Jack Reed's file:
Reed

Democrat from Rhode Island

Jack Reed, a former attorney and army officer, is Rhode Island's senior. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1991 until 1996, when he was elected to the U.S. Senate.

Recent statements involving Jack Reed

The Senate proposal to restore emergency unemployment benefits for five months was "fully paid for."

In the 1950s and 1960s, "the minimum wage was such that it would lift you out of poverty."

North Korea has a "substantial standing army, one of the largest, certainly the largest per capita, in the world."

"Even Roger Williams National Memorial in my home state of Rhode Island attracted nearly 51,000 visitors in 2011, with non local visitors adding more than $3.2 million to the local economy."

In Rhode Island, "only 5 percent of ozone pollution is from local or in-state sources. . . Ninety-five percent comes from outside of our borders, particularly the Midwest."

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