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Day July 17, 2007

Senate Roll Call Vote #00250

On the Motion: Motion to Instruct the Sgt. at Arms; To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2008 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (41-37, 22 members…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00250

On the Motion: Motion to Instruct the Sgt. at Arms; To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2008 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (41-37, 22 members…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00249

On the Motion: Motion to Instruct the Sgt. At Arms; To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2008 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (44-47, 9 members not…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, July 18, 2007

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00249

On the Motion: Motion to Instruct the Sgt. At Arms; To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2008 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (44-47, 9 members not…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00248

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2100: Cornyn S.Amdt.2100; To express the sense of the Senate that it is in the national security interest of the United States that Iraq not become a failed state and a safe haven for terrorists.Result: Agreed to (94-3, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00248

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2100: Cornyn S.Amdt.2100; To express the sense of the Senate that it is in the national security interest of the United States that Iraq not become a failed state and a safe haven for terrorists.Result: Agreed to (94-3, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Talk Is Cheap …

With violence in Iraq increasing and last week’s progress report showing the Iraqi government and security forces have failed to stand up, it is clear that we must change course in Iraq and re-focus on the war on terror.  Unfortunately, four years into the war and six months since the escalation began, the Grand Obstruction Party is blocking an up or…

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Reid: New Intelligence Report Underscores Need For Overhaul Of Bush Administration Efforts On Terrorism, Change In Iraq Strategy

Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to publication of the unclassified key judgments of a new National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on “The Terrorist Threat to the US Homeland”:  “The unclassified summary of the National Intelligence Estimate released today leads me to two conclusions: one, the Bush Administration’s national…

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Reid: Democrats Heed Call Of American People, Continue Fight To Change Course In Iraq

Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid spoke Tuesday night at an event at which Democratic Senators and Congressmen, Iraq war veterans, military families, and concerned citizens called for Republicans to stop obstructing and join us to change of course in Iraq. Following are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “It is dark in Washington.  It…

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