.

# harry-reid - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Holiday's over: Obama returns to Washington to deal with 'fiscal cliff'
# Let's Get Fiscal
# Let's Get Fiscal

Holiday's over: Obama returns to Washington to deal with 'fiscal cliff'

Dec 27th 2012, 9:21 AM 4,062 Views 15 Comments

The US President has cut short his annual Christmas vacation in Hawaii to return to the White House in an attempt to avert the looming series of potentially devastating tax hikes and spending cuts.

# harry-reid - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Back to work: Obama heads back to Washington as 'fiscal cliff' looms
# Four More Years
# Four More Years

Back to work: Obama heads back to Washington as 'fiscal cliff' looms

Nov 8th 2012, 8:05 AM 4,669 Views 13 Comments

The US president and the Republican-led House of Representatives want to avoid automatic tax increases and spending cuts but they are far off any compromise.

# harry-reid - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Congress fumes following revelation that US Olympic uniforms are made in China
# London 2012
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# London 2012

Congress fumes following revelation that US Olympic uniforms are made in China

Jul 15th 2012, 12:13 PM 10,280 Views 13 Comments

“They should take all the uniforms, put them in a big pile and burn them,” declared Senator Harry Reid.

# harry-reid - Friday 20 April, 2012

'Hopes fading' on bid to open US visas to Irish immigrants
# Immigration
# Immigration

'Hopes fading' on bid to open US visas to Irish immigrants

Apr 20th 2012, 7:01 PM 4,932 Views 26 Comments

Legislation which would extend E3 visas to Irish applicants is set to stall, it is reported, because of a lack of Republican support.

# harry-reid - Friday 3 February, 2012

Senator stalls US plan to grant up to 10,000 visas to Irish workers
# Legalise The Irish
# Legalise The Irish

Senator stalls US plan to grant up to 10,000 visas to Irish workers

Feb 3rd 2012, 11:28 AM 4,359 Views 34 Comments

A Republican senator from Iowa puts a hold on legislation which he fears would lead to renewed immigration in the US.

# harry-reid - Friday 7 October, 2011

US Senate delays vote to sanction China over 'currency wars'
# US Senate
# US Senate

US Senate delays vote to sanction China over 'currency wars'

Oct 7th 2011, 7:57 AM 266 Views 9 Comments

A bill placing economic sanctions on China for devaluing its currency is delayed, and may not make it through the House anyway.

# harry-reid - Saturday 30 July, 2011

Default looms as US politicians fail to reach deal

Default looms as US politicians fail to reach deal

Jul 30th 2011, 10:29 AM 376 Views 7 Comments

Obama calls for common ground as Republicans and Democrats again fail to reach an 11th hour deal on the US debt ceiling.

# harry-reid - Friday 20 May, 2011

Congress leaders agree four-year extension to PATRIOT act
# PATRIOT Act
# PATRIOT Act

Congress leaders agree four-year extension to PATRIOT act

May 20th 2011, 9:20 PM 162 Views 0 Comments

The controversial laws that allow wire-tapping and court-approved access to business records will be extended until 2015.

# harry-reid - Monday 11 April, 2011

Obama to prepare plan for US's long-term deficit reduction
Live Apr 11th 2011, 12:41 PM

Obama to prepare plan for US's long-term deficit reduction

# harry-reid - Saturday 9 April, 2011

US government avoids shut down after last minute deal on budget spending
Live Apr 9th 2011, 7:41 AM

US government avoids shut down after last minute deal on budget spending

# harry-reid - Friday 8 April, 2011

United States prepares for overnight government shutdown
Live Apr 8th 2011, 8:44 PM

United States prepares for overnight government shutdown