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Day February 6, 2008

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, February 06, 2008

H.R.3541, the Do Not Call Enhancement Act

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00008

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 3983: Motion To Invoke Cloture On The Reid Amdt No. 3983; Of a perfecting nature.Result: Rejected (58-41, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00008

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 3983: Motion To Invoke Cloture On The Reid Amdt No. 3983; Of a perfecting nature.Result: Rejected (58-41, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00007

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3930: Cardin Amdt No. 3930; To modify the sunset provision.Result: Rejected (49-46, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00007

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3930: Cardin Amdt No. 3930; To modify the sunset provision.Result: Rejected (49-46, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Bush Holding Dozens Of Nominations Hostage

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate regarding the Administration’s stonewalling of important nominations, ahead of President’s Bush’s scheduled remarks Thursday on these nominees.    Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:  “Yesterday morning I received a phone call from my friend Steve…

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Senate Democrats: Bush Budget Fails Rural America

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Senators Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.), Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.), and Kent Conrad (D-N.D.) today unveiled the Senate Democratic Caucus’ “Rural Report Card,” a report that illustrates the President’s neglect of domestic programs critical to rural America.  The rural state Senators argued that the President’s budget proposal for fiscal year…

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Reid: Senate Plan To Strengthen Economy Benefits Seniors, Veterans, Families And Businesses

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate before voting for an economic stimulus bill that is timely, temporary and targeted: “Flip through any paper, turn on any news program, tune to any radio show – and you are bound to hear from professors, economists…

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Reid Statement On Senator Inouye’s 15,000th Roll Call Vote

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate in honor of Senator Daniel Inouye: “I rise with great joy to honor my friend and colleague, Senator Daniel Inouye, on the occasion of his milestone 15,000th roll call vote.  Senator Inouye was born to Japanese-American immigrants…

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Reid: Republicans Block Help To Millions Of Americans Suffering In Bush Economy

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the Senate Finance Committee plan to strengthen the economy failed by one vote: “It is incredible that not even nine Republicans would join us to strengthen our weakening economy by helping those who need it most.  Given a chance to act as a…

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