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Month June 2005

Reid Welcomes Intelligence Reform Implementation

Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement: Washington, D.C. – “After three months of review, the White House finally announced today that it will implement most of the 74 recommendations of the Silberman-Robb commission on improving weapons of mass destruction intelligence. It’s about time. “The Commission’s analysis was a stark reminder of the badly…

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Reid Reaffirms Commitment to Stop Privatization

Calls Proposals to Weaken Social Security Out of Place “By now my Republican colleagues should realize that proposals to weaken Social Security are out of place in this debate. Yet once again, the Republican majority is pushing a risky privatization scheme that will weaken Social Security, cut benefits and increase the debt. “I also would…

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Reid Expresses Support for Embryonic Stem Cell Research

Reid Praises Bipartisan Support for Life Saving Research Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement: (Washington, DC) “This year, we are taking important steps forward in opening a crucial avenue of medical discovery, embryonic stem cell research. The House passed stem cell bill was a victory for millions of Americans who suffer from deadly…

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Reid Actuality: Democrats Ready to Give Veterans the Care They Deserve

Washington, DC – The Senate Democratic Communications Center released the following actuality featuring Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid stating Democrats’ disappointment with the President’s speech on Iraq and reiterating how Democrats are leading the charge to fix the Veterans’ health care shortfall. Actuality is available for download at: http://democrats.gov/actualities/reid/reid050629.mp3 The text of Senator Reid’s actuality…

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Reid Floor Speech on Veterans Funding

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery: “Mr. President, like many Americans, I listened carefully to the President’s Iraq speech last night. As I said in a letter to him earlier this week, his address to the nation afforded him an excellent opportunity to present to the American people his plan for success, to discuss the costs…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, June 29, 2005

H.R.2361, the Interior Appropriations bill S.1307, the CAFTA Implementation bill

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, June 28, 2005

S.Res.183, a resolution recognizing the achievements and contributions of the Migratory Bird Commission on the occasion of its 72nd Anniversary S.Res.154, a resolution designating October 21, 2005 as “National Mammography Day” S.Res.135, a resolution designating the week of November 6-12, 2005 as “National Veterans Awareness Week”

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00160

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1003: Coburn S.Amdt.1003; To require conference report inclusion of limitations, directives, and earmarks.Result: Rejected (33-59, 8 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00159

On the Motion S.Amdt. 1019: Motion to Waive C.B.A. re: Coburn S.Amdt.1019; To transfer funding to the Special Diabetes Program for Indians and the Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program within the Indian Health Service from funding for federal land acquisition.Result: Rejected (17-75, 8 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00160

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1003: Coburn S.Amdt.1003; To require conference report inclusion of limitations, directives, and earmarks.Result: Rejected (33-59, 8 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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