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Month October 2005

Senate Roll Call Vote #00275

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on H.R.3010; 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: Agreed to (97-0, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid on Miers Withdrawal

Washington, D.C. – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement on Harriet Miers’ withdrawal of her nomination to the United States Supreme Court. “The radical right wing of the Republican Party killed the Harriet Miers nomination. Apparently, Ms. Miers did not satisfy those who want to pack the Supreme Court with rigid ideologues.…

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Reid Actuality on Harriet Miers’ Withdrawal

Washington, D.C. – The Senate Democratic Communications Center released the following actuality featuring Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid commenting on the withdrawal of Harriet Miers to the U.S. Supreme Court. Actuality is available at: 1-800-511-0763 Code: 4751 mp3 file available at: http://demradio.senate.gov/actualities/reid/reid051027miers.mp3 ###

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Senate Passes Frist, Reid Resolution Allowing Rosa Parks to Lie in Honor in the Rotunda of the Capitol

Americans have opportunity to pay last respects WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist and Minority Leader Harry Reid introduced a resolution tonight allowing the remains of Rosa Parks to lie in honor in the rotunda of the Capitol. The Resolution passed the Senate unanimously with a companion Resolution expected to pass the House…

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Senate Democrats Work to Provide Immediate Relief From High Gas and Home Heating Prices

WASHINGTON, DC – While big oil companies reported record high profits this week, Senate Democrats today urged real relief from record high gas and home heating prices for America’s families. “It’s long past time for the Congress to address the increasingly high energy prices consumers have faced over the last two years. While oil companies…

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Reid: We Must Do Better to Protect Americans From the Avian Flu

Washington, DC – Today, Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement on the Senate’s approval of $8 billion to protect Americans from the avian flu: “Today, the Senate approved an $8 billion amendment to the Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations bill that will help to prepare and protect the American people…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, October 27, 2005

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

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, October 26, 2005

S.1285, a bill to designate the Rosa Parks Federal Building (with Warner amendment) S.Res.282, a resolution supporting goals and ideals of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month S.Res.288, a resolution recognizing the life and accomplishments of Wellington Mara

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00274

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2232: Coburn S.Amdt.2232; To increase funding for the AIDS drug assistance program.Result: Rejected (14-85, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00273

On the Motion S.Amdt. 2292: Motion to Waive CBA Re: Clinton S.Amdt.2292; To provide additional funding for part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.Result: Rejected (46-53, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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