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Day September 15, 2005

Senate Roll Call Vote #00231

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1713: Grassley S.Amdt.1713, As Modified; To provide that funds must be used in a manner consistent with the Bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority Act of 2002.Result: Agreed to (99-0, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Democratic Leaders: America Needs Leadership in Recovery, Rebuilding and Renewal

Washington, DC – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement: “The President offered comforting words tonight, but the victims of Hurricane Katrina don’t need just words, they need a plan that will lead the way in recovery, rebuilding, and renewal. We cannot change the past for the…

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DEM�”CRATAS URGEN A DHS QUE EMITA DECLARACI�”N OFICIAL PARA QUE INMIGRANTES BUSQUEN AYUDA

Demócratas del Senado, encabezados por el Líder Harry Reid enviaron la siguiente carta al Secretario Michael Chertoff, urgiendo al Departamento de Seguridad Interna a que emita una declaración formal para asegurar a los inmigrantes víctimas del Huracán Katrina que pueden buscar ayuda de las agencias de alivio sin miedo de que serán entregados a las…

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Senate, House Democrats Kick off Hispanic Heritage Month

6th Annual Democratic Leadership Summit Focuses on Emerging Latino Populations (WASHINGTON, DC)- Today Senate and House Democrats kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month with the 6th Annual Democratic Hispanic Leadership Summit and unveiled the report New Communities and Opportunities–Perspectives on Emerging Latino Populations. The event, held in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., is organized by…

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Reid: Frist’s Proposal Fails the Critical Test of Independence

Washington, DC – Democratic Leader Harry Reid today wrote to Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist informing him that the proposal to establish a select committee to review the nation’s preparation for and response to Hurricane Katrina fails the critical test of independence and non-partisan review. Reid expressed continued support for an independent commission to investigate…

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Democrats Urge DHS to Issue A Formal Statement Reassuring Immigrants to Seek Help Without Fear

Senate Democrats sent the following letter today to Secretary Michael Chertoff urging the Department of Homeland Security to issue a formal statement reassuring immigrant victims of Hurricane Katrina that they can seek help from relief agencies without fear of deportation or being turned over to immigration authorities: September 14, 2005 The Honorable Michael Chertoff Secretary…

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Reid: America Can Do Better for Victims of Katrina

In advance of President Bush’s address tonight, U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today: “The families in the Gulf don’t need to hear a speech from me. And they certainly don’t need to hear another speech from President Bush. What they need is leadership. That’s why we’re here to give our…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, September 15, 2005

H.R.2862, the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations bill

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