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Day April 19, 2005

Senate Roll Call Vote #00098

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 375: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Craig S.Amdt.375; To provide for the adjustment of status of certain foreign agricultural workers, to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to reform the H-2A worker program under that Act, to provide a stable, legal agricultural workforce, to extend basic legal protections and…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00097

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 432: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Chambliss S.Amdt.432; To simplify the process for admitting temporary alien agricultural workers under section 101(a)(15)(H)(ii)(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, to increase access to such workers, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (21-77, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00098

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 375: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Craig S.Amdt.375; To provide for the adjustment of status of certain foreign agricultural workers, to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to reform the H-2A worker program under that Act, to provide a stable, legal agricultural workforce, to extend basic legal protections and…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00097

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 432: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Chambliss S.Amdt.432; To simplify the process for admitting temporary alien agricultural workers under section 101(a)(15)(H)(ii)(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, to increase access to such workers, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (21-77, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senator Harry Reid’s Remarks at Media Availability With a Responsible Republican

Remarks as prepared: Today I have with me Ted Nonini. Ted is from Los Angeles and has been a firefight for 22 years. Ted is also a registered Republican, but has been active in the fight to stop Republican Congressional leaders from the “nuclear” option. I brought Ted here today to show that the Republicans…

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Reid Statement on Election of Pope Benedict XVI

Washington, D.C. – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement: “The selection of the new Pope has brought hope, excitement and inspiration not just to Catholics, but to people of all faiths across the world. I congratulate Pope Benedict XVI wish him well in his pontificate.” ###

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Responsible Republican Stands Up Against the Nuclear Option

Republican Firefighter Ted Nonini tells Senate “America Works Best When No One Party has Absolute Power” Washington, DC – With Republicans waging an unprecedented political power grab and attacking our historic system of checks and balances, Republican Ted Nonini stood with Democratic Leader Harry Reid against the Nuclear Option at stakeout today. “America works best…

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Democrats Call on Republicans to Abandon Proposal to Break Senate Rules

Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid sent the following letter to Senate Majority Whip Mitch McConnell today expressing the Democrats desire for a compromise proposal from Senate Majority Leader Frist. Letter to Senator Mitch McConnell: April 19, 2005 The Honorable Mitch McConnell United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Mitch: Thank you for your letter yesterday…

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On Equal Pay Day Reid Calls to Protect Wages and Pensions

Washington, D.C.- April 19th marks the annual observance of Equal Pay Day. The day, designed to raise awareness about the inequity in pay for women and minorities, is observed in April to mark how far into each year a woman must work to earn as much as a man earned in the previous year. In…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, April 19, 2005

H.R.1268, the Iraq-Afghanistan Supplemental Appropriations bill

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