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Day September 27, 2007

Senate Roll Call Vote #00353

On the Motion: Motion to Concur in the Amendments of the House to the Amendments of the Senate to H.R.976; An act to amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (67-29, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00352

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur with House Amendments to the Senate Amendments to H.R.976; An act to amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (69-30, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details:…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00351

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3047: Hatch S.Amdt.3047; To require comprehensive study and support for criminal investigations and prosecutions by State and local law enforcement officials.Result: Agreed to (96-3, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00350

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 3035: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Kennedy S.Amdt.3035; To provide Federal assistance to States, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (60-39, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00352

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur with House Amendments to the Senate Amendments to H.R.976; An act to amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (69-30, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details:…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00351

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3047: Hatch S.Amdt.3047; To require comprehensive study and support for criminal investigations and prosecutions by State and local law enforcement officials.Result: Agreed to (96-3, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00350

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 3035: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Kennedy S.Amdt.3035; To provide Federal assistance to States, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (60-39, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Report: Bush Administration Slow to Help Returning Wounded Warriors

Yesterday, the General Accountability Office released a report detailing the continued failure of the Pentagon and Veterans Administration to take care of America’s wounded warriors. According to the GAO, “Many challenges remain, and critical questions remain unanswered. Among the challenges is how the efforts of the Army, which has the bulk of the returning service…

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Reid: Congress Does Right Thing In Passing CHIP; It Is Now President Bush’s Turn

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the U.S. Senate passed the CHIP reauthorization bill:  “Democrats and Republicans, healthcare providers and patient advocates, rural and urban Americans, and citizens of all ages have all come together today in support of our nation’s children.  The bill we are sending to the…

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Democrats, Educators Call On Administration To Support Renewal of Children’s Health Care

Washington, DC—Democratic Senators and educators held a press conference today to discuss the importance of children’s health care and how poor healthcare not only affects children’s physical wellbeing, but has drastic effects on their education and ability to succeed later in life.  Democrats are urging the President to drop his irresponsible veto threat and join…

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