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Day August 3, 2007

Senate Roll Call Vote #00310

On Passage of the Bill: S.2011; A bill entitled “The Protect America Act of 2007″.Result: Rejected (43-45, 12 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00309

On Passage of the Bill: S.1927 as Amended; A bill to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to provide additional procedures for authorizing certain acquisitions of foreign intelligence information and for other purposes.Result: Passed (60-28, 12 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00310

On Passage of the Bill: S.2011; A bill entitled “The Protect America Act of 2007″.Result: Rejected (43-45, 12 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00309

On Passage of the Bill: S.1927 as Amended; A bill to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to provide additional procedures for authorizing certain acquisitions of foreign intelligence information and for other purposes.Result: Passed (60-28, 12 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, August 03, 2007

H.R.3311, Minnesota Bridge (with Bond amendment) S.Con.Res.43, Adjournment Resolution S.Res.304, a resolution congratulating the 15th Poet Laureate S.849, FOIA (with Leahy-Kyl amendment) S.496, Applachian Regional Development S.163, Small Business Disaster Loan (with Kerry-Snowe substitute and Bond and Coburn amendments) H.R.2358, Native American $1 Coin Act (with Dodd substitute amendment) H.R.3006, Idaho Land Grant S.1772, S.1896,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00308

On the Nomination: Confirmation Timothy D. DeGiusti, of Oklahoma, to be US District JudgeResult: Confirmed (96-0, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00308

On the Nomination: Confirmation Timothy D. DeGiusti, of Oklahoma, to be US District JudgeResult: Confirmed (96-0, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Overwhelmingly Approves Legislation to Provide Health Insurance to Millions of Low-Income Children

The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) was established in 1997 by a bi-partisan majority of Congress to provide health insurance coverage to children who would otherwise be uninsured.  CHIP is targeted to low-income families who do not qualify for Medicaid, but are unable to afford private insurance, and the program has made great strides in…

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The 110th Congress Passes a Bipartisan Initiative to Strengthen American Competitiveness

“Those who came before us made certain that this country rode the first waves of the industrial revolutions, the first waves of modern invention, and the first wave of nuclear power, and this generation does not intend to founder in the backwash of the coming age of space.  We mean to be a part of…

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The Political Battle Over Spending: Real Dispute Is Over Priorities, Not Numbers (Bullets)

President Bush has decided to pick a major political fight with Democrats over spending.  However, as the president with the worst fiscal record in American history, who has increased spending by nearly 50 percent and increased debt by more than $3 trillion, President Bush has little standing to attack Democrats, who have passed a balanced…

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