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Day September 10, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, September 10, 2007

S.Res.312, a resolution honoring the sacrifice and courage of the 6 Utah miners S.Res.222, a resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month S.Res.314, a resolution designating September 13, 2007 as “National Celiac Disease Awareness Day”

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00329

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2792: Murray S.Amdt.2792; To expand the extension of authority of the Secretary of Transportation and provide additional obligation authority for the highway bridge program.Result: Agreed to (60-33, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00329

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2792: Murray S.Amdt.2792; To expand the extension of authority of the Secretary of Transportation and provide additional obligation authority for the highway bridge program.Result: Agreed to (60-33, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00328

On the Nomination: Confirmation Janis Lynn Sammartino, of California, to be U.S. District JudgeResult: Confirmed (90-0, 10 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00327

On the Nomination: Confirmation William Lindsay Osteen, of North Carolina, to be U.S. District JudgeResult: Confirmed (86-0, 14 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00328

On the Nomination: Confirmation Janis Lynn Sammartino, of California, to be U.S. District JudgeResult: Confirmed (90-0, 10 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00327

On the Nomination: Confirmation William Lindsay Osteen, of North Carolina, to be U.S. District JudgeResult: Confirmed (86-0, 14 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Republican Rhetoric on Iraq: It’s All About September

Today, the Bush Administration yet again called for more time in Iraq. But Republicans in Congress and the Bush Administration have repeatedly said that there would be a full assessment of Iraq policy in September. Now, with reports showing that violence in Iraq remains high and that a political solution remains out of reach, the…

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Reid Statement On Retirement of U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement following the announcement by U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel of his retirement from the U.S. Senate next year: “Chuck Hagel has served the people of Nebraska and our nation with honor, and I will be losing a friend and colleague when he retires. He is a…

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Reid: Continuing President Bush’s Surge Into Next Year Is Not In Our National Interest

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to General David Petraeus’s and Ambassador Ryan Crocker’s testimonies before the House: “Today, we heard that the Bush Administration likely intends to keep at least 130,000 troops in Iraq through next summer.  Our enemies around the globe gain great advantage by having the…

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