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Day September 5, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, September 05, 2007

S.Res.306, a resolution welcoming Senator Johnson back to the Senate H.Con.Res.196, a concurrent resolution authorizing the use of the Rotunda for a ceremony honoring the Dalia Lama S.Res.308, a resolution congratulating the Warner Robins American Little League Team for winning the World Championship of Little League Print H.R.1538, Wounded Warriors, as passed by the Senate…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00312

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2686: Motion to Table DeMint Amdt No. 2686; To strike section 225, relating to a prohibition on the disposal of Department of Veterans Affairs lands and improvements at West Los Angeles Medical Center, California.Result: Agreed to (66-25, 9 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00312

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2686: Motion to Table DeMint Amdt No. 2686; To strike section 225, relating to a prohibition on the disposal of Department of Veterans Affairs lands and improvements at West Los Angeles Medical Center, California.Result: Agreed to (66-25, 9 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Democrats Fighting for America’s Returning Heroes

Democrats are investing in America’s infrastructure and our military and supporting our veterans. The Senate is currently debating legislation that would provide $109.2 billion in funding for military construction and the Veterans Administration, which is approximately $4 billion more than the president requested. Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV) said on June 14: The VA has consistently…

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Senator Reid Promises Vote on the Veterans Suicide Prevention Bil

Responding to a hold placed on the Joshua Omvig Suicide Prevention Act, Senator Harry Reid promised the bill’s author, Senator Tom Harkin, that he would bring the bill to the Senate floor for a vote. Senate Reid said the following during his floor statement today: Suicide is a national problem. And with emotional and mental…

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Reed, Murray, Landrieu Join Veterans In Highlighting Democratic Efforts To Fund Veterans Affairs

Washington, DC—Senators Jack Reed, Patty Murray and Mary Landrieu of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies joined Iraq War veteran Peter Granato, Vice Chairman of Vote Vets, today to discuss the importance of providing funding for our veterans.  The Senate is currently debating legislation that would provide $109.2 billion…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, September 05, 2007

H.R.2642, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill

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