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Month February 2007

Senate Roll Call Vote #00053

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S.4; A bill to make the United States more secure by implementing unfinished recommendations of the 9/11 Commission to fight the war on terror more effectively, to improve homeland security, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (97-0, 3 members not voting,…

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Reid Acepta Premio Legislativo Nacional De Lulac

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo un discurso hoy ante la Liga de Ciudadanos Latinoamericanos Unidos (LULAC, por sus siglas en inglés), en su 10 ma Gala anual de Premios Legislativos Nacionales. El Senador Reid fue homenajeado con el Premio Legislativo Nacional este año por su servicio legislativo a favor…

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Reid: The Bush Administration Must Launch A Diplomatic Offensive Over Iraq

Washington, DC — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid today released the following statement on news that the Bush Administration will now participate in talks with Iran and Syria about Iraq. "The Bush Administration’s decision to begin talks with Iran and Syria should have been made long ago. Democrats and the bipartisan Iraq Study Group have…

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Democratic Senators And Governors Call For A New Direction For National Guard

Washington, DC — With National Guard units across America stretched to the breaking, Democratic Senators Mark Pryor and Sherrod Brown today joined Democratic Governors Association Chair Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius to bring attention to concern for America’s national and homeland security. President Bush plan to escalate the war in Iraq is placing an especially heavy…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Motion to Proceed to S.184, the Transportation Security bill Motion to Proceed to S.4, 9/11 Commission Recommendations bill

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, February 26, 2007

Morning Business

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Bush Budget Inadequately Addresses Issues Important to the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community

President Bush’s budget for Fiscal Year 2008 would once again severely cut programs that directly affect the quality of life for many Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs).  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…

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The President’s Budget Would Cut Funding for Key Labor Programs. . . Again

President Bush has once again proposed deep cuts for critical federal labor and employment programs.  While the President often speaks of his commitment to working Americans and their families, his budget proposals for the Department of Labor (DOL) tell a different story.  Overall, the Bush Administration’s Fiscal Year 2008 budget proposes $10.6 billion in discretionary…

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Reid: The British Acknowledge A Reality Bush Refuses To Accept

Washington, DC — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada today released the following statement on news that the British government will begin to redeploy its troops from Iraq. "By announcing its decision to redeploy troops from Iraq, the British Government has acknowledged a reality that President Bush still stubbornly refuses to accept. There can…

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Reid: We Must Address America’s Health Care Crisis

Washington, DC — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada today released the following statement calling for a new commitment to fixing America’s health care crisis. "America’s health care system is in crisis. Forty seven million Americans lack health insurance, and 9 million of them are children. Caught between the rising cost and the falling…

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