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Month May 2007

Senate Roll Call Vote #00176

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1186: Akaka S.Amdt.1186; To exempt children of certain Filipino World War II veterans from the numerical limitations on immigrant visas.Result: Agreed to (87-9, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00177

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1158: Coleman S.Amdt.1158; To amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to facilitate information sharing between federal and local law enforcement officials related to an individual’s immigration status.Result: Rejected (48-49, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00176

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1186: Akaka S.Amdt.1186; To exempt children of certain Filipino World War II veterans from the numerical limitations on immigrant visas.Result: Agreed to (87-9, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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The Impact of High Fuel Prices on the American Economy and Businesses

The Democratic Policy Committee (DPC) has released a document detailing the impact of high fuel process on the American economy and business. Gasoline prices broke records nationally and in 20 states this month. The DPC documenta details how high prices are increasingly taking a toll on the economy: The Impact on the Economy Increasing overall…

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Reid: President’s Plan ‘B’ Has Been America’s Plan ‘A’

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today in response to President Bush’s remarks this morning: “The President continues to mismanage and mischaracterize this war. His refusal to recognize the reality on the ground is evident in his continuing misrepresentation that his Iraq war strategy is a response to 9/11 and helps…

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Senate Democrats’ New Direction: Fulfilling Our Commitment to Veterans

At a time when growing demands are being placed on our servicemen and women, and the needs of veterans returning from duty in Iraq and Afghanistan continue to grow, Republicans in the White House and the Senate have failed to live up to their promises to America’s veterans.  Under the Bush Administration’s stewardship, veterans’ health…

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Reid: Democrats Will Continue Fight To Change Course In Iraq

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the floor of the U.S. Senate prior to voting in support of the FY2007 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Bill: More than four years ago the Bush Administration took this nation to war in Iraq without sufficient troops, without a plan to win the peace,…

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The Impact of High Fuel Prices on the American Economy and Businesses

Gasoline prices broke records nationally and in 20 states this month.  High prices are increasingly taking a toll on American businesses and on the economy.  Senate Democrats have introduced legislation, S.1419, to increase our energy independence,  strengthen the economy, reduce global warming emissions, and protect consumers. The Impact on the Economy Increasing overall prices.  Energy prices contributed…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, May 24, 2007

S.1348, the Comprehensive Immigration bill House Amendment to H.R.2206, the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill

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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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