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Day May 10, 2005

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, May 10, 2005

S.Con.Res.31, a concurrent resolution to correct the enrollment of the Conference Report to Accompany H.R.1268 S.Res.133, a resolution to recognize the 13th Annual National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive on May 14, 2005 S.Res.135, a resolution congratulating the National Asphalt Paving Association on its 50th Anniversary H.Con.Res.26, a concurrent resolution to honor the Tuskegee…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00117

On the Conference Report: H.R.1268 Conference Report; 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: Agreed to (100-0, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00117

On the Conference Report: H.R.1268 Conference Report; 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: Agreed to (100-0, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid’s Statement on Bush’s Risky Privatization Scheme

Benefit Cuts for Middle-Class Seniors While Making the Problem Worse is a Bad Plan Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today: “Today we have compelling new evidence that the President’s risky privatization scheme is a bad deal for American workers. Not only will the President’s plan drastically slash guaranteed benefits for middle-class seniors,…

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Senator Kennedy, Civil Rights Leaders Stand up for Checks and Balances

Denounce Republicans for abusing power by attempting to put nominees on the courts that will roll back rights WASHINGTON, DC – Civil Rights leaders Julian Bond (Chairman, NAACP), Judy Lichtman (President, National Partnership for Women and Families) and Wade Henderson (Executive Director, LCCR) joined Senators Ted Kennedy, Patrick Leahy and Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton to…

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Senator Harry Reid’s Remarks at Media Availability

Reid responds to Frist’s proposal As Prepared for Delivery: Two weeks ago, Bill Frist and I exchanged proposals in an attempt to avert a vote on the nuclear option. One proposal allowed for up or down votes on all but four judges – which many of us on both sides of the aisle considered to…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, May 10, 2005

Conference Report to Accompany H.R.1268, the Iraq-Afghanistan Supplemental Appropriations Act H.R.3, the Highway bill

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