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Day August 3, 2006

Senate Roll Call Vote #00225

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4858: Boxer S.Amdt.4858; To prohibit the use of funds by the United States Government to enter into an agreement with the Government of Iraq that would subject members of the Armed Forces to the jurisdiction of Iraq criminal courts or punishment under Iraq law.Result: Agreed to (97-0, 3 members not voting,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00226

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4848: Coburn S.Amdt.4848; To require notice to Congress and the public on earmarks of funds available to the Department of Defense.Result: Agreed to (96-1, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00225

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4858: Boxer S.Amdt.4858; To prohibit the use of funds by the United States Government to enter into an agreement with the Government of Iraq that would subject members of the Armed Forces to the jurisdiction of Iraq criminal courts or punishment under Iraq law.Result: Agreed to (97-0, 3 members not voting,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00224

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4785: Coburn S.Amdt.4785, As Modified; To ensure the fiscal integrity of travel payments made by the Department of Defense.Result: Agreed to (96-0, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00223

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 4787: Motion to Table Coburn S.Amdt.4787; To limit the funds available to the Department of Defense for expenses relating to conferences.Result: Rejected (36-60, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00224

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4785: Coburn S.Amdt.4785, As Modified; To ensure the fiscal integrity of travel payments made by the Department of Defense.Result: Agreed to (96-0, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00223

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 4787: Motion to Table Coburn S.Amdt.4787; To limit the funds available to the Department of Defense for expenses relating to conferences.Result: Rejected (36-60, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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REID TESTIFIES AT YUCCA HEARING

Washington, DC– U.S. Senator Harry Reid of Nevada testified before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources committee today about the flawed Yucca Mountain proposal. Reid’s statement addressed the problems with the Administration’s bill, safety and security issues associated with the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump, and Department of Energy’s handling of the project. “The…

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REID: THE MIDDLE CLASS MUST COME FIRST

Washington, DC — With the Senate preparing to vote on sham legislation that holds the economic security of working families hostage to handouts for multi-millionaires, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today delivered the following remarks on the Floor of the US Senate. Two years into a Republican Congress that will go down in history for…

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REID: THE SENATE SHOULD END THIS ESTATE TAX CHARADE TODAY

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today delivered the following statement on the floor of the U.S. Senate, calling on Republican Leaders to stop wasting Congress’ time by holding the economic security of millions of Americans hostage to a trillion-dollar handout to multi-millionaires. The Democratic Leader urged the Senate to hold the cloture…

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