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  • December 2008

  • FOX News Live
    JON SCOTT, HOST: So what does her appointment mean for U.S. foreign policy? Let's talk about it from the Russell Rotunda, Democratic Senator Jack Reed. He's a senior member of the Armed Services Committee. He also traveled to Iraq with... Read More
  • November 2008

  • GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS, HOST: You should know that we also invited the Indian ambassador to join us this morning. He could not be here. But we are now joined by two key senators, the ranking Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee,... Read More
  • MS. ANDREA MITCHELL, HOST: And we begin with Democratic Senator Jack Reed, a member of the Senate Banking Committee and a member of the Armed Sevices Committee. Joining us live in Washington is a key advisor to Barack Obama. Welcome. Very good to see... Read More
  • Mr. REED. Mr. President, I rise in support of extending unemployment insurance to help the 10 million jobless Americans, the most in a quarter century, who are searching for work. In the wake of the subprime mortgage crisis, turmoil on Wall Street,... Read More
  • October 2008

  • MR. CHRIS MATTHEWS: We're joined by Senator Jack Reed of Rhode Island and U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah. Gentlemen, thank you for joining us. We'll go with seniority first. Senator Hatch, are you ready to vote for the bailout? It's now being... Read More
  • August 2008

  • MR. BRIAN WILLIAMS, HOST: We are joined by two prominent members of the United States Senate, Jack Reed from the state of Rhode Island and Evan Bayh from the state of Indiana. Gentlemen, thanks for being with us. SEN. REED: Thanks, Brian. SEN. BAYH:... Read More
  • MR. REED: Mr. President, I thank Senator Mikulski for not only the time to speak about this important measure but for her leadership. I particularly wish to recognize the extraordinary contribution of Senator Kennedy who has been the architect of... Read More
  • AL HUNT, HOST: We begin the program this week with Rhode Island Democratic senator, Jack Reed. Senator, thank you for being with us. SENATOR JACK REED (D-RI): Thanks, Al. MR. HUNT: Let's start with reports about the U.S. is about to secure a... Read More
  • July 2008

  • BOB SCHIEFFER, CBS Host: And good morning again. Joining us - Senator Chuck Hagel of Nebraska, Senator Jack Reed of Rhode Island - two senators who I would guess, if we added up the amount, the number of trips the two of you have made, it would... Read More
  • MR. REED: Mr. President, I wish to talk about the pending passage of extraordinarily important legislation: the Housing and Economic Recovery Act. We are debating it today, and it is one of the most significant pieces of legislation that we will... Read More
  • Mr. REED. Mr. President, we are at a critical moment. According to the Mortgage Bankers, the rate of foreclosures and the percentage of loans in the process of foreclosure are at the highest recorded level since 1979. The delinquency rate for all... Read More
  • MR. REED: Mr. President, I am very pleased by the Senate's actions last night to pass bipartisan legislation that I introduced, the Conquer Childhood Cancer Act. Recently, through the leadership of Representative Pryce, the House passed its version... Read More
  • MR. REED: Mr. President, I wish to spend a few minutes discussing why I vote against final passage of H.R. 6304, the House companion to S. 2248, the FISA Amendments Act of 2008. I would like to begin by commending Senators Rockefeller and Bond who... Read More
  • STEPHANOPOULOS, HOST: One of our headliners this morning, Senator Joe Lieberman, was until recently on the Vets for Freedom advisory board. He is here to debate Senator Jack Reed, a former Army ranger backing Barack Obama. Gentlemen,... Read More
  • June 2008

  • CHARLIE ROSE, HOST: Welcome to the broadcast. Tonight, General David Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker testified before Congress. Well talk to Senators Jack Reed of Rhode Island; Jeff Sessions of Alabama; and General Jack Keane. We turn to a... Read More
  • Senator Jack Reed answered questions from readers at the Providence Journal from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Monday, April 28. G. Wayne Miller: Welcome everyone, Senator Reed has joined us and he'll be answering questions momentarily. Navy Joe: Since... Read More
  • CHIP REID, Host: Joining us now from Clemson, South Carolina, Senator Lindsey Graham. With us here in the studio, Senator Jack Reed. Senator JACK REED (Democrat, Rhode Island; Armed Services Committee): Chip. REID: Thank you both for being with... Read More
  • WOLF BLITZER, Host: All right, thanks very much, Mary Snow, in Milwaukee, for us. Mary, thanks. We're going to have a lot more coming up on the presidential race shortly. But there's other news we're following, including the issue of spying. Our... Read More
  • CHRIS WALLACE, HOST: And hello again from Fox News in Washington. Well, the violence in Iraq has increased dramatically in recent days, with Iraqi forces cracking down on Shiite militias. Here's the latest. Shiite cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr and his... Read More
  • Mr. REED. Madam President, I come to speak against the proposal by Senator Bond which would significantly--in fact, catastrophically--undercut the affordable housing program we have included in this legislation, with the support of Chairman Dodd and... Read More