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Day June 11, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, June 11, 2007

S.Res.110, a resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the 30th anniversary of ASEAN-US dialogue and relationship S.Res.171, a resolution memoralizing fallen firefighters by lowering the U.S. flag to half-staff on the day of the National Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service in Maryland.

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00208

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.R.6; A bill to reduce our Nation’s dependency on foreign oil by investing in clean, renewable, and alternative energy resources, promoting new emerging energy technologies, developing greater efficiency, and creating a Strategic Energy Efficiency and Renewables Reserve to invest in…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00207

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S.J.Res.14; A joint resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that Attorney General Alberto Gonzales no longer holds the confidence of the Senate and of the American people.Result: Rejected (53-38-1, 7 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00208

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.R.6; A bill to reduce our Nation’s dependency on foreign oil by investing in clean, renewable, and alternative energy resources, promoting new emerging energy technologies, developing greater efficiency, and creating a Strategic Energy Efficiency and Renewables Reserve to invest in…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00207

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S.J.Res.14; A joint resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that Attorney General Alberto Gonzales no longer holds the confidence of the Senate and of the American people.Result: Rejected (53-38-1, 7 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, June 11, 2007

Motion to Proceed to H.R.6, the Energy 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. Tuesday, June 12, 2007 Senate Armed Services Committee…

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Democratic Leaders Call On President To Show Greater Leadership On Immigration Reform

Washington, DC—Senate Democratic leaders sent the following letter to President Bush today, calling on him to show greater leadership and persuade Senate Republicans to not block efforts to pass tough, fair and practical immigration reform. Democrats are working to strengthen border security, reunite families, create tough and smart workplace enforcement, and bring 12 million people…

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Reid: Attorney General Gonzalez Must Resign

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada made the following remarks today on the floor of the U.S. Senate, calling for the resignation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales: I rise in support of S.J. Res. 14, a resolution expressing the Sense of the Senate that Attorney General Gonzales has lost the confidence of Congress…

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Reid: Democrats Continue To Pursue Critical Immigration, Energy Reforms

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada made the following remarks today on the floor of the U.S. Senate: After listening to hour after hour of floor debate, I do not believe there is a single Senator who does not see the urgent need to fix our badly broken immigration system. Every one of…

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