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Day October 26, 2005

Senate Roll Call Vote #00270

On the Motion S.Amdt. 2194: Motion to Waive CBA Reed S.Amdt.2194, As Further Modified; To provide for appropriations for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program.Result: Rejected (54-43, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00269

On the Motion S.Amdt. 2275: Motion to Waive CBA Re: Byrd S.Amdt.2275; To provide additional funding for title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.Result: Rejected (44-51, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00269

On the Motion S.Amdt. 2275: Motion to Waive CBA Re: Byrd S.Amdt.2275; To provide additional funding for title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.Result: Rejected (44-51, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: America Needs a Coherent and Comprehensive Strategy for China

Washington, DC – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today on the Bush administration’s decision to use the World Trade Organization to Pressure China on Intellectual Property Rights: “I applaud the Bush administration’s decision to use the WTO to increase the pressure on China to enforce U.S. intellectual property rights. It is…

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Reid: We Must Extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

Washington, DC – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today on the need to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act: “Today’s report day by the Rand Corporation reiterates the importance of extending the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) to insure that future terrorist attacks do not cripple our economy and concludes there…

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Reid: The Senate Failed to Stand Up for America’s Priorities Today

Washington, DC – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today on the Senate’s failure to stand up for America’s priorities: “Democrats are working to provide educational opportunities for our children, lift more Americans out of poverty and help working families heat their homes. Unfortunately, Republicans rejected these efforts and stood in the…

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Reid Floor Statement on the Passing of Congressman Edward R. Roybal

Washington, D.C. – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid gave the following statement on the floor of the United States Senate today on the passing of Congressman Edward R. Roybal. Remarks as prepared: Mr. President, I was honored and privileged to call Congressman Ed Roybal a friend. He died Monday, and he will be missed. My…

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Reid: President’s Misplaced Economic Policies Are Hurting Working Families

Washington, DC – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today on the president’s misplaced economic priorities: “Today, working families are facing difficult choices caused a drop in their wages and the increased costs for nearly everything from gasoline and home heating to prescription drugs and college tuition. The squeeze has left these…

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Reid and Pelosi Call on Bush to Release a Comprehensive Counter-Terrorism Strategy

Washington, D.C. – Four years after September 11, 2001, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined together today with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, former White House Chief of Staff John Podesta, former National Security Council Counter-Terrorism Director Rand Beers, former Assistant Secretary of State Susan Rice and former…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, October 26, 2005

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

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