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Month June 2007

Senate Roll Call Vote #00238

On the Nomination: Confirmation Richard Sullivan, of New York, to be US District JudgeResult: Confirmed (99-0, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00237

On the Nomination: Confirmation Benjamin Hale Settle, of Washington, to be US District JudgeResult: Confirmed (99-0, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00236

On the Nomination: Confirmation Lt. Gen. Douglas E. Lute, to be Lt. Gen. US Army under title 10, U.S.C., section 601Result: Confirmed (94-4-1, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00235

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on S.1639; A bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (46-53, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00235

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on S.1639; A bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (46-53, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senator Webb & Governor Sebelius Call for Increased Support of Military, National Guard Units Serving Overseas Deployments

Washington, DC – Senator Jim Webb (D-VA) and Governor Kathleen Sebelius (D-KS) today said that “supporting our troops” means establishing more sustainable deployment lengths and adequate “dwell” time between deployments for our nation’s military units serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. Both Webb and Sebelius have seen the extent to which erratic deployment rotations push service…

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Reid: Supreme Court Decision On School Desegregation Is Judicial Activism

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada made the following statement today in response to the Supreme Court’s decision on school desegregation: "The Supreme Court decision in the school desegregation cases is appalling.  Ever since Brown v. Board of Education, it has been settled law that the Constitution requires racially mixed schools.  Today’s decision…

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Reid: Republicans Ignore 9/11 Families, Make America Less Secure By Blocking Implementation Of 9/11 Commission Recommendations

Washington, DC — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to Republican objections to appointing members to a conference committee on the 9/11 Commission Recommendations bill.  A statement issued by the 9/11 Families, which calls for passage of the bill appears below.  “Nearly six years after the attacks of 9/11,…

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Reid: Immigration Vote A Defeat For The American People, A Victory For Status Quo

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada made the following statement today after the Senate failed to move forward on the immigration bill.  “The defeat of immigration reform is a profound disappointment.  This vote rejects tougher border security, and now our border patrol agents will continue to do their jobs shorthanded. Today’s vote does…

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Reid, Pelosi Sign “Live Earth Pledge”

Pledge Calls On Individuals to Fight Climate Change at Home and Work WASHINGTON: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi were proud to be among the first to sign the "Live Earth Pledge," created by former Vice President Al Gore.  The pledge is in conjunction with the global "Live Earth" event to…

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