Senate Democrats

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Day December 20, 2005

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, December 20, 2005

S.Res.341, a resolution to commend Dr. Douglas Holtz-Eakin on his retirement as Director of the Congressional Budget Office


Democratic Leaders Call on Bush to Provide Additional Information on Surveillance Program

Washington, DC – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence John D. Rockefeller and Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee Patrick Leahy wrote to President Bush today to call on him to provide Congress with additional information on his highly-classified electronic surveillance of U.S. citizens. They called…


Reid: Republican Congress Leaves Medicaid’s Most Vulnerable Beneficiaries Unprotected

$16 billion cuts would reduce benefits, increase costs Washington, DC – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today expressed indignation and opposition to the Medicaid provisions contained in the federal budget legislation that would be particularly harmful for minorities and low income families. Some of the most harmful provisions include increased out-of pocket costs for patients,…


Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, December 20, 2005

The Conference Report to Accompany S.1932, the Budget Reconciliation bill