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Day April 11, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, April 11, 2007

S.Res.76, a resolution relating to peace in Africa (with Lugar technical amendment to resolution and a Lugar title amendment) S.Res.142, a resolution observing Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Memorial Day

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00128

On Passage of the Bill: S.30; A bill to intensify research to derive human pluripotent stem cell lines.Result: Passed (70-28, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00127

On Passage of the Bill: S.5; A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for human embryonic stem cell research.Result: Passed (63-34, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00128

On Passage of the Bill: S.30; A bill to intensify research to derive human pluripotent stem cell lines.Result: Passed (70-28, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00127

On Passage of the Bill: S.5; A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for human embryonic stem cell research.Result: Passed (63-34, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Democratic Leaders Invite President To Capitol Hill To Work With Congress On Changing Course In Iraq

Washington, DC–Senate Democratic Leaders today renewed their call for the President to work with Congress to ensure our troops receive the support they need, including a strategy for success. In a letter to the President – the second in as many weeks – Senators Harry Reid, Dick Durbin, Chuck Schumer and Patty Murray invited the…

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S. 372, the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007

Background Except for minor changes, S.372, the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007, is identical to last year’s proposed legislation, S.3237, which was favorably reported by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on May 25, 2006, but not taken up by the full Senate for consideration during the 109th Congress.  Changes include revisions in…

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Democratic Leaders Will Bring Concerns Of The American People To White House

Washington, DC– Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Speaker Nancy Pelosi today issued the following statement in response to President Bush’s rejection of Democrats’ invitations to work with Congress on changing course in Iraq: “Democrats in Congress want to sit down with the President to talk about the best way to both fully fund our…

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Reid: Stem Cell Bill Offers Real Hope To Million Of Americans

Washington, DC– Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid today issued the following statement after the Senate passed S. 5, the Stem Cell Bill: “The Senate today passed an important bill that offers real hope to millions of Americans suffering from debilitating diseases and conditions. Americans by a huge majority favor stem cell research because they see…

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Reid: Lengthened Tours In Iraq Yet Another Example Of Bush’s Failed War Strategy

Washington, DC– Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid today issued the following statement in response to the Pentagon’s announcement that the Army will extend tours in Iraq to 15 months: “Today’s news that active-duty troops’ tours in Iraq will be extended to 15 months is another in a long line of examples of how the President’s…

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