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Month November 2007

Democratic Radio Address: As Hidden Costs Of Iraq War Climb, Casey Calls On President, Republicans To Join In Changing Course

Washington, DC—Senator Bob Casey of Pennsylvania delivers this week’s Democratic Radio Address.  As the costs of the Iraq war climb to astronomical heights, our military is reaching its breaking point and America’s priorities are being neglected.  President Bush continues to pursue a flawed policy, but Democrats are working to hold the Administration accountable and change…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, November 16, 2007

H.R.2761, TRIA (with Dodd substitute amendment) H.R.50, African Elephant Conservation H.R.465, Asian Elephant Conservation S.2110, S.2174, S.2200, H.R.2089, H.R.2276, H.R.3297, H.R.3307, H.R.3518, H.R.3530, H.R.3308, H.R.3325, H.R.3382, H.R.3446, H.R.3572, H.R.2272, Post Office Designations S.Con.Res.55, a concurrent resolution commemorating the centennial anniversary of the Navy’s “Great White Fleet” S.Con.Res.56, a concurrent resolution regarding the association of Asian…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00412

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 3500: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Harkin S.Amdt.3500 (Subst.) to H.R.2419; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Rejected (55-42, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00411

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.R.4156; A bill making emergency supplemental appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (53-45, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00412

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 3500: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Harkin S.Amdt.3500 (Subst.) to H.R.2419; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Rejected (55-42, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00410

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.2340; A bill making emergency supplemental appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (45-53, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00411

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.R.4156; A bill making emergency supplemental appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (53-45, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00410

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.2340; A bill making emergency supplemental appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (45-53, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Facts on the Ground Show the Escalation Is Still Not Working

President Bush and his allies have trumpeted reductions in violence in Iraq and claiming that the escalation strategy is working. But by the President’s own measures it is not. The political solution the escalation was meant to produce is still not at hand. Violence levels remain too high, and are not notably improved from levels…

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Reid Statement On Terrorism Risk Insurance Extension

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the U.S. Senate passed the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act: “The unfortunate reality since the events of September 11 is that the risk of a terrorist attack remains.  As we work to make America more secure and Americans safer, extending the terrorism…

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