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Day May 8, 2006

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, May 08, 2006

S.Res.458, a resolution reaffirming that the national anthem should be recited or sung in English

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00116

On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S.23; A bill to improve women’s access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the delivery of obstetrical and gynecological services.Result: Rejected (49-44, 7 members not…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00115

On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S.22; A bill to improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the health care delivery system.Result: Rejected (48-42, 10 members not voting, 3/5…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00116

On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S.23; A bill to improve women’s access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the delivery of obstetrical and gynecological services.Result: Rejected (49-44, 7 members not…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00115

On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S.22; A bill to improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the health care delivery system.Result: Rejected (48-42, 10 members not voting, 3/5…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, May 08, 2006

Motion to Proceed to S.22, the Medical Malpractice Liability bill

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DEMOCRATS CALL FOR RUSSIAN/IRANIAN MILITARY RELATIONSHIP TO BE INCLUDED IN G-8 AGENDA

Washington, DC — With representatives of the Bush Administration preparing to finalize the agenda for the upcoming G-8 Summit in St. Petersburg, Senate Democrats today sent the following letter to President Bush, urging him to ensure that pending Russian military sales to Iran and the Iranian nuclear weapons program be added to the G-8 agenda.…

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REID: BUSH REPUBLICANS KEEP INSURANCE COMPANIES HEALTHY

Washington, DC — With Bush Republicans in the Senate seeking to use their “health” week to push Medical Malpractice legislation that will do nothing to fix the health care crisis in America today, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid delivered the following remarks on the Floor of the US Senate. The text of Senator Reid’s speech,…

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REID: NEVADANS COULD LOSE CRITICAL HEALTH CARE RIGHTS

New Study Says Senate Bill Could Strip States Rights, Patient Protections WASHINGTON, DC – A new study shows Nevadans are in danger of losing access to vital health care services under a bill pending in Congress, said U.S. Senator Harry Reid. The Health Insurance Marketplace Modernization and Affordability Act (S. 1955) is commonly known as…

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REID: AMERICANS DESERVE A REAL INVESTIGATION INTO GAS PRICES

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today delivered the following remarks at a special Democratic Policy Committee hearing on the effect that Enron-style market manipulation in energy trading is having on the price of gas. The text of Senator Reid’s remarks, as prepared, is below. Thank you for having this hearing, Mr. Chairman.…

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