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Day August 2, 2006

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, August 02, 2006

H.Con.Res.399, a concurrent resolution to recognize the 30th Anniversary of the victory of the U.S. winemakers at the 1976 Paris Wine Tasting S.2555, S.3613, H.R.4646, H.R.4811, H.R.4962, H.R.5104, H.R.5107, H.R.5169 and H.R.5540, All Post Office Designations

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00222

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 4781: Motion to Table Durbin S.Amdt.4781 As Modified; To appropriate, with an offset, an additional $2,000,000 for Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Army for the improvement of imaging for traumatic brain injuries.Result: Agreed to (54-43, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00221

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4819: Dodd S.Amdt.4819; To make available an additional $6,700,000,000 to fund equipment reset requirements resulting from continuing combat operations, including repair, depot, and procurement activities.Result: Agreed to (97-0, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00222

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 4781: Motion to Table Durbin S.Amdt.4781 As Modified; To appropriate, with an offset, an additional $2,000,000 for Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Army for the improvement of imaging for traumatic brain injuries.Result: Agreed to (54-43, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00221

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4819: Dodd S.Amdt.4819; To make available an additional $6,700,000,000 to fund equipment reset requirements resulting from continuing combat operations, including repair, depot, and procurement activities.Result: Agreed to (97-0, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00220

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4775: Sessions S.Amdt.4775 as Amended and Modified; To provide $1,829,100,000 for the Army National Guard for the construction of 370 miles of triple-layered fencing, and 461 miles of vehicle barriers along the southwest border.Result: Agreed to (94-3, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00220

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4775: Sessions S.Amdt.4775 as Amended and Modified; To provide $1,829,100,000 for the Army National Guard for the construction of 370 miles of triple-layered fencing, and 461 miles of vehicle barriers along the southwest border.Result: Agreed to (94-3, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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DEMOCRATIC LEADERS LAY OUT A ROAD MAP FOR IRAQ

In Meeting with Iraq Study Group, Reid/ Durbin Call for New Direction in U.S. Iraq Policy Washington, DC– In meetings today with the bipartisan Iraq Study Group, Senators Reid and Durbin set forth their concerns about current U.S. policy in Iraq and laid out five specific recommendations to change course.  Noting that "Iraq has descended into a civil…

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REID: RUMSFELD SHOULD TESTIFY BEFORE THE SENATE

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today wrote the following letter to Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist after Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld refused to appear before the Senate Armed Services Committee tomorrow. The Secretary cited the all-members briefing he will be providing in closed session to the Senate as the most his…

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REID FIGHTS FOR MIDDLE-CLASS TAX RELIEF

While Republicans hold tax relief hostage to handouts for multi-millionaires, Democratic Leader offers amendment to help middle class Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today delivered the following statement in the U.S. Senate, announcing he will offer important pro-middle class and pro-business tax provisions as an amendment to the Defense Appropriations Bill. Republican…

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