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Day June 29, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, June 29, 2007

H.R.556, CFIUS (after amending S.1610, with Dodd substitute amendment striking and inserting text into H.R.556) S.966, Passport Backlog Reduction Act Star Print S.1710


Reid, Pelosi Discuss Six Months Of Democratic Accomplishments

Washington, D.C.— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic leaders today reflected on the Democratic-led Congress’s accomplishments in the six months since assuming the majority and looked forward to continuing its progress in July. Even with Republicans trying to block our efforts at every turn, this Democratic Congress is delivering on…


S. 1547, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008

Summary S.1547, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008, would authorize $648 billion in budget authority for defense programs in Fiscal Year 2008.  This amount is consistent with the Fiscal Year 2008 Budget Resolution, and consistent with the President’s overall request for the national defense budget, which included a base budget request of…


Despite Republican Obstructionism, Democrats are Committed to Passing the Toughest, Most Sweeping Ethics Reform in a Generation

Last November, Americans sent a clear message that unethical and illegal behavior would no longer be tolerated in the halls of Congress.  Democrats answered the charge to clean-up Washington by making ethics reform their first priority in the 110th Congress.  In January, Senate Democrats honored that commitment by passing S.1, the Legislative Transparency and Accountability…


Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, June 29, 2007

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