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Day June 7, 2006

Senate Roll Call Vote #00163

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S.J.Res.1; A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to marriage.Result: Rejected (49-48, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00163

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S.J.Res.1; A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to marriage.Result: Rejected (49-48, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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DEMOCRATS FIGHT TO PUT MIDDLE CLASS PRIORITES AHEAD OF ESTATE TAX REPEAL

Washington, DC–Across the country, the American people are struggling under the weight of incompetent Bush Republican policies, and they are looking to the Congress for help. Democratic Senators Kent Conrad, Joe Lieberman, and Barack Obama today called on Bush Republicans in the Senate to put aside their partisan legislative agenda in favor of much-needed legislation…

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DEMOCRATS CALL FOR ACTION TO PROTECT MILITARY PERSONAL INFORMATION

Washington, DC — Democratic Senators Patrick Leahy, Patty Murray, and Jack Reed today demanded the Bush Administration immediately act to ensure the security of our troops, their families, and our nation. In the latest troubling admission of Bush Administration incompetence, the Department of Veterans Affairs admitted that it has put at risk the personal information…

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REID: THE SENATE MUST UNDERSTAND NSA SPYING PROGRAM BEFORE LEGISLATING

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today released the following statement on reports that Senate Republicans have acceded to Vice President Cheney’s request not to obtain testimony from top phone company executives about the facts of the domestic spying program. “The interference by the Vice President in the Senate’s efforts to conduct oversight…

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DEMOCRATS CALL FOR COMPREHENSIVE CONSULTATIONS WITH CONGRESS ON IRAQ

Washington, DC–Leading Senate Democrats sent the following letter to President Bush after his Administration failed to brief the Senate today on the current situation in Iraq and recently delivered an inadequate quarterly report to Congress.  The letter calls for the Bush Administration to reinvigorate its consultation with Congress and to provide better information on Iraq.…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, June 07, 2006

Motion to Proceed to S.J.Res.1, the Marriage Protection Amendment Motion to Proceed to H.R.8, the Estate Tax bill Motion to Proceed to S.147, the Native Hawaiians bill

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