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Day May 22, 2006

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, May 22, 2006

S.Res.486, a resolution relating to copyright on campus S.Res.487, a resolution to recognize the importance of Women’s Health Week S.Res.488, a resolution to designate June 2006 as “National Internet Safety Month”

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00137

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4076: Ensign S.Amdt.4076 as Modified; To authorize the use of the National Guard to secure the southern border of the United States.Result: Agreed to (83-10, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00136

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 4009: Motion to Table Chambliss S.Amdt.4009; To modify the wage requirements for employers seeking to hire H-2A and blue card agricultural workers.Result: Agreed to (50-43, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00137

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4076: Ensign S.Amdt.4076 as Modified; To authorize the use of the National Guard to secure the southern border of the United States.Result: Agreed to (83-10, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00136

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 4009: Motion to Table Chambliss S.Amdt.4009; To modify the wage requirements for employers seeking to hire H-2A and blue card agricultural workers.Result: Agreed to (50-43, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, May 22, 2006

S.2611, the Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill

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REID: A NEW IRAQ MILESTONE IS A NEW CHANCE FOR BUSH LEADERSHIP

Washington, DC — With the formation of a partial government in Iraq over the weekend, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today spoke on the Floor of the U.S. Senate, calling on President Bush to use this new milestone as an opportunity to show genuine leadership in order to ensure that Iraqis take control of their…

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REID: AMERICANS NEED ALL THE GAS PRICE PROTECTION THEY CAN GET

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement on today’s release of an FTC report on gas price gouging and manipulation. “If today’s FTC report proves anything, it’s that federal investigators don’t have the tools they need to protect the American people from gas price gouging. It should not take an…

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REID ANNOUNCES THE CONFIRMATION OF NOMINEE VINCE J. JUARISTI

Nevadan to Fill the Post at Corporation for National & Community Service Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Harry Reid announced that his nominee, Vince J. Juaristi, an Elko native and former Nevada resident, was confirmed last week by the Senate to be a member of the board for the Corporation for National and Community Service…

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