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Day May 9, 2007

Senate Democrats Work to Protect Consumers and Move Toward Energy Independence

As the price of gasoline passed $3 per gallon this week, Senate Democrats continued to push for policies that protect consumers in the short run and move America toward energy independence as soon as possible.  Democrats are working to pass legislation that will enhance America’s security by reducing the nation’s dependence on foreign and unsustainable energy…

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Reid: FDA Revitalization Will Improve Access To Safe Drugs

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada made the following statement today after passage of the Food and Drug Administration Revitalization Act: “The Food and Drug Administration Revitalization Act passed today in the Senate provides important improvements to the FDA’s procedures to ensure Americans have access to safe drugs and medical devices in a…

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Demócratas del Senado expresan su compromiso con una reforma integral de inmigración

Washington, DC-Los Senadores Harry Reid, Edward Kennedy, Patrick Leahy, Ken Salazar y Robert Menéndez se expresaron hoy sobre la necesidad de una reforma integral de inmigración mientras que el debate sobre el tema está pautado para comenzar el próximo lunes en el pleno del Senado.

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Senate Oversight Highlights Week of April 30, 2007

Congress has the Constitutional responsibility to perform oversight of the Executive Branch and matters of public interest.  Each week the Democratic Policy Committee releases a report summarizing highlights from Senate oversight hearings. Here is the report highligting Senate oversight hearings from the week of April 30, 2007. Tuesday, May 1, 2007:  Senate Select Committee on…

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Senate Democrats Discuss Their Commitment To Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Debate to Begin on Monday Washington, DC–Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senators Edward Kennedy, Patrick Leahy, Ken Salazar and Robert Menéndez today discussed the need for comprehensive immigration reform as debate on the issue is set to begin next Monday on the Senate floor. Senate Democrats are committed to fixing America’s broken immigration system…

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Senate Leadership Expresses “Grave Concern” re. Crisis at The World Bank

Today Senators Harry Reid, Dick Durbn, Patty Murray, and Chuck Schumer sent a letter to President George W. Bush expressing “grave concern about the situation with respect to the leadership of the World Bank”. Here is the text of the letter: May 9, 2007 The President of the United States The White House Washington, D.C.…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, May 09, 2007

S.1082, the FDA Reauthorization bill

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