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Month April 2005

Bush Goes Back on Word and Encourages Irresponsible Abuse of Power

Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released this statement in response to the vice president’s comments on the nuclear option earlier today. “In the span of three minutes, the vice president managed to reinvent 200 years of Senate history and ignore the fact that Congress has already approved 205 of this administration’s nominees. Apparently, a 95…

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Senate Passes Bipartisan Bill To Protect Hunting And Fishing Rights

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Senate approved a measure by Senators Harry Reid (D-NV) and Ted Stevens (R-AK) that would protect each state’s right to regulate hunting and fishing. The legislation was cosponsored by Senators John Ensign (R-NV) and Ben Nelson (R-NE). It passed the full Senate late last night, as an amendment to the…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, April 22, 2005

Morning Business

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, April 21, 2005

S.643, a bill to reauthorize state mediation programs

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00109

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.1268 As Amended; An act making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Tsunami Relief, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2005, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (99-0, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00108

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 520: Bayh S.Amdt.520; To appropriate an additional $213,000,000 for Other Procurement, Army, for the procurement of Up-Armored High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (UAHMMWVs).Result: Agreed to (61-39, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00109

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.1268 As Amended; An act making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Tsunami Relief, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2005, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (99-0, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00107

On the Nomination: Confirmation John D. Negroponte, of New York, to be Director of National IntelligenceResult: Confirmed (98-2, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00108

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 520: Bayh S.Amdt.520; To appropriate an additional $213,000,000 for Other Procurement, Army, for the procurement of Up-Armored High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (UAHMMWVs).Result: Agreed to (61-39, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00107

On the Nomination: Confirmation John D. Negroponte, of New York, to be Director of National IntelligenceResult: Confirmed (98-2, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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