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SENATE DEMOCRATS CALL ON PRESIDENT FOR REAL PLAN IN IRAQ

Demand White House clarify position on General Casey’s redeployment plan Washington, DC– United behind a strategy that is in line with America’s Generals, the Iraqi Government, and the American people, Senate Democrats sent the following letter to President Bush, urging him to explain his plan to move forward in Iraq. In the fourth year of the…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, June 29, 2006

H.Con.Res.440, Adjournment Resolution S.J.Res.40, authorizing the printing and binding of a supplement to, and revised edition of, Senate Procedure S.2125, a bill to promote relief, security, and democracy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (with Obama technical amendment) S.1021, Workforce Investment Act (with Committee-reported amendment and return to Calendar after passage of H.R.27, as…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00190

On Passage of the Bill: S.3569; A bill to implement the United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement.Result: Passed (60-34, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00190

On Passage of the Bill: S.3569; A bill to implement the United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement.Result: Passed (60-34, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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REID: DEMOCRATS ARE READY TO MOVE FORWARD ON IMMIGRATION REFORM

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today delivered the following remarks on the floor of the U.S. Senate announcing his readiness to move forward to conference on comprehensive immigration reform using a House tax bill in order to resolve threats by House Republicans to block it. A letter, signed by Senators Specter, Graham,…

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DEMÓCRATAS LUCHAN PARA PROTEGER SERVICIOS DE SALUD DE MILLONES DE HISPANOS

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DEMOCRATS FIGHT TO RAISE MINIMUM WAGE

Washington, DC — Continuing their fight ensure the minimum wage is increased before Congress gets a raise, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, Assistant Democratic Leader Dick Durbin, Senator Charles Schumer, Senator Edward Kennedy, and Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton today called on Bush Republicans in Congress to put the needs of hard-working men and women across…

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Cyber Insecurity

All week, members of the Bush Administration have lashed out at the press. Going behind the bluster, Americans have reason to be concerned about how the government uses – and misuses – their personal information. Despite today’s news that the VA laptop has been recovered, the Bush record on cyber security remains one of blundering…

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REID BACKS US/INDIA CIVIL NUCLEAR COOPERATION BILL

Washington, DC — With the Senate Foreign Relations Committee today approving the Lugar/Biden legislation, which facilitates the beginning of a broader civil nuclear cooperation agreement between the United States and India, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement. “India is a respected friend and partner of the United States. The world’s largest democracy…

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REID OPPOSES OMAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT

Points to lack of prohibition on slave labor for vote against pact Washington, DC–With the Senate considering legislation to implement the free trade agreement with Oman, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement opposing the agreement. Despite unanimous, bipartisan support for the measure, the Bush Administration stripped from the legislation the Conrad amendment,…

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