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Day November 16, 2005

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, November 16, 2005

S.Con.Res.62, Rosa Parks Statue in Capitol (with Dodd-Lott amendment) S.1234, Veterans COLA (with Craig substitute amendment) S.695, New Shipper Review H.R.1973, Paul Simon Water for the Poor S.206, Ice Floods National Geologic Trail S.242, Establish a memorial to Columbia Space Shuttle in Texas S.584, Rocky Mountain National Park S.652, Ben Franklin Memorial S.895, Rural Water…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00329

On the Conference Report: Conference Report to Accompany H.R.2862; An Act making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, Science, and related agencies, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (94-5, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00328

On Passage of the Bill: S.1783 as Amended; A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the pension funding rules, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (97-2, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00327

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2583: Akaka S.Amdt.2583; To compute the actuarial value of monthly benefits in the form of a life annuity commencing at age 60 for certain airline pilots.Result: Agreed to (58-41, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00329

On the Conference Report: Conference Report to Accompany H.R.2862; An Act making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, Science, and related agencies, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (94-5, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00328

On Passage of the Bill: S.1783 as Amended; A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the pension funding rules, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (97-2, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00327

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2583: Akaka S.Amdt.2583; To compute the actuarial value of monthly benefits in the form of a life annuity commencing at age 60 for certain airline pilots.Result: Agreed to (58-41, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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REID RAISES EARLY CONCERNS ABOUT ALITO NOMINATION

Washington, D.C. – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid delivered the following statement today on the floor of the United States Senate. Remarks as prepared: “Two weeks ago the President nominated Judge Samuel A. Alito Jr. to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States. I congratulate Judge Alito on this high honor, and I…

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Reid: We Need Answers and a Way Forward in Iraq, Not Another Cheney Attack Speech

Washington, DC – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid gave the following speech on the Senate Floor tonight. Remarks as prepared for delivery: “Tonight the Vice President has come out of his bunker and is speaking at a gathering of Washington DC insiders, which is closed to the press. “Unfortunately, he brought his bunker mentality with…

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Reid: Americans Need Retirement Security

Together, America Can Do Better Washington, DC – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement on the Senate’s passage of the pensions bill: “Senators Baucus and Kennedy should be congratulated for their diligent work in hammering out a consensus bill that provides security to workers and stability to the companies that offer defined…

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