Senate Democrats

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Day July 1, 2005

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, July 01, 2005

S.Res.186, a resolution relating to victims of genocide in Darfur, Sudan S.Res.187, a resolution to permit filming of Senate Chamber for historic documentary of Capitol S.Res.188, legal counsel representation S.1368, a bill to reauthorize the U.S. Parole Commission and Sentencing Commission S.1275, a bill to designate teh Alice Brusich Post Office Building in Ward Cove,…


Reid Statement on the Death of Nevadan Shane Patton

“I was deeply saddened to hear reports of the death of Shane Patton, a Navy SEAL from Las Vegas who was in a helicopter that was shot down in Afghanistan. 16 U.S. servicemen were killed in that crash, and the military is still notifying the families of some victims. Patton was a graduate of Boulder…


Statement of Senator Harry Reid on the Retirement of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor

Justice Sandra Day O’Connor has been an inspirational figure to all Americans. As the first woman to serve on the United States Supreme Court, she blazed a trail that many will follow. As a Westerner, she brought to the Court a love of the land and an appreciation for individual rights. And as a former…


Reid Statement on Passage of Short Term Extension of the TANF Program

Statement of Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid Regarding the Passage of the Short Term Extension of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program “Yesterday, the Senate passed the House extension to the TANF program. H.R. 3021 provides a 3-month extension for the existing TANF program, ensuring that our nation’s most vulnerable populations will have…


Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, July 01, 2005

Morning Business


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]


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]