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Day September 26, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, September 26, 2007

S.Res.333, Legal Counsel Representation

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00349

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3017: Kyl S.Amdt.3017 as Modified; To express the sense of the Senate regarding Iran.Result: Agreed to (76-22, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00348

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2997: Biden S.Amdt.2997 as Modified; To express the sense of Congress on federalism in Iraq.Result: Agreed to (75-23, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00349

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3017: Kyl S.Amdt.3017 as Modified; To express the sense of the Senate regarding Iran.Result: Agreed to (76-22, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00348

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2997: Biden S.Amdt.2997 as Modified; To express the sense of Congress on federalism in Iraq.Result: Agreed to (75-23, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Bush Republicans Cut Law Enforcement Funding, Violent Crime Increases For Second Consecutive Year

This week, the Federal Bureau of Investigations released its annual crime report, entitled “Crime in the United States, 2006.”  The results for violent crime rates are very disappointing, but after years of irresponsible funding cuts to state and local law enforcement programs and misplaced priorities, they are not surprising.  For the second year in a…

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Reid: Demócratas dirigen esfuerzos para reconciliación política en Irak

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy luego de la aprobación de la enmienda del Senador Biden para expresar la postura del Congreso sobre el federalismo en Irak:   “Mientras que el Presidente Bush y los republicanos del Senado mantienen a nuestras tropas en medio de una…

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Democrats, Local Officials Call On Administration To Fund America’s Law Enforcement Priorities

Washington, DC—Democratic Senators and local officials held a press conference Wednesday to discuss how the President’s law-enforcement priorities are out of touch with the needs of the American people. Cuts in funding for important law enforcement initiatives such as the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) grant program have led to increased crime throughout the country,…

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Reid: Tenemos que invertir en el futuro de todos los niños de nuestra nación

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy en el pleno del Senado de los EE.UU. apoyando el DREAM Act, para asegurar que todos los niños que han crecido en los Estados Unidos tengan la oportunidad de salir adelante. Adjunto sus declaraciones, según fueron preparadas para su discurso:  …

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Reid: Democrats Leading Push For Political Reconciliation In Iraq

WASHINGTON, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today following passage of the Biden Amendment to express the sense of Congress on federalism in Iraq: “As President Bush and Senate Republicans keep our troops mired in a civil war, today’s passage of the Biden amendment reflects the important recognition by the U.S. Senate…

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