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Day March 27, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, March 27, 2007

S.1002, Older Americans Reauthorization Technical Corrections S.474, a bill to award a congressional gold medal to Michael Ellis DeBakey, M.D. S.Res.129, Legal Counsel Representation S.Res.128, Legal Counsel Representation S.Res.127, a resolution to designate April 8, 2007 as “National Cushing’s Syndrome Day” S.Res.126, a resolution to designate April 2007 as “Financial Literacy Month”

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00116

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 643: Cochran Amd. No. 643; To strike language that would tie the hands of the Commander-in-Chief by imposing an arbitrary timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Iraq, thereby undermining the position of American Armed Forces and jeopardizing the successful conclusion of Operation Iraqi Freedom.Result: Rejected (48-50, 2 members not…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00116

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 643: Cochran Amd. No. 643; To strike language that would tie the hands of the Commander-in-Chief by imposing an arbitrary timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Iraq, thereby undermining the position of American Armed Forces and jeopardizing the successful conclusion of Operation Iraqi Freedom.Result: Rejected (48-50, 2 members not…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00115

On the Nomination: Confirmation George H. Wu, of California, to be U.S. District JudgeResult: Confirmed (95-0, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00115

On the Nomination: Confirmation George H. Wu, of California, to be U.S. District JudgeResult: Confirmed (95-0, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid, Pelosi, Former Defense Secretary Perry Announce New Review of Post 9/11 National Security Record

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Today, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Assistant Majority Leader Dick Durbin and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer announced that a major new initiative, the House and Senate Majority’s National Security Advisory Group (NSAG), will review the United States’ performance on national security matters since 9/11 and recommend solutions to address…

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NIH Director Agrees that Federally Funded Scientists Should Have Access to New Embryonic Stem Cell Lines

Testifying at a hearing before the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee on March 19, Elias Zerhouni, the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), stated that our nation would be better served if federally-funded scientists had access to new embryonic stem cell lines for research.  Separating himself from the…

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Fewer Working Parents are Able to Obtain Private Health Insurance

Working parents are experiencing a decline in employer-sponsored health insurance.  A March 14 study prepared for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) by the State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) at the University of Minnesota found that fewer than half of parents in families earning less than $40,000 a year are offered health insurance…

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Reid: Senate Delivers Troops Effective Strategy For Success

Washington, DC–Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada released the following statement following the Senate’s vote to preserve a provision in the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act to change course in Iraq: “Today was a significant step forward in our efforts to change course in Iraq and makes America more secure. With this vote the Senate…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, March 27, 2007

H.R.1591, the Emergency Supplemental Approprations bill

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