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Day October 4, 2005

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, October 04, 2005

S.392, a bill to authorize a Congressional Gold Medal to the Tuskegee Airmen S.1197, Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization (with Specter amendment) S.Res.264, a resolution to express sympathy for the people of Indonesia in the aftermath of the deadly bombing in Bali on October 1, 2005


Reid: It’s Time to Put Seniors First

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today on the flawed implementation of the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit: “The Administration has created a drug benefit that is so confusing, even the people running Medicare can’t get it right. I have always supported adding prescription drug coverage to Medicare, but I know…


Reid: Mr. President, We Can Do Better

Washington, DC – Democratic Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement today: “The American people are looking at Washington today and demanding leadership and accountability from their leaders. Unfortunately, instead of joining Democrats in moving in a new direction and taking real action on gas prices, national security and Katrina relief, the president today signaled…


From Energy to Katrina Relief, Reid Says Together We Can Do Better

Washington, DC – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate. Remarks as prepared: “Yesterday President Bush announced that he will nominate White House Counsel Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court. I congratulate Ms. Miers on this high honor, and I pledge that Senate Democrats will…


Democratic Leaders Call on Bush to Take Important Steps to Protect Americans From Avian Flu

Washington, D.C. – Today, Senate Democrats sent a letter to President Bush calling on him to take important steps to protect and prepare Americans for an Avian Flu pandemic. A text of the letter is following: October 4, 2005 President George W. Bush The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, D.C. 20500 Dear Mr. President,…


Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, October 04, 2005

H.R.2863, the Department of Defense Appropriations bill