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Reid: ‘Private-sector jobs have been doing just fine’

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Wednesday said Congress needs to worry about government jobs more than private-sector jobs, and that this is why Senate Democrats are pushing a bill aimed at shoring up teachers and first-responders.

Its very clear that private-sector jobs have been doing just fine; its the public-sector jobs where weve lost huge numbers, and thats what this legislation is all about, Reid said on the Senate floor.

The Hills Floor Action blog has more updates on the Senate debate.