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Day January 28, 2008

Senate Roll Call Vote #00004

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 3918: Motion to Invoke Cloture on S.Amdt.3918 to S.2248; Relative to the extension of the Protect America Act of 2007.Result: Rejected (48-45, 7 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00003

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 3911: Motion to Invoke Cloture on S.Amdt.3911 to S.2248; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Rejected (48-45, 7 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00004

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 3918: Motion to Invoke Cloture on S.Amdt.3918 to S.2248; Relative to the extension of the Protect America Act of 2007.Result: Rejected (48-45, 7 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00003

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 3911: Motion to Invoke Cloture on S.Amdt.3911 to S.2248; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Rejected (48-45, 7 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, January 28, 2008

S.2248, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

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Reid Statement On Surveillance Law Votes

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate: “Just a few hours from now, President Bush will stand in the well of the House of Representatives, just a few hundred yards across the Capitol from here, to deliver his final State of the Union address. …

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Democratic Accomplishments in the 110th Congress: A New Direction for America

In the Face of Relentless Republican Obstructionism, Senate Democrats Remain Committed to Working for Change In 2006, Democrats were elected to take the country in a new direction by advancing the priorities of the American people.  By the end of the first session, under Democratic leadership, the 110th Congress had made significant down-payments on those…

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La Senadora Estatal Van de Putte responde al Discurso sobre el Estado de la Unión en español

WASHINGTON, D.C. – La Senadora Estatal de Texas Leticia Van de Putte (D-TX) hoy responderá en español al discurso del Presidente Bush del Estado de la Unión desde la Oficina Ceremonial de la Presidencia de la Cámara de Representantes.  Adjunto el texto de su discurso, según preparado. Buenas noches. Les habla la Senadora Estatal de…

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Reid Statement On Senate Plan To Strengthen Economy

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to the Senate Finance Committee’s economic stimulus plan: “I strongly support Chairman Baucus’s efforts to garner bipartisan support to improve the House agreement, and I intend to take legislation to the floor as quickly as possible to strengthen the economy.” ###

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Bush Republicans: Playing Politics on FISA

President Bush and his allies have consistently warned of the dire consequences of allowing the Protect America Act (PAA) to expire. But the Bush Administration’s threat to veto a 30-day extension of the PAA illustrates that the President and his allies in Congress are more concerned with having a political fight than working to craft…

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