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Day June 26, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, June 26, 2007

S.Con.Res.25, a concurrent resolution condemning the violence in Zimbabwe S.1612, a bill to amend the penalty provision in the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (with a Dodd technical amendment) S.Res.225, a resolution designating the month of August 2007 as “National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month” S.Res.230, a resolution designating the month of July 2007 as “National…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00228

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.1639; A bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (64-35, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00227

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.R.800; A bill to amend the National Labor Relations Act to establish an efficient system to enable employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations, to provide for mandatory injunctions for unfair labor practices during organizing efforts, and for other…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00228

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.1639; A bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (64-35, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00227

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.R.800; A bill to amend the National Labor Relations Act to establish an efficient system to enable employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations, to provide for mandatory injunctions for unfair labor practices during organizing efforts, and for other…

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Myth vs. Reality: The Reality is the Employee Free Choice Act Helps American Workers and their Families

In November 2006, Americans elected Democrats to take the country in a new direction, in part because we pledged to seek better jobs and better pay for working Americans.   Six months into the 110th Congress, Democrats are delivering on that promise.  In May, after a ten year battle, Congress gave lower-income workers a long overdue…

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Myth vs. Reality: The REALITY is the Employee Free Choice Act Helps American Workers and their Families

In November 2006, Americans elected Democrats to take the country in a new direction, in part because we pledged to seek better jobs and better pay for working Americans.   Six months into the 110th Congress, Democrats are delivering on that promise.  In May, after a ten year battle, Congress gave lower-income workers a long overdue…

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Reid: Republicans Again Block Efforts To Make America Safer, Clean Up Washington

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after Senate Republicans blocked Democrats’ efforts to send the 9/11 Commission recommendations and the ethics and lobbying reform to conference. Attached are Reid’s remarks on the floor of the U.S. Senate. Democrats have been working hard to pass critical legislation despite efforts by some…

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Reid: As Opposition To President’s Escalation Plan Grows, Republicans Much Match Words With Action To Change Course In Iraq

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the floor of the U.S. Senate: Yesterday, the US Conference of Mayors highlighted the toll the Iraq war is taking on our health, safety and well-being here at home by voting for a resolution to bring the war to a responsible end. “Stamford,…

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Reid: Giving Workers Free Choice To Organize Ensure Higher Wages, Better Benefits

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada made the following remarks on the floor of the U.S. Senate today in support of the Employee Free Choice Act: Franklin Delano Roosevelt once said: ‘It is one of the characteristics of a free and democratic nation that it have free and independent labor unions.’  Roosevelt’s New Deal…

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