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Day September 11, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, September 11, 2007

S.Res.316, a resolution designating the week of October 21-27, 2007 as “National Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Week” S.Res.317, a resolution relating to the minority party membership on the Committee of Veterans Affairs for remainder of 110th Congress or until successors chosen H.R.954, an Act to designate the Percy Sutton Post Office Building in New York…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00333

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2811: Motion to Table Coburn S.Amdt.2811; To prohibit the use of funds made available under this Act for bicycle paths so that the funds can be used to improve bridge and road safety.Result: Agreed to (80-18, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00332

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2842: Cornyn S.Amdt.2842; To ensure that every motor carrier entering the United States through the cross-border motor carrier demonstration program is inspected and meets all applicable safety standards established for United States commercial motor vehicles.Result: Rejected (29-69, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00331

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2797: Dorgan S.Amdt.2797; To prohibit the establishment of a program that allows Mexican truck drivers to operate beyond the commercial zones near the Mexican border.Result: Agreed to (75-23, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00333

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2811: Motion to Table Coburn S.Amdt.2811; To prohibit the use of funds made available under this Act for bicycle paths so that the funds can be used to improve bridge and road safety.Result: Agreed to (80-18, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00332

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2842: Cornyn S.Amdt.2842; To ensure that every motor carrier entering the United States through the cross-border motor carrier demonstration program is inspected and meets all applicable safety standards established for United States commercial motor vehicles.Result: Rejected (29-69, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00331

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2797: Dorgan S.Amdt.2797; To prohibit the establishment of a program that allows Mexican truck drivers to operate beyond the commercial zones near the Mexican border.Result: Agreed to (75-23, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00330

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2810: Motion to Table Coburn S.Amdt.2810; To prohibit funds appropriated under title I from being used for earmarks until all structurally deficient and functionally obsolete bridges have been repaired, with limited exceptions.Result: Agreed to (82-14, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00330

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2810: Motion to Table Coburn S.Amdt.2810; To prohibit funds appropriated under title I from being used for earmarks until all structurally deficient and functionally obsolete bridges have been repaired, with limited exceptions.Result: Agreed to (82-14, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Is the War in Iraq Making the U.S. Safer?

In his testimony today, General Petraeus said that he did not know if continuing the mission in Iraq was making the U.S. safer. Yet, General Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker both refused to answer how long it would take to achieve a political solution in Iraq. With our commander on the ground not sure if our…

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