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Month June 2005

Senate Roll Call Vote #00172

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.2419 As Amended; A bill making appropriations for energy and water development for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (92-3, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00171

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1085: Feinstein S.Amdt.1085; To prohibit the use of funds for the Robust Nuclear Earth Penetrator and utilize the amount of otherwise available to reduce the National debt.Result: Rejected (43-53, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00170

On Passage of the Bill: S.1307; A bill to implement the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement.Result: Passed (54-45, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00170

On Passage of the Bill: S.1307; A bill to implement the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement.Result: Passed (54-45, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, June 30, 2005

H.R.2985, Legislative Branch Appropriations bill (with Lott-Dodd amendment) H.R.3021, 3-Month Extension of TANF H.R.3104, Extension of Highway bill to July 19, 2005 H.Con.Res.198, Adjournment Resolution

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Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid Blasts Bush for Failed Trade Policy

Bush Has No Policy on China, No Policy on the Trade Deficit, No Policy to Keep America Competitive Washington, D.C. – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid blasted the Bush Administration for having a failed trade policy today as the Senate considered the CAFTA agreement. In his floor speech, Senator Reid noted that although America is…

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Reid Statement Regarding Potential Supreme Court Vacancy

The following statement from Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid has been submitted into today’s Congressional Record: “As the Senate prepares to adjourn for the July 4 recess, one of the most noteworthy developments is an event that has not occurred. Despite widespread speculation, there have been no announced retirements from the United States Supreme Court.…

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Reid Committed to Extending Terrorism Risk Insurance Despite Administration’s Intent to Dismantle

Today the U.S. Department of Treasury released its assessment of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002 (TRIA) and the state of the terrorism insurance marketplace. I am troubled by this flawed study and its recommendations. It is ironic that in the same week that President Bush reminded us of the continued threat of terrorism…

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Pro-Trade Democrats Blast Bush Trade Policy

Democrats Call CAFTA Just One Example of Misplaced Priorities Washington, DC – Today, leading pro-trade Senate Democrats joined together in opposition to the Central American Free Trade Agreement and the Bush administration’s failed trade policies. Assistant Democratic Leader Dick Durbin, Senator Debbie Stabenow, Senator Chuck Schumer and Senator John Kerry declared CAFTA a flawed agreement…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, June 30, 2005

S.1307, the CAFTA Implementation bill H.R.2419, the Energy & Water Appropriations bill

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