Senate Democrats

October 2005
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Day October 20, 2005

Senate Roll Call Vote #00260

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2093: Motion To Table Coburn S.Amdt.2093 As Modified; To prohibit any funds under the Act from being used for a parking facility as part of the Joslyn Art Museum Master Plan, in Omaha, Nebraska.Result: Agreed to (86-13, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]


Reid: We Can Do Better Than Leaving Working Families Out in the Cold

Washington, DC – Today, Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement upon the Senate’s failure to pass emergency heating assistance to working families: “I know that we can do better than leaving working families out in the cold this winter. Sadly, the Senate has failed again to provide these families with the emergency assistance…


Democratic Leadership, Latino and Asian Pacific Islander Advocates Discuss Immigrants’ Challenges Post-Katrina

Problems highlight another reason why comprehensive immigration reform is needed WASHINGTON, DC – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, Senator Edward Kennedy (MA), Senator Barbara Boxer (CA), Senator Richard Durbin (IL), and Congressman Mike Honda (CA-5) met today with community, faith and relief services leaders including Rev. Larry Snyder, President of Catholic Charities USA, Cecilia Muñoz,…


Reid Calls on Frist to Take Up the Defense Authorization Bill

Washington, DC – Today, Democratic Leader Harry Reid called on Senator William H. Frist, the Majority Leader, to take up the Defense Authorization Bill. The text of the letter is below: October 20, 2005 The Honorable William H. Frist Majority Leader United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Bill: Thank you for your letter of…


Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, October 20, 2005

H.R.3058, the Transportation, Treasury, HUD Appropriations bill