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Day March 15, 2005

Senate Roll Call Vote #00046

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 152: Graham S.Amdt.152 As Modified; To express the sense of the Senate regarding the urgent need for legislation to ensure the long-term viability of the Social Security program.Result: Agreed to (100-0, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]


Reid and Pelosi Form National Security Advisory Group to Congressional Democrats

Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi appointed today a high-level National Security Advisory Group to advise Congressional Democrats on key issues of America’s defense and national security policy. The Group is led by former Secretary of Defense William J. Perry. “Problems like terrorism and weapons of mass destruction pose grave…


Reid Calls the DeMint Amendment a Distraction

Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement: “Once again the Republicans in Congress are distracting, distorting and refusing to deal with the real problem at hand. If they are serious about protecting benefits and strengthening Social Security, they will drop their privatization plan and the benefit cuts and massive debt that come with it.…


Reid Statement on Nuclear Option

Remarks by Senator Harry Reid Preserving Checks and Balances U.S. Capitol Steps Tuesday, March 15, 2005 On a late September day in 1787, the Constitutional Convention finished its work. As Benjamin Franklin walked down the steps of Independence Hall, a Philadelphia woman named Elizabeth Powell stopped him and asked, “Well, Doctor, what have we got:…


Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, March 15, 2005

S.Con.Res.18, the FY06 Budget Resolution