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Day May 17, 2005

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, May 17, 2005

S.Res.140, a resolution expressing support for the historic meeting in Havana of the Assembly to Promote the Civil Society in Cuba on May 20, 2005 S.Res.144, a resolution commending two FBI agents for their efforts in detaining Zacarias Moussaoui

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00125

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.3 As Amended; A bill to authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (89-11, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00124

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 646: Sessions S.Amdt.646 As Modified; To reduce funding for certain programs.Result: Rejected (16-84, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00125

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.3 As Amended; A bill to authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (89-11, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00124

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 646: Sessions S.Amdt.646 As Modified; To reduce funding for certain programs.Result: Rejected (16-84, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00123

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 611: Allen S.Amdt.611; To modify the eligibility requirements for States to receive a grant under section 405 of title 49, United States Code.Result: Rejected (14-86, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00123

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 611: Allen S.Amdt.611; To modify the eligibility requirements for States to receive a grant under section 405 of title 49, United States Code.Result: Rejected (14-86, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senator Harry Reid’s Remarks at Stakeout

Reid emphasizes need for Checks & Balances and the work of the American people Remarks as prepared for delivery: The Republican leadership reminds me a little of the Roman Emperor Nero, who is famously accused of fiddling in the hills over Rome while the city burned. We have gas prices well-above two-dollars, and a need…

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Reid Floor Statement on Nuclear Option

Washington, DC – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid delivered the following remarks on the Senate floor today. Remarks as prepared for delivery: “Yesterday afternoon the Majority Leader and I met one last time trying to reach a compromise that would avert the so-called nuclear option. That effort was unsuccessful. “It appears that the Majority Leader…

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Reid Statement on the Anniversary of Brown V. Board of Education

Washington, DC – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement on the 51st anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education Decision: “A quality education is the great equalizer in America, and the key to getting ahead. It was for me growing up in the small town of Searchlight, NV, and it remains…

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