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Day June 4, 2007

Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, June 04, 2007

S.1348, the Comprehensive Immigration bill

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Reid: In June, Democrats Will Continue To Fight To Change Course In Iraq

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada made the following remarks today on the floor of the U.S. Senate: Over the Memorial Day recess, I attended a service at Southern Nevada Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City.  I am grateful beyond words for the sacrifices of the men and women in uniform from Nevada…

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Reid: President Must Show Leadership On Global Warming

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today in response to the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations’ letter to the President urging him to work toward international consensus on greenhouse gas emission reductions at the G-8 meeting this week in Heiligendamm, Germany: “The G-8 meeting is an opportunity for the President…

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After a Ten Year Battle, Democrats Raise the Minimum Wage for American Workers

Last year, Americans voted to take the country in a much-needed new direction by electing Democrats to lead Congress.  Democrats promised to seek better pay for working Americans, starting by raising the federal minimum wage to $7.25/hour.  In May, after a decade-long battle, Congress, under Democratic leadership, accomplished that important goal.  While the Senate passed…

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Bipartisan Group of Senators Call on President to Make Climate Change a Priority for G8 Summit

In a letter (PDF) sent to President Bush today, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Joseph R. Biden Jr. (D-DE) called for U.S. participation in the development of a multilateral response to global warming at the G8 Summit this week. The effort, led by Chairman Biden, Senators Olympia Snowe (R-ME) and Jeff Bingaman (D-NM),…

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After a Ten Year Battle, Democrats Raise the Minimum Wage for American Workers

Last year, Americans voted to take the country in a much-needed new direction by electing Democrats to lead Congress.  Democrats promised to seek better pay for working Americans, starting by raising the federal minimum wage to $7.25/hour.  In May, after a decade-long battle, Congress, under Democratic leadership, accomplished that important goal.  While the Senate passed…

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The Iraq Accountability Project: This Week’s Senate Oversight on Iraq

The American people are demanding a change of course in Iraq, and the 110th Congress intends to press President Bush to provide it.  This week, Senate Democrats are continuing to conduct the oversight necessary to hold the President accountable. This Week in the Senate  Tuesday, June 5, 2007 Senate Select Intelligence Committee CLOSED Hearing on…

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Under Democratic Leadership, the 110th Congress is Taking America in a New Direction

Only six months into the 110th Congress, Senate Democrats have made significant strides in advancing our Six for ’06 agenda.  After nearly a decade of Republican control, we have worked to restore fiscal responsibility in Washington and pass key legislation on homeland security, troop readiness, veterans’ health care, Iraq policy, economic competitiveness, ethics reform, the…

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