Senate Democrats

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Month October 2005

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, October 31, 2005

S.Res.255, a resolution recognizing the achievements of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Waterfowl Population Survey

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, October 31, 2005

S.1932, the Budget Reconciliation bill

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Reid Statement on the Nomination of Judge Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court

Washington, D.C. – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement regarding the nomination of Judge Samuel Alito to the United States Supreme Court. “The nomination of Judge Alito requires an especially long hard look by the Senate because of what happened last week to Harriet Miers. Conservative activists forced Miers to withdraw from…

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REID STATEMENT ON INDICTMENT

Washington, D.C. – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement. “These are very serious charges. They suggest that a senior White House aide put politics ahead of our national security and the rule of law. “This case is bigger than the leak of highly classified information. It is about how the Bush White…

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Reid and Leahy Urge Consensus Supreme Court Nominee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is a letter from Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid and Senate Judiciary Committee Member Patrick Leahy to President Bush on the replacement for withdrawn Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers. The text of the letter is below: October 28, 2005 The Honorable George W. Bush The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue,…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, October 28, 2005

Morning Business

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, October 27, 2005

S.Con.Res.61, a concurrent resolution to authorize the remains of Rosa Parks to lie in honor in the Rotunda of the Capitol S.Res.289, a resolution to honor “Shoeless” Joe Jackson on his accomplishments in baseball S.Res.290, a resolution honoring the life of former Congressman Edward Roybal H.Con.Res.276, a concurrent resolution to correct the enrollment of H.R.3765,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00281

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.3010, As Amended; A bill making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (94-3, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00280

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2300: Ensign S.Amdt.2300; To prohibit funding for the support, development, or distribution of the Department of Education’s e-Language Learning System (ELLS).Result: Rejected (41-56, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00279

On the Motion S.Amdt. 2287: Motion to Waive CBA Re: Boxer S.Amdt.2287, As Modified; To increase appropriations for after-school programs through 21st century community learning centers.Result: Rejected (41-56, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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