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Day December 13, 2007

Senate Roll Call Vote #00428

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3819: Brown S.Amdt.3819; To increase funding for critical Farm Bill programs and improve crop insurance.Result: Rejected (32-63, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00427

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3666: Tester S.Amdt.3666; To modify the provisions relating to unlawful practices under the Packers and Stockyards Act.Result: Rejected (40-55, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00426

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3810: Klobuchar S.Amdt.3810; To improve the adjusted gross income limitation and use the savings to provide additional funding for certain programs and reduce the Federal deficit.Result: Rejected (48-47, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00425

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment with an Amendment to H.R.6; A bill to reduce our Nation’s dependency on foreign oil by investing in clean, renewable, and alternative energy resources, promoting new emerging energy technologies, developing greater efficiency, and creating…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00424

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3695: Dorgan S.Amdt.3695 as Modified; To strengthen payment limitations and direct the savings to increase funding for certain programs.Result: Rejected (56-43, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00425

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment with an Amendment to H.R.6; A bill to reduce our Nation’s dependency on foreign oil by investing in clean, renewable, and alternative energy resources, promoting new emerging energy technologies, developing greater efficiency, and creating…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00424

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3695: Dorgan S.Amdt.3695 as Modified; To strengthen payment limitations and direct the savings to increase funding for certain programs.Result: Rejected (56-43, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Energy Bill An Historic Opportunity To Lower Gas Prices, Increase Energy Independence

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate before voting for the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to strengthen America’s energy independence, national security and economy.  Republicans then blocked the legislation from passing by one vote:  Below are his statements as prepared for…

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Senate Democrats Discuss Passage Of Energy Bill That Moves America Toward Energy Independence

Washington, DC—Senate Democrats held a press conference today to discuss Democrats’ commitment to creating a long-term strategy that invests in renewable energy, lowers gas prices, makes America more energy independent, reverses global warming and strengthens our national security.  While we are proud to raise fuel-efficiency standards for the first time in a generation, we will…

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Reid Statement On Sudan Accountability And Divestment Act

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after U.S. Senate voted to prohibit giving federal contracts to companies that conduct business in Sudan, and to protect the rights of states and investment firms to divest from companies with connections to the government of Sudan:  “I am proud that the Senate has…

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