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Democrats Urge Bipartisanship in Senate


Incoming U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says Democrats have set three goals to follow after they take control of the Senate in January - bipartisanship, open and honest government, and results.

Reid delivered the Democrats' weekly radio address Saturday, a week and a-half after Democrats won back control of both the Senate and the House of Representatives in legislative elections.

Reid said Democrats want to work with Republicans to raise the minimum wage, give tax relief to working families, and cut health care and education costs. He also said Democrats plan to figure out how to stabilize Iraq and bring U.S. troops home.

President Bush has vowed to work to find "common ground" with the Democratic majority in Congress over the next two years.

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