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Day August 1, 2006

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, August 01, 2006

S.Con.Res.113, a concurrent resolution relating to the Magen David Adom Society in Israel for achieving full membership in the International Red Cross H.R.5683, the Mount Soledad Veterans Memorial S.707, Preemie Act S.2146, G.S.A. Relocation Expenses Test Programs H.R.3682, an Act to redesignate the Mason Neck National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia as the Elizabeth Hartwell Mason…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00219

On Passage of the Bill: S.3711; A bill to enhance the energy independence and security of the United States by providing for exploration, development, and production activities for mineral resources in the Gulf of Mexico, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (71-25, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00219

On Passage of the Bill: S.3711; A bill to enhance the energy independence and security of the United States by providing for exploration, development, and production activities for mineral resources in the Gulf of Mexico, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (71-25, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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DEMOCRATS TO SOUND ALARM ON ARMY FUNDING SHORTFALL

Failed Administration policies create Army and Marine Corps budget pressures Washington, DC–Today, Tuesday, August 1, 2006 at 9:30 AM, Democratic Senators Jack Reed and Chris Dodd will join for the release of a serious letter from the National Security Advisory Group, sounding the alarm over failed Bush Administration policies that have strained the Army and…

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REID STATEMENT ON CUBAN DICTATOR FIDEL CASTRO

Washington, DC – With Cuban Dictator Fidel Castro having ceded power to his brother Raul under unusual circumstances, U.S. Senator Harry Reid today issued the following statement. “When Fidel Castro dies, it should not simply be the end of the Fidel era, it should be the end of the Castro era. The Cuban people deserve…

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DECLARACIONES DE REID SOBRE EL DICTADOR DE CUBA FIDEL CASTRO

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DEMOCRATIC DEFENSE EXPERTS CHARGE ADMINISTRATION WITH DEGRADING ARMY READINESS TO LEVELS NOT SEEN SINCE VIETNAM ERA

Not a single non-deployed Army Brigade Combat Team in the United States is ready to deploy to war, Experts say Washington, DC–Democratic Senators Jack Reed and Christopher Dodd today joined to release a troubling letter from the National Security Advisory Group, a group of defense and national security experts chaired by former Secretary of Defense…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, August 01, 2006

S.3711, the Gulf of Mexico Energy bill H.R.5631, the Department of Defense Appropriations bill

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