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Day October 4, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, October 04, 2007

S.Con.Res.49, Adjournment Resolution S.742, Ban Asbestos in America (with Murray-Isakson amendment) S.J.Res.17, relating to Migratory and Transboundary Fish S.Con.Res.39, relating to supporting the goals and ideals of a World Day of Remembrance for road crash victims S.Res.344, a resolution commending the government of Germany S.1640, Vessel Hull Design Protection

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00363

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 3243: Motion to Table Coburn S.Amdt.3243; To provide $1,680,000 to investigate and prosecute unsolved civil rights crimes in a fiscally responsible manner by prioritizing spending.Result: Agreed to (61-31, 8 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00363

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 3243: Motion to Table Coburn S.Amdt.3243; To provide $1,680,000 to investigate and prosecute unsolved civil rights crimes in a fiscally responsible manner by prioritizing spending.Result: Agreed to (61-31, 8 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Governors From Across the Country Oppose President’s Veto of CHIP; Urge Veto Override

Yesterday, in the wake of President Bush’s veto of the bipartisan Children’s Health Insurance program, governors from across the country spoke out in support of the bill. They roundly expressed dismay at the President’s decision and called on the members of their state’s Congressional delegations to vote to override the President’s veto. Will members of…

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Senate Democrats Discuss Administration’s Distorted Economic Priorities

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Senators Charles Schumer, Edward Kennedy and Amy Klobuchar, and Scott Lilly, a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress Action Fund held a press conference today to discuss the difference between Democrats’ and Republicans’ priorities and Democrats’ efforts to introduce accountability into the war in Iraq. While Democrats…

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Democratic Senators, Governors Discuss Impact Of Bush’s Children’s Health Veto On States

Washington, DC—Democratic Senators and Governors held a press conference call Thursday to discuss the impact of President Bush’s veto of the Children’s Health Insurance Program renewal on millions of low-income kids in states across America.   “In Washington state, thousands of children that would have been added to the rolls of the insured, now remain unable…

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Líderes demócratas de Cámara y Senado anuncian plan para detener ola de ejecuciones hipotecarias

Washington, DC- El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid, la Presidenta de la Cámara de Representantes Nancy Pelosi, los senadores Chris Dodd y Charles E. Schumer, y los congresistas Barney Frank y Carolyn Maloney anunciaron hoy un plan para detener la ola creciente de ejecuciones hipotecarias de hogares creada por la crisis en…

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Reid Statement On Retirement Of U.S. Senator Pete Dominici

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement following the announcement by U.S. Senator Pete Domenici of his retirement from the U.S. Senate next year: “Senator Domenici is a friend with whom I have been proud to work in the Senate for a long time.  He has served the people of New Mexico…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, October 04, 2007

H.R.3093, the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations bill

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