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Day December 19, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, December 19, 2007

H.R.2640, NICS Improvement Act Amendments (with Leahy-Schumer substitute amendment) H.R.3890, Burmese Freedom (with Biden-McConnell substitute amendment) S.924, Deepwater Program (with Cantwell amendment) H.R.4253, Small Business Military Reservist and Veterans Reauthorization (after amending with text of S.1784, as amended) S.Con.Res.61, conur in House amendment to the concurrent resolution H.J.Res.72, Continuing Appropriations (until December 31, 2007) H.R.3997,…


Reid: Democrats Have Led The Way For Change In 2007

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate, closing the last session of the 110th Congress for 2007: “We have reached the end of a long, hectic, at times contentious and frustrating, but unquestionably productive first year of the 110th Congress.  We welcomed…


Grand Obstruction Party Blocks Omnibus Bill Without Iraq Funding to Break Record

After engaging in unprecedented obstruction throughout the year, the Grand Obstruction Party finally broke the Senate’s record for cloture votes tonight, forcing the 62nd of the year. The previous record of 61 in a two-year term was set in 2001-2002, the last time Republicans were in the minority in the Senate. By sticking with President…


In Letter To President, Democrats Express Concern About Cuts To Homeland Security Grant Program

Washington, DC—Senate Democrats today sent the following letter to President Bush, expressing concern about reported cuts to important homeland security grant programs and requesting adequate support for the project.  “Rather than cutting valuable funding for transit security and emergency management, President Bush should be investing in this important Nevada program,” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid…


Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, December 19, 2007

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