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Day May 17, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, May 17, 2007

S.Res.208, a resolution encouraging the elimination of fishing subsidies S.Res.209, a resolution expressing support for the new power sharing government in Northern Ireland

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00172

On the Conference Report: S.Con.Res.21 Conference Report; An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2008 and including the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2007 and 2009 through 2012.Result: Agreed to (52-40, 8 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00172

On the Conference Report: S.Con.Res.21 Conference Report; An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2008 and including the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2007 and 2009 through 2012.Result: Agreed to (52-40, 8 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00171

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 1123: Motion to Invoke cloture on the Reid S.Amdt.1123; Expressing the sense of the Congress that no action should be taken to undermine the safety of the Armed Forces of the United States or impact their ability to complete their assigned or future missions.Result: Agreed to (94-1, 5 members not…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00171

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 1123: Motion to Invoke cloture on the Reid S.Amdt.1123; Expressing the sense of the Congress that no action should be taken to undermine the safety of the Armed Forces of the United States or impact their ability to complete their assigned or future missions.Result: Agreed to (94-1, 5 members not…

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Reid: Democrats’ Energy Independence Plan Protects Environment, National Security, Consumers

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in announcing his intention to bring the energy debate to the floor in the coming weeks: “Democrats are moving forward with energy legislation to increase the nation’s use of renewable fuels; improve the energy efficiency of vehicles, buildings and products; and advance research on…

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Reid: Acuerdo ayudará a comenzar el debate sobre una reforma integral de inmigración

WASHINGTON, D.C.–El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy en respuesta al acuerdo bipartidista de reforma migratoria:

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Senate Floor Roundup: Democrats Pass a Budget

Last November, Americans called for an end to the Republicans’ irresponsible management of tax-payer dollars. The Democrats’ budget answers this call. It returns fiscal responsibility to Washington, D.C. and invests in America’s real priorities. Today, on the Senate Floor, Democrats hailed the return of responsible budgeting to our Nation’s Capital. Below are a few of…

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Senate Democrats Work to Protect Consumers and Move Toward Energy Independence

As the price of gasoline passed $3 per gallon last 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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Growing Momentum Toward Changing Course in Iraq …

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid delivered a statement this morning on the floor of the U.S. Senate stating how there is a growing momentum in the toward changing course in Iraq: Yesterday, the Senate held two important votes: On the Feingold Amendment, which called for transitioning the mission And on the Warner amendment, which would…

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