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Day June 20, 2007

Senate Roll Call Vote #00217

On the Motion S.Amdt. 1546: Motion to Waive C.B.A. re: DeMint S.Amdt.1546; To provide that legislation that would increase the national average fuel prices for automobiles is subject to a point of order in the Senate.Result: Rejected (37-55, 7 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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FACT CHECK: President Bush on Stem Cell Research

President Bush today vetoed legislation to expand embryonic stem cell research – for the second time.  Instead of providing hope to millions of Americans, President Bush chose ideology over science.  President Bush needs to face facts: Americans support this bill by a wide margin.  PRESIDENT BUSH:  “If this legislation became law, it would compel American…

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Reid: Democrats Putting Working Families First, Making College Education More Affordable

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada made the following statement today in response to the HELP Committee’s passage of the Higher Education Access Act of 2007 and the Higher Education Amendments of 2007: “Democrats continue to deliver on our promises to put working families first, providing more than $17 billion to ensure that…

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Reid: Veto del Presidente a las células madre le niega esperanza a millones sufriendo de enfermedades

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy en el pleno del Senado, antes del veto del Presidente al S.5, la Ley de Investigación de las Células Madre:   “El año pasado, el Senado y la Cámara de Representantes, bajo el control de los republicanos, aprobaron un proyecto…

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Reid: President’s Stem-Cell Veto Denies Hope To Millions Suffering From Disease

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the floor of the U.S. Senate ahead of the President’s veto of S.5, the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act: “Last year, the Republican-controlled House and Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill to open up the hope of stem cell research to the millions of…

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Reid, Kerry, Bayh Join Leaders In New Energy Technologies To Discuss How Democratic Energy Bill Will Sharpen America’s Competitive Edge

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senators John Kerry and Evan Bayh joined leaders in new energy technologies today to discuss how energy-efficiency can sharpen America’s competitive edge. Democrats are moving ahead this week with The Renewable Fuels, Consumer Protection, and Energy Efficiency Act of 2007, which will help lower energy costs, create jobs,…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, June 20, 2007

H.R.6, the Energy bill

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