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Day November 1, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, November 01, 2007

H.R.2546, Asheville, North Carolina, VA Medical Center

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00403

On Passage of the Bill: 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: Passed (64-30, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00402

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on 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 (65-30, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00403

On Passage of the Bill: 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: Passed (64-30, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00402

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on 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 (65-30, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Democrats Fighting to Protect the Safety of America’s Children

This week, Senate Democrats highlighted their measure to bring accountability and oversight to the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC).However, it has been reported that the head of the Bush Administration’s CPSC opposed Congressional attempts to boost the agency’s ability to inspect products, stop the sale of recalled products and fine retailers. Senate Democrats have taken…

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Reid: President Should Heed Own Advice, Refocus Resources On Combating Terrorism

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to President Bush’s remarks this afternoon: “We hope President Bush’s comments today about pursuing Osama bin Laden and combating terrorism indicate he is finally ready to join Democrats in addressing the very real threats we face around the world.  It is precisely…

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Reid: Congreso da segunda oportunidad al Presidente de hacer lo correcto, asegurar que los niños reciban los servicios de salud que necesitan

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy luego de que el Senado de los EE.UU. aprobó una versión nueva del proyecto de ley de reautorización del Programa de Seguro de Salud para Niños, o CHIP, por sus siglas en inglés, que los demócratas y los republicanos escribieron…

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Senate Democrats Call On President, House Republicans To Ensure Children Get The Health Care They Need

Washington, DC— Senate Democrats held a press conference today to call on the President and House Republicans to do the right thing by enacting an improvement of the Children’s Health Insurance Program.  The Senators were joined by former Assistant U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Woodie Kessel, who served as an advisor on public health, health policy,…

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Reid: Republicans Again Refuse To Take Yes For An Answer On Children’s Health Bill

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to Senate Republicans’ repeated objections to delay taking up the children’s health legislation, even though some Republicans were the ones requesting we postpone consideration of the CHIP bill: “Republicans have now twice asked for more time on the children’s health bill and…

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