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Day March 20, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, March 20, 2007

S.Res.113, a resolution commending the achievements of the Alliance to Save Energy on the 30th anniversary of the incorporation of the Alliance

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00081

On Passage of the Bill: S.214 as Amended; A bill to amend chapter 35 of title 28, United States Code, to preserve the independence of United States attorneys.Result: Passed (94-2, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00080

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 460: Sessions S.Amdt.460; To require appropriate qualifications for interim United States attorneys.Result: Rejected (47-50, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00079

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 459: Kyl S.Amdt.459; To ensure that United States attorneys are promptly nominated by the President, and are appointed by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.Result: Rejected (40-56, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00081

On Passage of the Bill: S.214 as Amended; A bill to amend chapter 35 of title 28, United States Code, to preserve the independence of United States attorneys.Result: Passed (94-2, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00080

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 460: Sessions S.Amdt.460; To require appropriate qualifications for interim United States attorneys.Result: Rejected (47-50, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00079

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 459: Kyl S.Amdt.459; To ensure that United States attorneys are promptly nominated by the President, and are appointed by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.Result: Rejected (40-56, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid Hails Passage of Bill To Strengthen The Independence of US Attorneys

Washington, DC– As the nation is still trying to understand the mass firings of several U.S. Attorneys, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada hailed the passage of a bill to protect the integrity of these important positions. Nevada felt the effects of the mass firings when its own U.S. Attorney, Daniel Bogden, was fired.…

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S. Con. Res. 21, the Fiscal Year 2008 Budget Resolution

Summary S.Con.Res.21, the Fiscal Year 2008 Senate Budget Resolution, outlines the proposed federal budget for next year, as well as proposed budget levels for Fiscal Years 2009 through 2012.  The Budget Resolution, which provides a fiscally responsible budget plan for our country, funds critical national priorities and reaches balance without raising taxes.  While no single…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, March 20, 2007

S.214, the U.S. Attorneys bill S.Con.Res.21, the FY08 Budget Resolution

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