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Day September 12, 2006

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, September 12, 2006

H.R.866, U.S. Code Technical Corrections Star Print S.3815, Long Term Care (need to star print since section included that was not in the draft agreed upon by sponsors – Smith and Lincoln) S.Res.567, a resolution honoring the Detroit Shock on winning the 2006 Women’s National Basketball Association Championship S.Res.568, a resolution congratulating the Columbus Northern…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00242

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4931: Hutchison S.Amdt.4931; To strengthen national security by adding an additional 275 Customs and Border Protection officers at United States ports.Result: Agreed to (97-0, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00241

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4940: Lautenberg S.Amdt.4940; To provide that the limitation on the number of Transportation Security Administration employees shall not apply after the date of enactment of this Act, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (85-12, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00242

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4931: Hutchison S.Amdt.4931; To strengthen national security by adding an additional 275 Customs and Border Protection officers at United States ports.Result: Agreed to (97-0, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00241

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4940: Lautenberg S.Amdt.4940; To provide that the limitation on the number of Transportation Security Administration employees shall not apply after the date of enactment of this Act, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (85-12, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00240

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4921: DeMint S.Amdt.4921 As Amended; To establish a unified national hazard alert system, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (95-0, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00240

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4921: DeMint S.Amdt.4921 As Amended; To establish a unified national hazard alert system, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (95-0, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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SENATE DEMOCRATS CALL FOR A NEW DIRECTION FOR AMERICA’S SECURITY

Washington, DC — As America turns from solemn remembrance to a renewed resolve to defend America the right way, New York and New Jersey Senators Charles Schumer, Frank Lautenberg, and Robert Menendez today called for a new direction to give the American people the real security they deserve. Five years after the terrorist attacks, security…

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REID: BUSH MISSES AN OPPORTUNITY ON 9/11

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today delivered the following remarks on President Bush’s speech to the nation marking the fifth anniversary of 9/11. “I was honored to join with President Bush and others at the Pentagon yesterday to commemorate the five year anniversary of 9/11. And I was pleased to join my…

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PELOSI AND REID URGE NETWORKS TO DEVOTE FAIR COVERAGE TO HOUSE AND SENATE DEMOCRATS

Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid sent the following letter today to the presidents of network news companies calling on them to devote more coverage to House and Senate Democrats if they continue to give extensive coverage to President Bush’s national security speeches. Below is the text…

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