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Day December 18, 2007

Senate Roll Call Vote #00438

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3876: Levin S.Amdt.3876; To express the sense of Congress on the transition of the missions of United States Forces in Iraq to a more limited set of missions as specified by the President on September 13, 2007.Result: Rejected (50-45, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00437

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3875: Feingold S.Amdt.3875; To provide for the safe redeployment of United States troops from Iraq.Result: Rejected (24-71, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00437

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3875: Feingold S.Amdt.3875; To provide for the safe redeployment of United States troops from Iraq.Result: Rejected (24-71, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00436

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Reid motion to Concur in the House Amdts. to the Senate Amdt. to H.R.2764; A bill making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (44-51, 5 members not…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00436

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Reid motion to Concur in the House Amdts. to the Senate Amdt. to H.R.2764; A bill making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (44-51, 5 members not…

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Reid: Energy Bill The First Step Toward A Global Energy Revolution

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada made the following statement today as Congress sent President Bush an energy bill that raises fuel-efficiency standards for the first time in more than 30 years and strengthens our national security, economy and environment: “Democrats are committed to creating a long-term energy strategy, and this bill is…

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Highlights of the FY ’08 Consolidated Appropriations Bill

Democrats have made our priorities clear; increasing veterans’ health care funding, expanding college aid and funding the fight against terrorism. But President Bush has very different priorities; more and more funding for Iraq but less funding for investments here at home, like our aging infrastructure, officers on the street and medical research.   The FY…

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Reid: President Continues To Pay For Failed With Borrowed Money

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today regarding three Iraq funding amendments to the omnibus appropriations bill: “In a short time we will move to vote on three amendments to the omnibus appropriations bill.  Each of them takes a different approach to funding the war in Iraq. “I will vote for…

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Reid: Democrats Demand Fiscally Responsible Budget While Republicans Continue To Ignore America’s Priorities

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today regarding the omnibus appropriations bill: “There is a proverb from the Book of Matthew that says: ‘For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.’  In the past few weeks, as we have put together the budget that is now before us,…

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H.R. 2764, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008

Summary and Background H.R.2764, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008 (the “State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2008, as amended”) is an appropriations bill that would fund 15 cabinet agencies and other federal agencies for Fiscal Year 2008. If enacted, this bill would make fiscally-responsible investments that reflect the priorities of America’s families with…

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