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Day February 9, 2006

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, February 09, 2006

S.2166, Hurricane Election Relief Act of 2005 H.R.22, Postal Reform (with text of S.662, as amended)

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00013

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2748: Motion to Table Cornyn S.Amdt.2748; To provide a new system by which to resolve claims for bodily injury caused by asbestos exposure, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (70-27, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00013

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2748: Motion to Table Cornyn S.Amdt.2748; To provide a new system by which to resolve claims for bodily injury caused by asbestos exposure, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (70-27, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Rural Report Card: The Bush Budget Fails to Address the Needs of Rural America

President Bush’s budget for Fiscal Year 2007 would severely cut programs that directly affect the quality of life of rural Americans. The following “Rural Report Card” is an assessment of the President’s annual spending plan and the negative impact it would have on working families, farmers, small businesses and local economies across the heartland. As…

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REID STATEMENT ON THE PATRIOT ACT

Washington, DC–Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement on the announcement that a deal had been reached in negotiations on the PATRIOT Act. “I commend my Republican colleagues for working hard to make the Patriot Act better. Democrats strongly believe we must have all necessary tools to fight terrorism, but we want checks…

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DEMOCRATS RALLY FOR KATRINA RECOVERY PLAN

Senators and hurricane victims call on the President to keep his promise to rebuild Washington, DC– Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today joined Senator Mary Landrieu, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, and hundreds of Gulf Coast residents displaced by Hurricane Katrina to rally for real attention to rebuilding the region. In the more than five months…

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REID: BUSH FAILED TO LAY OUT A COMPREHENSIVE STRATEGY TO WIN THE WAR ON TERROR

Washington, DC – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today on the president’s failure to lay out a comprehensive strategy to win the war on terror: “As is too often the case with this president, the rhetoric does not match the reality. The fact is this White House has committed a series…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, February 09, 2006

S.852, the Asbestos bill

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