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Day February 15, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, February 15, 2007

S.487, Living Kidney Organ Donation Classification Act (with Levin substitute amendment) S.188, a bill to revise the short title of Voting Rights Act (with Salazar amendment to add additional name) S.Con.Res.12, a concurrent resolution to support the goals and ideals of a National Medal of Honor Day

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00050

On the Nomination: Confirmation Marcia Morales Howard, of Florida, to be U.S. District JudgeResult: Confirmed (93-0, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00049

On the Nomination: Confirmation Norman Randy Smith, of Idaho, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth CircuitResult: Confirmed (94-0, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00050

On the Nomination: Confirmation Marcia Morales Howard, of Florida, to be U.S. District JudgeResult: Confirmed (93-0, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00049

On the Nomination: Confirmation Norman Randy Smith, of Idaho, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth CircuitResult: Confirmed (94-0, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: The Senate Will Vote On Iraq This Saturday

Washington, DC — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid today released the following statement, announcing that the Senate will vote this Saturday on whether to move forward to debate the President’s escalation of the war in Iraq. "For nearly four years, the Republican-controlled Senate stood silent on the President’s flawed Iraq policies and watched as the…

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Demócratas De Senado Y Cámara: El Presupuesto De Bush Le Hace Daño A Las Familias Latinas

Washington, DC – Hoy, el Senador Robert Menéndez (D-NJ) se unió al Congresista John M. Spratt (D-SC), Presidente del Comité de Asuntos Presupuestarios de la Cámara, el Congresista Joe Baca (D-CA), Presidente del Caucus Hispano Congresional y el Congresista Xavier Becerra (D-CA), Asistente de la Presidenta de la Cámara, para discutir cómo el presupuesto propuesto…

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Budget Report: The President’s FY 2008 Request Fails to Address the Needs of Latinos

President Bush’s budget for Fiscal Year 2008 would once again severely cut programs that directly affect the quality of life of Latinos.  The following report assesses the President’s spending plan compared to the levels provided in H.J.Res.20, the Funding Resolution for Fiscal Year 2007, recently passed in the House of Representatives and the Senate. The…

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Senate, House Democrats: President’s Budget Hurts Latino Families

Washington, DC – Today, Senator Robert Menéndez (D-NJ) joined Congressman John M. Spratt (D-SC), Chairman of the House Committee on the Budget, Congressman Joe Baca (D-CA), Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and Congressman Xavier Becerra (D-CA), Assistant to the Speaker, to discuss how President Bush’s new proposed budget will hurt Latino families. Also today,…

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The Bush Budget Would Slash Key Housing Programs . . . Again

President Bush has once again proposed deep cuts for critical federal housing programs. While the President often speaks of his commitment to affordable housing opportunities and home ownership for all Americans, his budget proposals for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) tell a different story.  Overall, the Bush Administration’s Fiscal Year 2008 budget…

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