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Day October 3, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, October 03, 2007

H.R.2082, Intelligence Authorization (amended with the text of S.1538, as amended by Rockefeller substitute amendment) S.Con.Res.45, a concurrent resolution commending the Ed Block Courage Award Foundation S.2106, Procedural Fairness for September 11 Victims Act H.R.2467, H.R.2587, H.R.2654, H.R.2765, H.R.2778, H.R.2825, H.R.3052, and H.R.3106, all Post Office Namings

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00362

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3164: Feingold S.Amdt.3164; To safely redeploy United States troops from Iraq.Result: Rejected (28-68, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00362

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3164: Feingold S.Amdt.3164; To safely redeploy United States troops from Iraq.Result: Rejected (28-68, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00361

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3117: Graham S.Amdt.3117; To improve the security of United States borders.Result: Agreed to (95-1, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00361

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3117: Graham S.Amdt.3117; To improve the security of United States borders.Result: Agreed to (95-1, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Fact Check: President Spins More Inaccuracies on Vetoed Children’s Health Insurance Bill

Today President Bush spoke before the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce and defended his baseless veto of the bi-partisan Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Bill. Below are highlights of the President’s speech and the corresponding facts. President Bush: “The problem is that the current program — and by the way, there’s about a half a million…

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S. 1745, the Departments of Commerce and Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill, 2008

Summary and Background On June 29, 2007, the Senate Appropriations Committee reported S.1745, the Departments of Commerce and Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill, 2008 (CJS), and the bill was placed on the Senate calendar.  The bill would provide $54.65 billion for the Department of Commerce, the Department of Justice, Science related agencies, and…

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Senate And House Democratic Leaders Offer Plan To Stem Tide Of Home Foreclosures

Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senators Chris Dodd and Charles E. Schumer, and Reps. Barney Frank and Carolyn Maloney today offered a plan to stem the rising tide of home foreclosures created by the subprime mortgage market crisis. The House and Senate leaders, along with the Chairs of the Senate Banking,…

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Pennsylvania’s Children Welcome You Mr. Bush

Today, President Bush gave a speech before the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Having just vetoed the bi-partisan Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization bill, the President has a lot of explaining to do to the children whose health insurance he just placed in jeopardy.   Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey criticized the President’s veto stating:…

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Reid: Feingold/Reid Amendment Is Best Path For America, Iraq

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate: “Today we turn again to Senator Feingold’s amendment.  I have cosponsored this amendment in the past, and do so again today.  The Feingold/Reid amendment is another chance for us to show real leadership by forging a responsible…

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