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Reid says weekend work might be necessary to take off Thanksgiving week

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) warned senators Tuesday that they would be working through upcoming weekends in order to take off the week of Thanksgiving.

“We’re going to try to take Thanksgiving week off and the weekend after, but we can’t do it if we’re held up on procedural matters,” Reid said. “We’re going to take off Veterans’ Day, but we’re going to be working weekends.”

Last week, Reid announced that the Senate needed to complete work on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a minimum wage bill and a bill to better regulate compound drugs.

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