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Day April 10, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, April 10, 2007

S.Res.140, Legal Counsel Representation S.Res.143, a resolution honoring Coach Eddie G. Robinson S.Res.144, a resolution to honor the Michigan State University Spartans on winning the 2007 Men’s National Hockey Championship S.Res.145, a resolution to congratulate the winner of the 2007 Master’s Golf Tournament S.521, S.801, H.R.753, all Federal Buildings/Courthouse designations H.R.137, Animal Fighting Prohibition Enforcement…

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Reid Opens Third Work Period with Promise to Continue Moving Americans in a New Direction

Washington, DC–Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada today made the following remarks to open the 110th Congress’s third work period: Mr. President, billions throughout the world celebrated the Easter holiday on Sunday. But on that joyous day, Pope Benedict spoke of the human condition with a heavy heart. “How many wounds — how much…

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Reid And Pelosi Renew Call For President To Work With Congress On Changing Course In Iraq

Washington, DC–Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Speaker Nancy Pelosi today issued the following statement, renewing their call for the President to work with Congress to ensure our troops receive the support they need, including a strategy for success: “The American people want the President and the Congress to work together to bring a responsible…

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S. 30, the Hope Offered Through Principled and Ethical Stem Cell Research Act or Hope Act

Summary and Background The Hope Offered Through Principled and Ethical Stem Cell Research Act or HOPE Act, S.30, would promote research into finding alternative ways to derive stem cells that do not involve:  1) the creation of an embryo for research purposes; or 2) the destruction or discarding of, or risk of injury to an…

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S.5, the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007

Summary and Background The Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007, S.5, would expand the number of human embryonic stem cells eligible for federally-funded research.  Scientists report that current limitations, established by the Bush Administration in August 2001, are impeding promising research.  This bill addresses this problem by directing the Department of Health and Human…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, April 10, 2007

S.5, S.30, Stem Cell Research bills

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