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Day May 23, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, May 23, 2007

H.Con.Res.128, authorizing the printing of a commemorative document in memory of the late President of the United States, Gerald Rudolph Ford S.1352, H.R.414, H.R.437, H.R.625, H.R.988, H.R.1402, Post Office Designations

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00175

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1169: Bingaman S.Amdt.1169; To reduce to 200,000 the number of certain non-immigrants permitted to be admitted during a fiscal year.Result: Agreed to (74-24, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00175

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1169: Bingaman S.Amdt.1169; To reduce to 200,000 the number of certain non-immigrants permitted to be admitted during a fiscal year.Result: Agreed to (74-24, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Welcome to the Coast Guard Academy, President Bush!

President Bush will address graduates of the Coast Guard Academy today, thanking them for their service to our country.  Unfortunately, under his watch, Coast Guard readiness has deteriorated greatly. The Coast Guard has fewer ships than it had five years ago despite billions of dollars in taxpayer expenditures. Today, the President is expected to speak…

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Reid: Congress Must Change Course In Iraq, Refocus Strategy On Fighting Terrorism

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today in response to President Bush’s remarks this morning:  “The President today made the best case yet for why Congress must insist on a change of strategy in Iraq.  Intelligence analysts concluded long ago that Iraq has indeed become a training ground and recruiting poster…

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Senators Reid, Levin, Biden and Rockefeller Write to President Bush

Senator Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senators Carl Levin, Joseph Biden Jr. and John D. Rockefeller IV sent a letter to the President in light of new developments regarding Iran and the release of the IAEA’s latest assessment of Iran’s nuclear activities. Senator Reid said: I am troubled by recent steps by Iran – detention…

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Reid: El Congreso tiene que cambiar de rumbo en Irak, reenfocar estrategia en luchar contra el terrorismo

WASHINGTON, D.C.–El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones en respuesta a los comentarios del Presidente Bush esta mañana:

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Reid: President Must Assure Congress Of Strategy To Address Iran Concerns

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Senator Harry Reid sent the following letter to the President and issued the following statement in light of new developments regarding Iran and the release of the IAEA’s latest assessment of Iran’s nuclear activities: “I am troubled by recent steps by Iran – detention of respected foreign scholars, continued pursuit of technologies suitable for…

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Democratic Senators Discuss Energy Policy That Strengthens National Security And Protects Environment, Consumers

Washington, DC–Senate Democrats discussed today their energy package that will increase our energy independence, strengthen the economy, reduce global warming emissions and protect consumers. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senators Jeff Bingaman, Barbara Boxer and John Kerry promoted the Democrats’ plan to punish gas price-gougers, make the government a model of energy efficiency, increase…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, May 23, 2007

S.1348, the Comprehensive Immigration bill

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