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Day September 6, 2007

Senate Roll Call Vote #00314

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2662: Salazar S.Amdt.2662; To prohibit the use of funds to expand the boundaries or size of the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site, Colorado.Result: Agreed to (47-45, 8 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00316

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.2642 as Amended; A bill making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (92-1, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00313

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2687: Coleman S.Amdt.2687; To provide funding for security associated with the national party conventions.Result: Agreed to (76-15, 9 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00315

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2673: Brown S.Amdt.2673; To limit the cases in which funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act may be used to convert to contractor performance an activity or function of the Department of Veterans Affairs that is performed by more than 10 Federal employees.Result: Agreed to (52-39, 9 members not…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00314

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2662: Salazar S.Amdt.2662; To prohibit the use of funds to expand the boundaries or size of the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site, Colorado.Result: Agreed to (47-45, 8 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00313

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2687: Coleman S.Amdt.2687; To provide funding for security associated with the national party conventions.Result: Agreed to (76-15, 9 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Democratic Senators, Congressman Join Students To Discuss Efforts To Make College More Affordable

Washington, DC—Democratic Senators and Congressmen joined college students at a press conference today to discuss Democrats’ efforts to make college more affordable for more Americans, giving every student a chance to succeed while making America more competitive.  Congress is working to send the President a bill that provides $20 billion in additional college aid to…

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Reid: Jones Report Reiterates Need For Change Of Course In Iraq

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to Gen. James Jones’s report: “Gen. Jones’s report today, like all other objective assessments before it, unfortunately tells us more of the same: that the President’s strategy brings us no closer to the necessary political reconciliation and it is past time to…

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H.R. 2764, the Fiscal Year 2008 Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act

Summary and Background H.R.2764, the Fiscal Year 2008 Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations bill, would provide a total of $34.4 billion in budget authority, including $34.24 billion in discretionary funding and $158.9 million in mandatory spending.  This amount is nearly $2.725 billion more than Fiscal Year 2007 funding level but $700.7…

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Reid: Informe Jones reitera necesidad de cambio de rumbo en Irak

Washington, DC— El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy en respuesta al informe del General James Jones:   “El informe de hoy del General Jones, como todas las otras evaluaciones objetivas anteriores, desafortunadamente nos dice más de lo mismo: que la estrategia del Presidente no nos acerca a…

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