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Day September 7, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, September 07, 2007

S.Res.134, a resolution designating September 2007 as “Adopt a Library Month” S.Res.282, a resolution supporting the goals and ideals of “National Polycistic Kidney Disease Awareness Week” S.Res.288, a resolution designating September 2007 as “National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month” S.Res.292, a resolution designating the week beginning September 9, 2007 as “National Assisted Living Week” S.Res.301, a…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00326

On the Conference Report: H.R.2669 Conference Report; A bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 601 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2008.Result: Agreed to (79-12, 9 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00326

On the Conference Report: H.R.2669 Conference Report; A bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 601 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2008.Result: Agreed to (79-12, 9 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Middle-Class Life Under Bush: Less Affordable and Less Secure

Revised For millions of hard-working, middle-class families, life under the Bush presidency has grown less affordable and less secure.  President Bush’s record of fiscal incompetence and mismanagement and Republicans’ close ties with special interests have helped lead to both lower wages and skyrocketing costs for basic necessities like gas, health care, and college tuition.  Unfortunately,…

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Senate Passes Bill to Make Higher Education More Affordable for Nevadans

Legislation gives every student a chance to succeed while making America more competitive Washington, D.C. – Under the leadership of U.S. Senator Harry Reid of Nevada, the Senate passed a bill to make college more affordable for more Nevadans.  In addition to cutting interest rates on student loans, the College Cost Reduction Act provides $20…

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Democrats Working to Make College More Affordable

Congress is working to send the President a bill that provides $20 billion in additional college aid to students – the largest increase since the G.I. bill.  It will also increase grant aid and college access for low-income students, and makes the student-loan system work for students, not the banks, by cutting interest rates on…

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Democrats Discuss Passage Of Bill To Make Higher Education More Affordable

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Senator Edward Kennedy, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Congressman George Miller held a press conference today to discuss the passage of the College Cost Reduction Act conference report, which will make higher education more affordable for more Americans. Democrats continue to fulfill our promise of putting working families…

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Democrats Discuss How Bush’s Flawed Strategy In Iraq Has Failed To Make America More Secure Six Years After 9/11

Washington, DC— As we approach the sixth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Democratic Senators Robert Menendez and Bob Casey joined Matt Bennett of Third Way at a press conference today to discuss Democrats’ efforts to help make America more secure and how President Bush’s flawed strategy in Iraq is distracting us…

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Reid: Con proyecto de ley, demócratas traen a estudiantes latinos más cerca de una educación universitaria

Washington, D.C.—Los demócratas del Senado aprobaron hoy el Proyecto de Ley de Reducción del Costo y Acceso Universitario de 2007, en una votación de 79 a 12, la cual hará que la educación universitaria sea más accesible para un sinnúmero de estudiantes.  La legislación se le enviará al Presidente para que la firme una vez…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, September 07, 2007

Conference Report to Accompany H.R.2669, the College Cost Reduction and Access Act

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