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Day May 7, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, May 07, 2007

S.Res.189, Legal Counsel Representation S.Res.190, a resolution to express condolences of the Nation to the community of Greensburg, Kansas

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00152

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Committee Substitute as Modified and Amended to S.1082; An act to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and cosmetic Act and the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize drug and device user fees and ensure the safety of medical products, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00152

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Committee Substitute as Modified and Amended to S.1082; An act to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and cosmetic Act and the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize drug and device user fees and ensure the safety of medical products, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00151

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1010: Cochran S.Amdt.1010; To protect the health and safety of the public.Result: Agreed to (49-40, 11 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00151

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1010: Cochran S.Amdt.1010; To protect the health and safety of the public.Result: Agreed to (49-40, 11 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, May 07, 2007

S.1082, the FDA Reauthorization bill

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Middle-Class Life Under Bush: Less Affordable and Less Secure

For (y) millions of hard-working, middle-class families, life under the Bush presidency has grown less affordable and less secure.  President Bush’s record of fiscal incompetence and mismanagement, and Republicans’ close ties with special interests, have helped lead to both lower wages on the one hand and skyrocketing costs for basic necessities like gas, health care,…

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Republicans Are Breaking From The President On Iraq

With our troops mired in the middle of a civil war, U.S. casualties mounting, and terrorist attacks up across the globe, some Congressional Republicans are beginning to realize that the current path in Iraq is unsustainable. There is hope that they will put the interests of the country ahead of protecting the President. House Minority Leader…

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National Guard Readiness Suffers from President Bush’s Iraq Policies

The President’s flawed stay-the-course policy in Iraq has decreased the capacity of our National Guard to respond to crises at home.  The tornadoes that ripped through Kansas this weekend tragically demonstrate that our National Guard is stretched too thin and lacks the equipment necessary to handle disasters in the U.S. The President’s strategy in Iraq…

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The Iraq Accountability Project: This Week’s Senate Oversight on Iraq

The American people demanded a change of course in Iraq, and the 110th Congress intends to press President Bush to provide it. As President Bush and Senate Republicans continue to support a failed stay-the- course policy in Iraq, Senate Democrats are determined to hold the President accountable. This Week in the Senate  Wednesday, May 9th,…

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