Reid congratulates President Obama for being awarded 2009 Nobel Peace Prize


Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement this morning upon the news of President Obama being awarded the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize:

“By ushering in a period of optimism in American politics, President Obama has become a great source of pride and inspiration for many Americans. I congratulate the President on this tremendous honor that he has earned with his dedication to a new type of politics based on hope instead of fear. I am confident that the President will work to continue to live up the ideals of this award throughout his term in office.”