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Month November 2006

Democrats Call For A Special Envoy To Iraq

Washington, DC — Incoming Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Incoming Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin, Incoming Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin, Incoming Intelligence Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller, and Senator Jack Reed sent the following letter to President Bush, calling for the appointment of a special envoy to Iraq. The text of the letter…

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Susan McCue, Majority Leader Reid Chief Of Staff, To Join ONE as President and CEO

Myrick to Succeed McCue as Chief of Staff Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid announced today that his long-time Chief of Staff Susan McCue is leaving the Senate to join the ONE campaign as its first President and Chief Executive Officer. Capitol Hill veteran and top Reid aide, Gary Myrick, will succeed…

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Reid Statement for National American Indian Heritage Month

Washington, DC — Incoming Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid today issued the following statement to mark National American Indian Heritage Month. “Throughout the years and despite difficult odds, American Indians have helped to make America greater, stronger, and safer. This month, we pause to recognize that contribution. American Indians continue to influence and enrich our…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00270

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.5682 As Amended; A bill to exempt from certain requirements of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 a proposed nuclear agreement for cooperation with India.Result: Passed (85-12, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, November 16, 2006

H.R.3699, D.C. Lands bill S.4073, Robert Silvey V.A. Outpatient Clinic S.Res.616, Official Travel Resolution H.R.5061, Point Bank Fish Hatchery H.R.6121, Lake Pontchartrain H.R.5103, Virginia Land Conveyance H.R.5690, Ouachita Forest boundaries adjustment — Oklahoma-Arkansas H.Con.Res.423, Printing of House Document S.3759, Captain Galt Center in Great Falls, Montana S.4014, NATO Freedom Consolidation S.Res.595, Lawrence Berkeley Labs S.Res.596,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00269

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 5187: Boxer S.Amdt.5187; To make the waiver authority of the President contingent upon a certification that India has agreed to suspend military-to-military cooperation with Iran, including training exercises, until such time as Iran is no longer designated as a state sponsor of terrorism.Result: Rejected (38-59, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details:…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00268

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 5183: Feingold S.Amdt.5183; To require as a precondition to United States-India peaceful atomic energy cooperation determinations by the President that United States nuclear cooperation with India does nothing to assist, encourage, or induce India to manufacture or acquire nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices.Result: Rejected (25-71, 4 members not voting,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00270

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.5682 As Amended; A bill to exempt from certain requirements of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 a proposed nuclear agreement for cooperation with India.Result: Passed (85-12, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00269

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 5187: Boxer S.Amdt.5187; To make the waiver authority of the President contingent upon a certification that India has agreed to suspend military-to-military cooperation with Iran, including training exercises, until such time as Iran is no longer designated as a state sponsor of terrorism.Result: Rejected (38-59, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details:…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00268

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 5183: Feingold S.Amdt.5183; To require as a precondition to United States-India peaceful atomic energy cooperation determinations by the President that United States nuclear cooperation with India does nothing to assist, encourage, or induce India to manufacture or acquire nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices.Result: Rejected (25-71, 4 members not voting,…

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