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Day October 26, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, October 26, 2007

S.Res.357, a resolution to designate the week of November 11-17, 2007 as “National Veterans Awareness Week” S.Res.347, a resolution designating May 2008 as “National Be Bear Aware and Wildlife Stewardship Month” S.Res.346, a resolution expressing heartfelt sympathy for the victims of the devastating floods (with technical amendments)


FACT CHECK: President Bush Misleading on Children’s Health Insurance

This morning, the President continued spinning fictions about the Children’s Health Insurance bill. But the facts are clear. Despite the President’s refusal to meet with Congressional leaders, Democrats in Congress crafted a bill to respond to Republican concerns, in an effort to win their support, and the President’s signature. But the President’s continued veto threats…


Reid: Bush Recklessly Spends Overseas, Ignores Investments In America

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to President Bush’s comments this morning: “President Bush’s speech was an announcement of his intent to continue turning his back on the priorities of the American people: giving police officers the resources they need to protect our communities, ensuring children can see…


Middle-Class Life Under Bush: Less Affordable and Less Secure

For millions of hard-working, middle-class families, life under the Bush presidency has grown less affordable and less secure.  President Bush’s record of fiscal incompetence and mismanagement and Republicans’ close ties with special interests have helped lead to both lower wages and skyrocketing costs for basic necessities like gas, health care, and college tuition.  Unfortunately, instead…


Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, October 26, 2007

S.294, Amtrak Reauthorization bill