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Day October 31, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, October 31, 2007

S.Res.361, a resolution to permit the collection of donations from Senate offices for U.S. Military personnel S.Res.362, a resolution recognizing 2007 as the Year of the 100th Anniversary of the American Society of Agronomy H.R.1808, Charlie Norwood V.A. Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia H.R.2779, an Act to recognize the Navy UDT-SEAL museum in Fort Pierce,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00401

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.R.3963; A bill 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 (62-33, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00401

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.R.3963; A bill 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 (62-33, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Motion to Proceed to H.R.3963, the Children’s Health Insurance Program bill

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Senate Democrats Discuss Consumer Safety

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – United States Senators Mark Pryor (D-AR), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Bill Nelson (D-FL), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Bob Casey (D-PA) held a press conference today to discuss recent remarks by the head of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and touted a strong reform package to strengthen the faltering watchdog agency. This year…

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Top 5 Ways that the Bush Administration Is a Nightmare for America’s Children

As children across America go out trick or treating tonight for Halloween, the Bush Administration’s policies should scare them more than ghosts and witches. From the President’s threats to oppose crucial funding for education and juvenile justice programs to the President’s continuing opposition to a bipartisan bill that provides health care for 10 million children,…

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President Bush Shifts Goalposts, Shows No Intention of Signing Children’s Health Insurance Bill

As the President continues his crusade against the Children’s Health Insurance Program, one thing is for certain, he is only interested in playing politics with the wel-being of America’s children and has no intention of providing health care for the 3.9 million kids who would otherwise be uninsured if the new CHIP measure is not…

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Reid: President’s Ever-Changing Rationale For Opposing Children’s Health Coverage Shows He Will Deny Care At Any Cost

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to President Bush’s latest excuse against giving America’s children the health care they need. The President has changed on a regular basis his unsubstantiated arguments against CHIP: “The only consistent part of President Bush’s baseless opposition to improving the Children’s Health Insurance…

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