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Day July 25, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, July 25, 2007

H.R.1538, Wounded Warriors Assistance (with Levin substitute amendment) S.1716, Forage Producers Provision S.1877, Military Salute to Flag H.Con.Res.190, a concurrent resolution to authorize printing various documents

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00277

On the Decision of the Chair S.Amdt. 2412: Shall the Decision of the Chair Stand as the Judgement of the Senate Re: Graham S.Amdt.2412; To ensure control over the United States borders and strengthen enforcement of the immigration laws.Result: Sustained (52-44, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00277

On the Decision of the Chair S.Amdt. 2412: Shall the Decision of the Chair Stand as the Judgement of the Senate Re: Graham S.Amdt.2412; To ensure control over the United States borders and strengthen enforcement of the immigration laws.Result: Sustained (52-44, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Senate Passes Long-Overdue Health Care Overhaul, Pay Raise For Troops

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the “Dignified Treatment of Wounded Warriors Act,” which lays out a comprehensive path to address shortfalls in the care of injured troops and veterans, and gives members of the military a 3.5 percent pay raise: “I remain deeply…

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Murray Commends Passage of Wounded Warriors Bill

Today U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) helped pass landmark legislation to improve care for wounded troops and veterans when they return home from battle.  The Dignified Treatment of Wounded Warriors Act passed the Senate today by unanimous consent. Senator Patty Murray on the passage of this landamark legislation: "Today, the Senate took action to provide…

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Freshman Senators Discuss Democrats’ Efforts To Enact Sweeping Ethics And Lobbying Reform

Washington, DC— The freshmen Democratic Senators, elected to send the country in a new direction, today discussed the importance of having the most sweeping ethics and lobbying reform signed into law by the August recess.  They also urged Republicans to stop supporting the status quo on corruption by blocking our reform efforts at every turn.…

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Democrats Discuss Efforts To Make America Safer Through Homeland Security, 9/11 Commission Bills

Washington, DC—Democratic Senators Harry Reid, Charles Schumer, Debbie Stabenow and Frank Lautenberg joined International Association of Fire Fighters President Harold A. Schaitberger at a press conference today to discuss the importance of passing the Homeland Security Appropriations bill and sending the President legislation to implement the 9/11 Commission recommendations.  Both measures will make America safer…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, July 25, 2007

H.R.2638, Homeland Security Appropriations

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