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Day October 25, 2005

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, October 25, 2005

S.Res.286, a resolution commending the Grand Ole Opry on the occasion of the 80th Anniversary S.443, Criminal Antitrust Offenses S.Res.287, a resolution honoring the life of Rosa Parks

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00268

On the Motion S.Amdt. 2213: Motion to Waive CBA Re: Kennedy S.Amdt.2213; To increase the maximum Federal Pell Grant award by $200 to $4,250.Result: Rejected (48-51, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00268

On the Motion S.Amdt. 2213: Motion to Waive CBA Re: Kennedy S.Amdt.2213; To increase the maximum Federal Pell Grant award by $200 to $4,250.Result: Rejected (48-51, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00267

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2196: Durbin S.Amdt.2196; To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to submit to Congress a plan for changing the numerical identifier used to identify Medicare beneficiaries under the Medicare program.Result: Agreed to (98-0, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00267

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2196: Durbin S.Amdt.2196; To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to submit to Congress a plan for changing the numerical identifier used to identify Medicare beneficiaries under the Medicare program.Result: Agreed to (98-0, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid Honors Troops Killed in Iraq

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the number of U.S. military deaths in Iraq reached more than 2,000 today, U.S. Senator Harry Reid honored the memory and service of those who made the ultimate sacrifice. In a speech on the Senate floor, Reid spoke of the 13 Nevadans who were killed in Iraq. Remarks as prepared: “Regrettably…

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Reid Tribute to Rosa Parks

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following floor statement today remembering Rosa Parks: Remarks as prepared: “Mr. President, yesterday our nation lost one of our heroes, Rosa Parks – the mother of the modern civil rights movement. “The movement that she helped launch changed not only our country, but the entire…

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Reid and Pelosi Call on Congress to Address America’s Priorities

Together, We Can Do Better For Working Families Washington, D.C. – With Republicans focused this week on pushing through their immoral budget that spends billions more on tax breaks for the wealthy while cutting health care, housing and other assistance for working families, Democrats are determined to do better for American families. Senate Democratic Leader…

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Reid Statement on the Passing of Congressman Edward R. Roybal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the statement of Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid on the passing of former Congressman Ed Roybal, a pioneering figure in the Latino community and founder of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus: “I was honored and privileged to call Ed Roybal a friend. I remember him as a quiet man with…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, October 25, 2005

H.R.3010, the Labor, HHS Appropriations bill

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