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Month April 2006

Senate Roll Call Vote #00093

On the Nomination: Confirmation Gray Hampton Miller, of Texas, to be United States District JudgeResult: Confirmed (93-0, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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DEMOCRATS ANNOUNCE LEGISLATION TO HELP LOWER GAS PRICES

Washington, DC — With Americans across the country struggling under the skyrocketing cost of gas, and with President Bush and his Republicans in Congress offering no help to consumers, Democrats today unveiled a new plan to ease the burden on America’s drivers with a 60 day holiday from the federal gas tax. “For years, Democrats…

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DEMOCRATS CALL ON BUSH FOR REAL HELP FOR AMERICANS, NOT JUST BIG OIL

Washington, DC–After years of Republican hand outs to Big Oil, gas prices around the country have skyrocketed, punishing Americans just for filling their gas tanks. For years, Democratic efforts to rein in oil company greed have been opposed by Republicans, but the rising cost of gas has made that obstruction unacceptable. Today, Senate Democratic Leader…

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REID STATEMENT ON EQUAL PAY DAY

Washington, DC — April 25, 2006 is Equal Pay Day this year, the annual day designed to highlight the wage gap between women and men that still persists in America today. The day is observed in April to mark how far into each year a woman must work to earn as much as a man…

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DEMOCRATS DEMAND REAL SECURITY AT AMERICA’S PORTS

Washington, DC — With the same Bush Administration that sold America’s energy policies to the oil companies mortgaging away the security of our ports, House and Senate Democrats today joined together to call for a real security commitment to ensure that all cargo passing through our nation’s ports is inspected to prevent terrorists from smuggling…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, April 25, 2006

H.R.4939, the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, April 24, 2006

Morning Business

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REID: ¿DÓNDE ESTÁ BUSH EN CUANTO A INMIGRACIÓN?

Washington, D.C. – El Líder Demócrata del Senado Harry Reid, emitió las siguientes declaraciones hoy en el hemiciclo del Senado haciéndole un llamado al Presidente Bush para que asuma el liderato necesario para que el Senado pueda aprobar una reforma integral de inmigración.

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REID CALLS FOR THE SENATE TO ADDRESS THE CONCERNS OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE

Senate Democratic Leader reaffirms commitment to comprehensive immigration reform Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today delivered the following remarks on the Floor of the U.S. Senate, urging Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist to use the limited time remaining in the 109th Congress to solve the most important problems facing the lives of…

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REID: THE SENATE SHOULD WORK ON THE ISSUES THAT MATTER MOST TO AMERICANS

Washington, DC — After spending the past two weeks listening to the concerns of the American people, the Senate has the opportunity to finally address the issues that matter most to the country. Unfortunately, President Bush and his Republican Leadership have decided to spend their time on politically divisive pet projects. Senate Democratic Leader Harry…

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