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Day February 7, 2006

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, February 07, 2006

S.Res.367, a resolution to congratulate the Pittsburgh Steelers on winning Super Bowl XL S.Res.369, a resolution to congratulate the American Dental Association for sponsoring the 4th Annual “Give Kids a Smile” program S.Res.355, a resolution to honor the service of the National Guard S.Con.Res.69, a concurrent resolution supporting the goals and ideals of a Day…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00012

On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.852; A bill to create a fair and efficient system to resolve claims of victims for bodily injury caused by asbestos exposure, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (98-1, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00012

On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.852; A bill to create a fair and efficient system to resolve claims of victims for bodily injury caused by asbestos exposure, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (98-1, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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REID STATEMENT ON ASBESTOS LEGISLATION

Washington, DC–Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid delivered the following floor remarks today, renewing his opposition to the proposed asbestos legislation. Remarks as prepared follow below. STATEMENT OF SENATOR HARRY REID OPPOSING THE ASBESTOS BILL (S. 852) FEBRUARY 7, 2006 Mr. President, I rise again to express my strong opposition to the asbestos bill before the…

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DEMOCRATS CALL FOR BETTER BUDGET PRIORITIES

Washington, DC–Senator Tom Harkin today joined Americans endangered by President Bush’s new budget to call for better budget priorities. The President’s new budget contains massive cuts in funding for health care and for education, hurting people who need help the most to reward lobbyists and special interests. Fact sheets on the cuts are attached at…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Motion to Proceed to S.852, the Asbestos bill

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