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Day July 26, 2007

Senate Roll Call Vote #00284

On the Conference Report: H.R.1, Conference Report; A bill to provide for the implementation of the recommendations of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States.Result: Agreed to (85-8, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00278

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2480: Graham S.Amdt.2480; To ensure control over the United States borders and strengthen enforcement of the immigration laws.Result: Agreed to (89-1, 10 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00284

On the Conference Report: H.R.1, Conference Report; A bill to provide for the implementation of the recommendations of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States.Result: Agreed to (85-8, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00278

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2480: Graham S.Amdt.2480; To ensure control over the United States borders and strengthen enforcement of the immigration laws.Result: Agreed to (89-1, 10 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Republicans Must Work With Us To Promptly Complete Defense Spending Bill

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today in response to President Bush’s remarks on the Defense Authorization bill: “While the Democratically controlled Congress has already demonstrated we will give our troops the critical resources they need, the facts are clear: Throughout this war, Democrats have had to force the President and Congressional…

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Senado asegura $3 mil millones para seguridad fronteriza

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy luego de que el Senado de los EE.UU. votó para añadir $3 mil millones en gastos de emergencia para seguridad fronteriza al proyecto de ley de Asignaciones de Seguridad Doméstica FY2008 actualmente  en proceso de consideración en el pleno:   “Los demócratas creemos que…

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Reid: Senate Passes Homeland Security Appropriations Bill To Strengthen Borders, Make America More Secure

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today after the U.S. Senate passed the Homeland Security Appropriations bill, 89-4:  “Democrats have delivered on yet another promise to make America more secure following years of this Administration’s failed policies that have led to a stronger Al Qaeda and an increase in worldwide terror attacks. …

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Senate Secures $3 Billion For Border Security

Reid Calls On President To Show Commitment To Border Security By Backing Homeland Security Bill Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today after the U.S. Senate voted to add $3 billion in emergency spending for border security in the FY2008 Homeland Security Appropriations bill currently on the floor: “Democrats believe stronger border…

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FACT CHECK – Republican Leadership Press Conference

This afternoon, the Republican Leadership offered their version of events in the 110th Congress. Below are a few fact checks. FICTION: Senator McConnell Claimed Republicans Were Shut Out of Conference Process on Lobbying Reform. [Republican Leadership Press Conference, 7/26/07] FACT: Senator McConnell Himself Blocked Appointment of Conferees on the Ethics and Lobbying Reform Bill. “Senate…

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The 110th Congress – Democratic Accomplishments and Republican Obstructions

This afternoon, Congressional Republican leaders will try to spin fictions about the Democratic-controlled 110th Congress. But the facts are clear. Democrats have produced a record of accomplishment in spite of unprecedented obstruction by the Republican minority. Republicans must stop dragging their feet, and work with Democrats on the business most important to the American people.…

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