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Month September 2007

Democratic Accomplishments in the 110th Congress: A New Direction for America (bullets)

Less than nine months into the 110th Congress, Senate Democrats have made significant strides in advancing the priorities of the American people.  After nearly a decade of Republican control, we have worked to restore fiscal responsibility in Washington and pass key legislation on ethics reform, countering terrorism, homeland security, troop readiness, veterans’ needs, Iraq, energy…

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Senate Democrats Address America’s Transportation Infrastructure and

On September 12, 2007, the Senate passed H.R.3074, the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill, by an overwhelming, bipartisan vote of 88 to 7.  The transportation title of H.R.3074 appropriates $65.7 billion for the Department of Transportation (DOT) to address our nation’s aging transportation infrastructure, improve the safety of our transportation…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, September 28, 2007

H.R.1585, the Department of Defense Authorization bill

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00357

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 2011: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Levin Amdt. No.2011 (Subst.) to H.R.1585; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Agreed to (89-6, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00356

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2196: Coburn S.Amdt.2196; To eliminate wasteful spending and improve the management of counter-drug intelligence.Result: Rejected (26-69, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00355

On the Joint Resolution: H.J.Res.52; A joint resolution making continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2008, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (94-1, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00354

On the Joint Resolution: H.J.Res.43; A joint resolution increasing the statutory limit on the public debt.Result: Agreed to (53-42, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00357

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 2011: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Levin Amdt. No.2011 (Subst.) to H.R.1585; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Agreed to (89-6, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, September 27, 2007

S.Res.336, a resolution recognizing the 20 years of service and contributions of the Librarians of Congress S.Res.210, a resolution honoring the accomplishments of the President of George Washington University H.R.327, Joshua Omvig Suicide Prevention Act (with Harkin amendment) H.R.3625, an Act to make permanent waiver authority related to student financial aid assistance during a war…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00356

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2196: Coburn S.Amdt.2196; To eliminate wasteful spending and improve the management of counter-drug intelligence.Result: Rejected (26-69, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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