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Day July 23, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, July 23, 2007

S.Res.270, a resolution honoring the 75th Anniversary of the International Peace Garden S.1856, a bill to make a technical correction to the new border tunnels and passages offenses

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00273

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2376: Brown S.Amdt.2376; To provide for a Federal supplemental loan program.Result: Rejected (37-54, 9 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00273

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2376: Brown S.Amdt.2376; To provide for a Federal supplemental loan program.Result: Rejected (37-54, 9 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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S. 1642, the Higher Education Amendments of 2007

 Background and Summary On June 20, 2007, the Committee on Health Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP Committee) approved S.1642, the Higher Education Amendments of 2007.  The legislation would reauthorize the Higher Education Act of 1965, strengthening many of its provisions and including new measures to rising college costs and address unethical practices in the student…

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In Case You Missed It: Republicans’ Obstructionism Unprecedented in Senate History

An analysis of the history of filibusters in the Senate over the last 30 years shows that Senate Republicans’ use of the tactic has been unprecedented. Having forced 42 cloture votes already this year – more than in any two year term before 1985-1986 – Senate Republicans are on pace to force 153 cloture votes…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, July 23, 2007

S.1642, the Higher Education Amendments of 2007

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