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Day May 12, 2005

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, May 12, 2005

S.Res.136, a resolution designating May 2005 as “National Drug Court Month” S.Res.137, a resolution to designate May 1, 2005 as “National Child Care Worthy Wage Day” S.Res.138, a resolution designating July 23, 2005 as “National Day of the American Cowboy” S.Res.139, a resolution expressing support for the withdrawal of Russian troops in Georgia S.Res.141, a…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00122

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 605: Motion to Invoke Cloture on S.Amdt.605 to H.R.3; To provide a complete substitute.Result: Agreed to (92-7, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00122

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 605: Motion to Invoke Cloture on S.Amdt.605 to H.R.3; To provide a complete substitute.Result: Agreed to (92-7, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid Floor Statement on Sixth Circuit Nominees

Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement on the Senate Floor today. Mr. President, I want to try again to persuade my Republican colleagues that the nuclear option to break the Senate rules regarding judicial nominations is unnecessary and unwise. Earlier this week, I came to the Senate floor and offered to enter…

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Reid Floor Statement on Sixth Circuit Nominees

Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement on the Senate Floor today. Mr. President, I want to try again to persuade my Republican colleagues that the nuclear option to break the Senate rules regarding judicial nominations is unnecessary and unwise. Earlier this week, I came to the Senate floor and offered to enter…

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Princeton Students Culminate “Frist Filibuster” With Speeches From Senators Jon Corzine and Chuck Schumer

WASHINGTON, DC – After more than 385 hours, Princeton University students culminated their mock “filibuster” of Bill Frist with speeches from Senators Jon Corzine and Chuck Schumer today. Students began their protests at Princeton University on April 26th and arrived at the Capitol at 9:00 am on Wednesday where they were joined by students from…

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Reid Floor Statement on Sixth Circuit Nominees

Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement on the Senate Floor today. Mr. President, I want to try again to persuade my Republican colleagues that the nuclear option to break the Senate rules regarding judicial nominations is unnecessary and unwise. Earlier this week, I came to the Senate floor and offered to enter…

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Reid Joins Effort to Extend Terrorism Risk Insurance

Today, Democratic Leader Harry Reid signed on as a co-sponsor of S. 467, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Extension Act (TRIA) of 2005. TRIA provides an important government backstop for the terrorism insurance market that disappeared after the attacks of September 11th. This legislation has been effective in assisting business access to terrorism risk insurance and…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, May 12, 2005

H.R.3, the Highway bill

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