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Day January 23, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, January 23, 2007

H.Con.Res.41, providing an adjournment of the House H.R.475, House Page Board Revisions

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00021

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 106: Sessions S.Amdt.106 As Modified; To express the sense of the Senate that increasing personal savings is a necessary step toward ensuring the economic security of all the people of the United States upon retirement.Result: Agreed to (98-0, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00021

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 106: Sessions S.Amdt.106 As Modified; To express the sense of the Senate that increasing personal savings is a necessary step toward ensuring the economic security of all the people of the United States upon retirement.Result: Agreed to (98-0, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00020

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 103: Snowe S.Amdt.103 As Modified; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Agreed to (99-0, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00020

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 103: Snowe S.Amdt.103 As Modified; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Agreed to (99-0, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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H.R. 2, the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007

Summary and Background The federal minimum wage was last raised in the Small Business Protection Act of 1996 (P.L. 104-188).  The law raised the federal minimum wage from $4.25 per hour to $5.15 per hour in two steps over 13 months.  Since then, numerous attempts have been made to increase the federal minimum wage.    …

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Rep. Becarra Responds To State Of The Union Address In Spanish

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Xavier Becerra, Assistant to the Speaker, today will respond in Spanish to President Bush’s State of the Union Address from the Speaker’s Ceremonial Office. Following is the text of his remarks, as prepared. Also, attached are the links to the video and audio of his speech.Audio: http://www.speaker.gov/audio/BecerraSOTU.mp3 Video: (Windows) http://www.speaker.gov/vids/BecerraSOTU.wmv (Quicktime)…

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El Rep. Becerra Responde al Discurso Sobre el Estado de la Unión en Español

WASHINGTON, D.C. – El Congresista Xavier Becerra, el Asistente a la Presidenta de la Cámara de Representantes, hoy responderá en español al discurso del Presidente Bush del Estado de la Unión desde la Oficina Ceremonial de la Presidencia de la Cámara de Representantes. Adjunto el texto de su discurso, según preparado. Además, adjunto el video…

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State the Union Rhetoric Versus Reality: President Bush Has Failed to Deliver on His Promises to Achieve Progress in Iraq

In his previous State of the Union addresses, President Bush has “stayed the course” with a failed Iraq strategy.  America needs a new direction that begins to bring to a close our open-ended commitment in Iraq.  After nearly four years of war, tens of thousands of U.S. casualties, and over $300 billion in costs, Democrats…

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Democrats Advancing the State of Our Union for Latinos

Click here to view this pdf document. Click here for the Spanish version of this document.

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