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Day July 16, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, July 16, 2007

S.Con.Res.27, a resolution supporting the goals and ideals of “National Purple Heart Recognition Day” (with Clinton clarifying amendment) S.Con.Res.41, a concurrent resolution commending the 1st Brigade Combat Team/34th Infantry Division of the Minnesota National Guard upon completion of the longest continuous deployment of any U.S. military unit during Operation Iraqi Freedom


Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, July 16, 2007

H.R.1585, the Defense Authorization bill


Reid: Republicans Must Allow Up-Or-Down Vote On Amendment To Change Course In Iraq

Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid spoke on the floor on the U.S. Senate today, urging Republicans to allow an up-or-down vote on the Levin-Reed amendment to the Defense Authorization bill that will transition the mission in Iraq. Following are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “After 52 months, America finds itself mired in one…


Demócratas exigen votación por mayoría simple sobre cambio de rumbo en Irak

Washington, DC— Los senadores Harry Reid, Dick Durbin y Charles Schumer discutieron hoy los esfuerzos de los demócratas para cambiar de rumbo en Irak para que podamos mejorar la seguridad de los Estados Unidos y combatir el terrorismo más efectivamente. Los líderes subrayaron la importancia de la enmienda Levin-Reed al proyecto de ley de Autorización…


Reid, In Letter To McConnell: Allow Up-Or-Down Votes On Bipartisan Efforts To Change Course In Iraq

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada sent the following letter to Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, encouraging him and his caucus to stop blocking up-or-down votes on bipartisan amendments to change course in Iraq: July 17, 2007 Senator Mitch McConnell Republican Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Dear Senator McConnell:  There are no…


Democrats Demand Up-Or-Down Vote On Changing Course In Iraq

Senate will remain in session for two days to force Republicans to defend their obstruction of Levin-Reed amendment Washington, DC— Senators Harry Reid, Dick Durbin and Charles Schumer today discussed Democrats’ efforts to change course in Iraq so that we may enhance America’s security and more effectively fight terrorism. The Leaders underscored the importance of…