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Month January 2008

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, January 29, 2008

S.2571, a bill to make technical corrections to the Federal Insecticide, fungicide, and Rodenticide Act S.Res.433, a resolution honoring the brave men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard S.Res.435, a resolution regarding Catholic Schools Week S.Res.436, a resolution designating the week of February 4 through Febuary 8, 2008 as “National School Counseling Week” S.Res.428,…

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President Bush’s Glass Is Half Full State of the Union

During his State of the Union address last night, President Bush presented a picture of America’s economy, as well as its efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan in the most positive light possible. But the President conveniently overlooked some inconvenient facts that show things are not quite as rosy as the President would like our country…

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Nevada Congressional Delegation Sends Letter To Labor Secretary Regarding Layoffs at Yucca Mountain

Assistance requested with finding jobs for skilled workers Washington, DC – Nevada Senator Harry Reid met today with Senator John Ensign, Congresswoman Shelley Berkley, and Congressmen Jon Porter and Dean Heller to discuss a letter they sent to the U.S. Secretary of Labor, Elaine L. Chao, about layoffs at the Yucca Mountain Project.   Under…

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Reid Statement On House Vote To Strengthen Economy

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the House of Representatives passed an economic stimulus package: “I am pleased the House has acted quickly to pass an economic stimulus plan.  The Senate will continue working without delay and in a bipartisan fashion to see if we can improve on this product.  While Senate…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, January 29, 2008

S.2248, The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

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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 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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