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Day April 25, 2005

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, April 25, 2005

S.893, a bill to make technical corrections in the Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2004 S.Res.119, a resolution designating April 21, 2005 as “National Kindergarten Recognition Day” S.Res.120, a resolution honoring small business during the SBA’s “National Small Business Week”, the week beginning April 24, 2005


Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, April 25, 2005

Motion to Proceed to H.R.3, the Highway bill


Democrats Moving Forward With Promise Of America Agenda

WASHINGTON, DC – As Senate Republicans move closer to a partisan power grab that deals less with substance and more with right wing politics, Democrats are ready to move forward with an agenda that addresses the concerns of regular Americans throughout the nation. Invoking a little-known Senate procedure called Rule XIV, the Democrats put nine…


Reid Pledges To Put People’s Business First

If Republicans Go Nuclear, Democratic Leader Says Democrats Will Use the Rules to Restore the Agenda of the American People Remarks of Senator Harry Reid (As Prepared for Delivery) Sperling Breakfast Monday, April 25, 2005 Washington, DC Americans across the country are worried about a lot of things right now. Gas prices…The heath of their…


Reid Actuality: Democrats Ready To Focus On America’s Real Priorities

Washington, DC – The Senate Democratic Communications Center released the following actuality featuring Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid stating if Republicans break the rules and employ the “Nuclear Option”, Democrats will use the rules to bring to the floor bills that focus on America’s real priorities. Actuality is available for download at: The text…


Statement of Senator Harry Reid on Way to Avoid Potential Nuclear Shutdown

Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today: “Over the last several weeks, I have had many conversations with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle about how to avoid the ‘nuclear’ path Senator Frist is leading us down. “There’s widespread concern about throwing away 200 years of constitutional checks and balances…


Reid Calls on Bush to Deliver on His Promise to ‘Jawbone’ OPEC

Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement in response to the President’s meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah: “When it comes to energy, the American people are still waiting for President Bush to keep his promises. Over five years ago, he pledged to ‘jawbone’ OPEC nations like Saudi Arabia to bring down the price…