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Day May 26, 2006

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, May 26, 2006

H.Con.Res.418, Adjournment Resolution (to Monday, June 5th) H.R.3829, a bill to designate the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Muskogee, Oklahoma as the “Jack C. Montgomery Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center” S.3322, a bill to build operational readiness in Civilian agencies S.Res.496, a resolution to commend the Kansas City Kansas Community College Debate…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00161

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of Dirk Kempthorne to be Secretary of the InteriorResult: Agreed to (85-8, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00160

On the Nomination: Confirmation General Michael V. Hayden, U.S. Air Force, to be Director of the Central Intelligence AgencyResult: Confirmed (78-15, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00159

On the Nomination: Confirmation Brett M. Kavanaugh of Maryland to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the D.C. CircuitResult: Confirmed (57-36, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00161

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of Dirk Kempthorne to be Secretary of the InteriorResult: Agreed to (85-8, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00160

On the Nomination: Confirmation General Michael V. Hayden, U.S. Air Force, to be Director of the Central Intelligence AgencyResult: Confirmed (78-15, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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REID: THE SENATE SHOULD REJECT BRETT KAVANAUGH

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today delivered the following speech on the Floor of the U.S. Senate, opposing the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. The text of Senator Reid’s speech, as prepared, is below. I intend to vote against the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the…

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ENSIGN, REID ANNOUNCE FUNDS FOR SMITH VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT

Washington, D.C. – Senator John Ensign and Senator Harry Reid announced that a $55,000 grant has been awarded to the Smith Valley Fire Department. The funding will be provided through the Department of Homeland Security’s SAFER program. “We have all seen the devastation fire can cause throughout Nevada. This grant will help Smith Valley recruit…

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SENATE CONFIRMS REID NOMINEE FOR THE NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Senate today confirmed Sen. Harry Reid’s choice for a seat on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The Senate unanimously confirmed Dr. Greg Jaczko to a full term on the NRC. Jaczko was recess appointed to the post in 2004 and has had an exemplary record as a Commissioner since then.…

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REID STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF GENERAL MICHAEL HAYDEN

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today released the following statement in support of the confirmation of General Michael Hayden as the new Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Five years of Bush Republican incompetence has left America’s intelligence community in disarray, and General Hayden will have a tough task ahead to repair…

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