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Day May 21, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, May 21, 2007

S.254, Brumidi Congressional Gold Medal S.Res.130, a resolution designating July 28, 2007 as “National Day of the American Cowboy”

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00173

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.1348; A bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (69-23, 8 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00173

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.1348; A bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (69-23, 8 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, May 21, 2007

Motion to Proceed to S.1348, the Comprehensive Immigration bill

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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  Tuesday, May 22,…

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Reid: Acuerdo sobre inmigración es punto de partida para negociar una reforma justa, fuerte y práctica

WASHINGTON, D.C.–El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy en el pleno del Senado de los EE.UU.:

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Reid: Immigration Agreement Is Starting Point For Negotiating Fair, Tough, Practical Reform

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate: This week, the Senate will begin conference on the emergency supplemental bill.  Negotiations have not been easy, as President Bush continues to stand isolated in his commitment to an endless war.  We will continue to…

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Reid: President Must Listen To Will Of American People, Implement Iraq Study Group Recommendations

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to a Washington Post story that reported “an evolution in administration attitudes toward” the Iraq Study Group report: “Six months ago, the bipartisan Iraq Study Group called the situation in Iraq ‘grave and deteriorating,’ an assessment that is just as true today.…

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Reid: Record-Setting Gas Prices Underscore Need For A Better National Energy Policy

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to reports that gas prices have reached record highs: “The news that our nation’s gas prices have hit an all-time high – especially as we approach the beginning of the summer travel season – underscores the urgent need for a better national…

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America Needs Tough, Fair, and Practical Immigration Reform

America’s immigration system is broken. Ineffective enforcement and inadequate pathways to legal immigration have led to a skyrocketing number of illegal immigrants. It is estimated that nearly 12 million people live in this country without authorization, with an additional 500,000 settling each year. Last year, the Senate passed a comprehensive, bipartisan measure to address this…

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