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Day November 15, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, November 15, 2007

H.Con.Res.259, Adjournment Resolution S.2371, Technical Corrections Higher Education S.1679, a bill to provide that the great hall of the Capitol Visitor Center be known as “Emanicipation Hall” S.2168, Identity Theft S.Res.384, a resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Adoption Day and National Adoption Month

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Demócratas del Senado discuten esfuerzos para atender crisis nacional de vivienda de alto riesgo

Washington, DC—Los demócratas del Senado llevaron a cabo una conferencia de prensa hoy para discutir la crisis nacional creciente de hipotecas de alto riesgo y de embargos de propiedad y sus esfuerzos para atenderla.  Mientras emerge evidencia nueva en cuanto a la severidad de estas emergencias de vivienda, los demócratas están trabajando para ayudar a…

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Senate Democrats Discuss Efforts To Address Nation’s Subprime Housing Crisis

Washington, DC—Senate Democrats held a press conference today to discuss the nation’s growing subprime mortgage and foreclosure crisis and their efforts to address it.  As new evidence emerges every day of the severity of these housing emergencies, Democrats are working to help deserving families weather this storm. “The FHA Modernization Act of 2007 bill makes…

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Reid: Republicans Threaten To Block Funding For Our Troops Because Democrats Seek Accountability

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to the Administration’s inaccurate claim that the Department of Defense will run out of funding for the Iraq War by February, despite the fact that the Department just received $459 billion in annual funding:  “Let’s be clear: The only ones threatening to…

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Our Military Leaders Agree: There Is No End In Sight to the Bush Administration’s Flawed Iraq Strategy; It is Time to Change Course

Recently, Retired Lieutenant General Ricardo Sanchez joined the growing ranks of former military generals who have spoken out publicly against the Bush Administration’s flawed strategy in Iraq.  In a speech on October 12, the former top U.S. commander in Iraq sharply criticized the Administration’s management of the war and its current strategy, warning that “America…

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Reid: Republicans Block Democrats’ Efforts To Address Subprime Mortgage Crisis

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate about the subprime mortgage and foreclosure crisis, calling for consideration of the FHA Modernization Act.  However, Republicans objected.  Just as new evidence emerges every day of the severity of our country’s housing emergency, Republicans continue to find…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, November 15, 2007

H.R.2419, the Farm bill

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