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Day April 20, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, April 20, 2007

S.Res.163, a resolution designating the third week of April 2007 as “National Shaken Baby Syndrome Awareness Week” S.Res.164, a resolution designating the week beginning April 22, 2007 as “Week of the Young Child”


Reid: As the Situation in Iraq Worsens, America Can and Must Change Course

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada delivered the following speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate today in response to President Bush’s recent attacks on Democrats’ support of our troops: “We heard again this afternoon the same old story from President Bush about the war in Iraq. He claimed again that his…


S. 761, the America Competes Act

Summary and Background On March 5, 2007, Majority Leader Reid and 35 co-sponsors introduced S. 761, the America Creating Opportunities to Meaningfully Promote Excellence in Technology, Education, and Science Act of 2007 (the America Competes Act).  The legislation focuses on three primary areas to improve American competitiveness in the 21st Century:  1)     increasing research investment; 2)    …


Klobuchar, In Democratic Radio Address, Calls For Change Of Course In Iraq

Washington, DC–Senator Amy Klobuchar delivers this week’s Democratic Radio Address, calling for America to send a clear message that we will not stay in Iraq indefinitely. As the Iraq Study Group recommended, we must begin redeploying our troops and begin a surge in diplomacy, economy and Iraqi responsibility. The text of the radio address, as…


President Bush in Michigan

Today, President Bush returns to Grand Rapids, Michigan, to discuss the war on terror. In 2003, President Bush went there to make the claim that Iraq and al-Qaeda were working together, a claim we now know to be false. While President Bush may still call Iraq the “central front in the war on terror,” the…


Reid: On Earth Day, As Every Day, We Must Take on Environmental Challenges

Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement on the 37th anniversary of Earth Day: “Senate Democrats are dedicated to making sure that Americans have clean drinking water, fresh air to breathe, and the opportunity to enjoy the vast open spaces and natural beauty of Nevada, the country and the world.…


Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, April 20, 2007

S.761, the Competitiveness bill