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Day June 8, 2007

Reid: Senate Will Revisit Immigration When Republicans Show Greater Commitment To Solutions Than Obstructionism

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada made the following statement today in response to President Bush’s radio address, in which he urged the Senate to bring the immigration bill back to the floor: “The White House has so far failed to rally Senate Republicans behind tough, fair and practical immigration reform.  I will bring the immigration…


News from Outside The Beltway

As they returned home for the Memorial Day District Work Period, Democrats addressed the record-breaking gas prices and threats to our environment that need urgent attention in Congress. Newspapers from across the country are picking up Democrats’ united call for energy legislation that protects consumers, increase our energy independence, strengthens the economy and reduces global…


President Bush: Not Getting the Job Done on Global Warming

At the G-8 Summit this week, President Bush has been working to weaken a proposal to cut emissions and limit global warming.  Unfortunately, this latest move by the President to undercut efforts to combat global warming is entirely consistent with his poor record on energy and the environment.  Next week, the Senate will be moving forward…


The Iraq Accountability Project: A Wrap-Up of This Week’s Senate Oversight on Iraq

This week Senate Democrats continued to conduct oversight of the President’s conduct of the war. Senate Democrats are united in their determination to hold the President accountable for his failed strategy in Iraq and guarantee American veterans have the support they deserve.  Thursday, June 7th, 2007 Senate Armed Services Committee “To consider the nomination of…


No Confidence Vote on Gonzalez this Monday

Today, Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) announced that a vote of no confidence in Attorney General Alberto Gonzales will be held this Monday:  “If all senators who have actually lost confidence in Attorney General Gonzales voted their conscience, this vote would be unanimous.” "However, the President will certainly exert pressure to support the Attorney General,…