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Day June 22, 2005

Senate Roll Call Vote #00147

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 805: Motion to Table Schumer S.Amdt.805 As Modified; To express the sense of the Senate regarding management of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to lower the burden of gasoline prices on the economy of the United States and circumvent the efforts of OPEC to reap windfall profits.Result: Agreed to (57-39,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00146

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 841: Motion to Table Feinstein S.Amdt.841; To prohibit the Commission from approving an application for the authorization of the siting, construction, expansion, or operation of facilities located onshore or in State waters for the import of natural gas from a foreign country or the export of natural gas to…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00146

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 841: Motion to Table Feinstein S.Amdt.841; To prohibit the Commission from approving an application for the authorization of the siting, construction, expansion, or operation of facilities located onshore or in State waters for the import of natural gas from a foreign country or the export of natural gas to…

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Statement by Senator Reid on Democratic Caucus on Iraq

“In recent weeks members of our caucus have come to me to express the concerns they are hearing from their constituents about the Administration’s present policy in Iraq and its failure to present the facts about the war to the American people. “It has become clear that the Administration’s plan for Iraq is adrift and…

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Reid Blasts Latest Privatization Scheme

Senate Democratic Leader says DeMint Plan Cuts Benefits, Increases Debt and Weakens Social Security Democratic Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) today released the following statement: “The latest Republican privatization scheme is a transparent political gimmick that would weaken Social Security. Like the president’s plan, the DeMint Bill would force benefit cuts and an increase in debt,…

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Reid Statement on Status of Bolton Nomination

Washington, D.C. – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid issued this statement on the nomination of John Bolton to the United Nations on Senate floor today. Remarks as prepared: Mr. President, yesterday at the White House, it was reported that the President told Republican leaders to “keep fighting” to get Mr. Bolton, the President’s nominee to…

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Reid Floor Statement on the McCain-Lieberman Climate Change Amendment

As prepared for delivery: Global warming constitutes one of the great challenges of our time. Greenhouse gas emissions from the burning of fossil fuels threaten not only our environment, but also our economy and our public health. Should we continue unabated our current rate of polluting, we threaten to disrupt the delicate ecological balance on…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, June 22, 2005

H.R.6, the Energy bill

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