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Day June 22, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, June 22, 2007

S.Res.249, a resolution honoring the life of Ruth Bell Graham S.Res.250, a resolution condemning the military junta in Burma S.Res.251, a resolution honoring the firefighters and other public servants who responded to the fire in Charleston, South Carolina S.Con.Res.40, a concurrent resolution supporting the goals and ideals of observing the National Day of Human Trafficking…


Reid: Demócratas aprueban proyecto de ley de energía para fortalecer economía, seguridad nacional

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy luego de que el Senado aprobara la S.6, el Proyecto de Ley Nacional de Energía y Seguridad Ambiental de 2007, anoche:  “La votación de anoche fue una victoria para el pueblo estadounidense.  Este proyecto de ley pone a los Estados…


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. On Tuesday, June 19th, the Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing to…


Kerry, Pryor To Co-Chair Senate Democratic High-Tech Task Force

Task force will reach out to technology sector, highlight Democratic priorities Washington, DC—Reaffirming Senate Democrats’ commitment to the creation of U.S. jobs through innovation and technology, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced today the re-launch of a caucus-wide, technology-focused working group for the 110th Congress – the Senate Democratic High-Tech Task Force.  Massachusetts Senator John…


Reid Hails The Passage of Energy Bill

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today hailing the passage of S.6, the National Energy and Environmental Security Act of 2007. Here is text of the Senator’s speech as prepared:  M. President, last night the Senate took a giant leap forward.  With strong bipartisan support, we passed an energy bill that…


Democratic Accomplishments in the 110th Congress: Leading America in a New Direction

Less than six months into the 110th Congress, Senate Democrats have made significant strides in passing important, common-sense legislation that reflect the priorities of the American people.  After nearly a decade of Republican control, Democrats have worked to restore fiscal responsibility in Washington and pass key legislation on Iraq policy, homeland security, troop readiness, veterans’…


Reid: Democrats’ Passage Of Energy Bill A Victory For The American People

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the floor of the U.S. Senate: “Last night the Senate took a giant leap forward.  With strong bipartisan support, we passed an energy bill that will grow our economy, strengthen our national security and protect our environment. If passed into law, this bill…


News from Outside the Beltway

Throughout the Senate energy debate, America has voiced its opinion and the Senate Democrats have listened. Democrats and most Americans recognize that a dramatic shift away from the interests of Big Oil is essential for the environmental sustainability, economic, and national security of our country.  In order to decrease our dependence on oil, America must…


Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, June 22, 2007

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