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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, April 27, 2006

S.Res.451, a resolution relating to democracy in Nepal S.Res.452, a resolution relating to the cultural and educational contributions of the American Ballet Theatre S.Res.453, a resolution relating to charter schools S.Res.454, a resolution to honor Malcom P. McLean as the father of containerization S.Res.412, a resolution to recognize public servants during “Public Service Recognition Week”…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00101

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3709: Byrd S.Amdt.3709; To express the sense of the Senate on requests for funds for military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan for fiscal years after fiscal year 2007.Result: Agreed to (94-0, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00100

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 3641: Motion to Table Coburn S.Amdt.3641 “Div. II”; To perfect the bill.Result: Rejected (44-51, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00101

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3709: Byrd S.Amdt.3709; To express the sense of the Senate on requests for funds for military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan for fiscal years after fiscal year 2007.Result: Agreed to (94-0, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00100

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 3641: Motion to Table Coburn S.Amdt.3641 “Div. II”; To perfect the bill.Result: Rejected (44-51, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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DEMOCRATS CALL FOR AN END TO BIG OIL’S TAX BREAKS

Washington, DC — With gas prices skyrocketing past $3 a gallon and oil companies reaping record profits, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, Assistant Democratic Leader Dick Durbin, Senator Debbie Stabenow, and Senator Chuck Schumer today sent the following letter to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley, urging him to remove massive and unwarranted subsidies to…

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REID: AMERICAN FAMILIES’ BUDGETS SHOULD MATTER MORE THAN BIG OIL’S PROFITS

Washington, DC — With today’s announcement that Exxon enjoyed sky-high profits while Americans struggled with sky-high gas prices, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement: “It is a travesty that oil companies should be making such staggering profits on the backs of Americans trying to fill their gas tanks. Americans expect their government…

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DEMOCRATS CALL FOR A REAL DRUG BENEFIT THAT SERVES SENIORS

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid and Democratic Senators Bill Nelson and Jeff Bingaman today sent the following letter to Health and Human Services Director Michael Leavitt and Social Security Administration Director Jo Anne Barnhart. The implementation of the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit has been marred by problems, and Democrats are working to…

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REID: THE REPUBLICAN BIG OIL ADDICTION GROWS

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today on the Republican plan to lower gas prices by giving new hand outs to the oil industry. “It is disappointing that neither sky-rocketing gas prices nor obscene oil company profits can break the bond between Bush Republicans and Big Oil. Americans are…

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DEMÓCRATAS HACEN LLAMADO PARA ELIMINAR RECORTES DE IMPUESTOS A COMPAÑÍAS DE PETRÓLEO GRANDES

Washington, DC–Con los precios de gasolina aumentando a más de $3 por galón y las ganancias históricas de las compañías de petróleo, el Líder Demócrata del Senado Harry Reid, el líder asistente Dick Durbin, la Senadora Debbie Stabenow y el Senador Chuck Schumer le enviaron hoy la siguiente carta al Presidente del Comité de Financias…

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