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Day November 5, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, November 05, 2007

S.1347, Lytton Rancheria Tribal Lands – California

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, November 05, 2007

H.R.2419, the Farm bill

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Reid: Commitment To Iraq Hinders Our Ability To Respond To Crisis In Pakistan, Others Around The World

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “Starting this weekend, we have seen a crisis unfold in Pakistan, where a leader that the Administration has considered a partner in the fight against terrorism and extremism has…

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In Case You Missed It: Bush Administration Never Intended to Negotiate With Congress on CHIP

Today it was reported President Bush, in direct contradiction with his public statements, never intended to work with Members of Congress to sign the bi-partisan Children’s Health Insurance Reauthorization Measure. Internal documents reported by the New York Times revealed the President not only urged Republican members not to work with Democrats on CHIP, he went…

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Reid: Senate Republicans Must Work With Us To Pass Funding For Our Veterans

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “This week, we will receive the conference report for the Veterans and Labor, Health and Education Appropriations bills.  This legislation was supported overwhelmingly by Democrats and Republicans in the…

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Senate Democrats’ Commitment: Honoring the Service of Our Nation’s Veterans

Under the Bush Administration’s stewardship, veterans’ health care has been under-funded, vital Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) programs have suffered under poor leadership and mismanagement, and the necessary steps have not been taken to ensure that the VA is prepared to meet the needs of servicemembers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Since Democrats gained control…

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