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Day September 20, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, September 20, 2007

H.R.3580, F.D.A. Amendments 2007 S.Res.324, a resolution supporting the goals and ideals of “National Life Insurance Awareness Month”

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00345

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2924: Feingold S.Amdt.2924; To safely redeploy United States troops from Iraq.Result: Rejected (28-70, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00345

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2924: Feingold S.Amdt.2924; To safely redeploy United States troops from Iraq.Result: Rejected (28-70, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00344

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2934: Cornyn S.Amdt.2934; To express the sense of the Senate that General David H. Petraeus, Commanding General, Multi-National Force-Iraq, deserves the full support of the Senate and strongly condemn personal attacks on the honor and integrity of General Petraeus and all members of the United States Armed Forces.Result: Agreed to (72-25,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00343

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2947: Boxer S.Amdt.2947; To reaffirm strong support for all the men and women of the United States Armed Forces and to strongly condemn attacks on the honor, integrity, and patriotism of any individual who is serving or has served honorably in the United States Armed Forces, by any person or organization.Result:…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00344

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2934: Cornyn S.Amdt.2934; To express the sense of the Senate that General David H. Petraeus, Commanding General, Multi-National Force-Iraq, deserves the full support of the Senate and strongly condemn personal attacks on the honor and integrity of General Petraeus and all members of the United States Armed Forces.Result: Agreed to (72-25,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00343

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2947: Boxer S.Amdt.2947; To reaffirm strong support for all the men and women of the United States Armed Forces and to strongly condemn attacks on the honor, integrity, and patriotism of any individual who is serving or has served honorably in the United States Armed Forces, by any person or organization.Result:…

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Local Politics Will Drive National Politics? Time for a Change of Course in Iraq

Today, in his press conference, President Bush said, “I also said in my speech, local politics will drive national politics. And I believe that.” Though he was referring to Iraq, the same should hold true here at home. The 2006 elections delivered a sharp rebuke to Bush over the war. Three hundred  towns, cities and…

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Reid: Bush tiene que dejar sus amenazas de bloquear cobertura médica para los niños de los Estados Unidos

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy en respuesta a los comentarios del Presidente Bush esta mañana en los que repitió su amenaza de vetar la renovación del Programa de Seguro de Salud para Niños:   “Los demócratas y los republicanos nos unimos para crear el Programa…

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The Headlines Say It All: Republicans Once Again Fail Our Heroes

From a lack of body armor to Walter Reed and problems with mental health care to inadequate pay, President Bush and Republicans have repeatedly failed our heroes.  Yesterday, Republicans bowed to pressure from the White House and blocked the Webb dwell time amendment.   The headlines say it all: Senate Republicans Block Iraq Bill [Reuters, 9/19/07]  Republicans Block…

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