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Day December 16, 2005

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, December 16, 2005

S.2120, Regulated Milk Marketing H.R.4440, Katrina Tax (with substitute amendment) H.R.3402, DOJ Authorization (with substitute amendmetn with reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act and DOJ Authorization) S.Res.337, a resolution relating to anti-semitic statement of the President of Iran House Message to S.467, Terrorism Risk Insurance (concur in House amendment with further amendment) S.Res.339, a…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00358

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Conference to Accompany H.R.3199; A bill to extend and modify authorities needed to combat terrorism, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (52-47, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00358

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Conference to Accompany H.R.3199; A bill to extend and modify authorities needed to combat terrorism, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (52-47, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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REID: PROTECTING OUR BORDERS SHOULD NOT INCLUDE DEMONIZING IMMIGRANTS

WASHINGTON, DC – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today issued the following statement on the Border Protection, Antiterrorism, and Illegal Immigration Control Act of 2005″ (H.R. 4437): “Tonight, the House passed a mean-spirited, extreme, anti-immigrant bill that is unworkable and un-American. This radical bill has very little to do with securing our borders and instead…

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FLOOR STATEMENT OF SENATOR HARRY REID ON REAUTHORIZATION OF THE USA-PATRIOT ACT

Washington, D.C. -Today, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid delivered the following remarks regarding the Reauthorization of the Patriot Act on the U.S. Senate floor. Remarks as prepared: “I will vote against the motion to invoke cloture on the PATRIOT Act conference report. Rather than cut off debate on this flawed bill, we should work harder…

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REID: DEBEMOS PROTEGER NUESTRAS FRONTERS SIN DEMONIZAR A INMIGRANTES

WASHINGTON, DC – El Líder Demócrata del Senado Harry Reid emitió hoy la siguiente declaración sobre la Ley de Protección Fronteriza, Antiterrorismo y Control de Inmigración Ilegal del 2005 (H.R. 4437):

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REID: IT’S TIME FOR CONGRESS TO WORK FOR THE AMERICAN PEOPLE

Washington, DC – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid delivered the following remarks today at a Democratic rally against Republican corruption. A fact sheet on the Republican Leadership’s abuse of power follows below. Remarks prepared for delivery: “All of us here today love our country. That’s why we refuse to settle for the unsettled situation we…

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REID, ENSIGN INTRODUCE NUCLEAR WASTE ON-SITE STORAGE LEGISLATION

http://reid.senate.gov/pdfs/Take_Title_2005.pdf Bill will eliminate need for central nuclear waste repository like proposed Yucca Mountain project WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Harry Reid and John Ensign introduced legislation today mandating that nuclear waste be stored on-site where it is produced and requiring the federal government to take responsibility for possession, stewardship, maintenance, and monitoring of the…

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REID STATEMENT ON NOMINATIONS TO THE FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION

Washington, DC – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today on the president’s nomination of Steven T. Walther and Robert D. Lenhard to the Federal Election Commission: “I am very pleased the president acted today upon my two recommendations for Commissioners on the Federal Election Commission (FEC), Steven T. Walther and Robert…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, December 16, 2005

Conference Report to Accompany H.R.3199, the PATRIOT Act

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