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Day September 7, 2005

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, September 07, 2005

S.Res.235, a resolution to permit Senators, staff and officers to accept non-monetary donations for victims of Hurricane Katrina

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00222

On the Resolution: S.Res.234; A resolution relative to the death of William H. Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States.Result: Agreed to (95-0, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00222

On the Resolution: S.Res.234; A resolution relative to the death of William H. Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States.Result: Agreed to (95-0, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Americans Deserve Answers Independent of Politics

WASHINGTON, DC – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today issued the following statement: “We must make sure that the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina never happens again. Democrats strongly prefer that the response to Hurricane Katrina be investigated by a commission of independent experts like the 9/11 commission. “An investigation of the Republican Administration by…

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Reid Letter to Chairman Collins on Oversight Hearing

“Nearly four years after the terrorist attacks of 9/11 sent a clear signal that we needed to be better prepared for major catastrophes on U.S. soil, the American people have a right to expect their government to perform better.” Washington, DC – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid sent the following letter to Senator Susan Collins,…

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Reid: It’s Time We Got to Work For Victims of Katrina

Floor Statement of Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid Remarks as prepared: It’s now been well over a week since Hurricane Katrina battered our Gulf Coast, and the world became aware of the horrible flooding in New Orleans. We’ve all seen the terrible images of families struggling to survive and prayed for their safety as they’ve…

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Democratic Leaders Urge Suspension of Budget Reconciliation to Focus on Needs of Victims of Hurricane Katrina

Washington, D.C. – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senator Kent Conrad, Ranking Member of the Senate Budget Committee, and Congressman John Spratt, Ranking Member of the House Budget Committee sent a letter to the Republican Leadership and Chairmen of the House and Senate Budget Committee, urging them to suspend budget…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, September 07, 2005

S.Res.234, a resolution relative to the death of William H. Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States

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