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Day December 14, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, December 14, 2007

H.R.3648, Mortgage Indebtedness S.2400, Wounded Warrior Bonus Equity S.2488, Openness Promotes Effectiveness H.R.3739, Arizona Water Rights S.Res.396, Hanging Nooses resolution

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00434

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.2419 as Amended; A bill to provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (79-14, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00434

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.2419 as Amended; A bill to provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (79-14, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00433

On the Conference Report: H.R.1585 Conference Report; To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2008 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (90-3, 7 members not voting, 1/2…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00433

On the Conference Report: H.R.1585 Conference Report; To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2008 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (90-3, 7 members not voting, 1/2…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00432

On Passage of the Bill: S.2338 as Amended; An original bill to modernize and update the National Housing Act and enable the Federal Housing Administration to more effectively reach underserved borrowers, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (93-1, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00432

On Passage of the Bill: S.2338 as Amended; An original bill to modernize and update the National Housing Act and enable the Federal Housing Administration to more effectively reach underserved borrowers, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (93-1, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Democrats Pass Landmark Energy Bill That Invests in America’s Future

Yesterday, Senate Democrats began the process of decreasing America’s dependence on oil. After Bush Republicans prevailed in protecting oil companies rather than promoting clean renewable energy, Democrats reached across the aisle to forge a compromise that protects America’s security and economic interests. Even with the compromise, outside conservation groups praised the efforts of Senate Democrats. The League of Conservation…

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Reid Statement On FISA Bill

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate regarding the FISA Improvement Act of 2007: “I will shortly move to proceed to S. 2248, the FISA Improvement Act of 2007.  I spoke briefly on this subject earlier, but I want to provide a more complete…

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Reid: Democrats Help Hundreds Of Thousands Of Families Weather Housing Crisis

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate before voting for the FHA Modernization Act that will help as many as 200,000 Americans at risk of losing their homes: “I rise to express my optimism for the bill we are about to pass, and my…

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