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Day June 19, 2007

Boxer, Lautenberg, Whitehouse Join CEOs To Discuss Democrats’ Efforts To Make America More Energy Efficient

Washington, DC—Senator Barbara Boxer, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, and Senators Frank Lautenberg and Sheldon Whitehouse joined environmentally friendly CEOs Tuesday to discuss the Senate’s energy legislation and how its energy-efficiency provisions would stimulate innovation and competition, strengthen our economy, and protect our environment. Democrats are moving ahead this week…

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Summary Of The Employment Free Choice Act

The Senate is preparing to take up the Employee Free Choice Act with a possible vote on Thursday. Click on read more for a smmary of the legislation that will allow workers to choose a union free from employer coercion.  Majority Sign-Up—Employees Choose A Union When A Majority of Workers Sign Cards Endorsing the Union…

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Reid Recognizes Juneteenth Independence Day

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada made the following statement today, honoring the 142nd anniversary of Juneteenth Independence Day: “We celebrate an important anniversary today, one that allows us to both remember the cruelty of slavery so many endured and celebrate the freedoms we now enjoy. “On this day in 1865, Union soldiers…

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Pictures From The Employment Free Choice Rally (Updated w/ video)

The Senate is preparing to take up the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) this week. EFCA creates an easier path for workers to receive union representation. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senators Richard Durbin, Charles Schumer, Edward M. Kennedy, Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden and Sherrod Brown spoke this afternoon at an Employee Free Choice…

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Reid Urges President To Sign Stem Cell Bill, Give Hope To Millions Of Americans

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada made the following statement today, calling on the President to sign into law S.5, the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act: “Democrats and Republicans did the right thing when we passed legislation, based on sound science, which offers real hope to millions of Americans and thousands of Nevadans…

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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. This Week in the Senate  Tuesday, June 19,…

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Reid: Employee Free Choice Will Give Workers Equality, Opportunity

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid spoke today at an Employee Free Choice rally in support of legislation that would create an easier path for workers to receive union representation. The rally included thousands of labor advocates and leaders. The following are Reid’s prepared remarks: “Democrats are in control of Congress now because of you. …

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Senate Moving Forward On Employee Free Choice Act

The Senate is preparing to take up the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) this week. EFCA creates an easier path for workers to receive union representation. SenateMajority Leader Harry Reid is speaking this afternoon at an Employee Free Choice Rally in support of legislation. Here is an excerpt from the Senator’s remarks as prepared: [T]oday…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, June 19, 2007

H.R.6, the Energy bill

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