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Month February 2008

Paul Wolfowitz’s Happy Talk Five Years On

Five years ago on Monday, General Eric Shinseki testified to the Senate Armed Services that it would take “several hundred thousands soldiers” to secure the peace in Iraq. Five years ago today, then-Deputy Defense Secretary – and recently appointed chairman of the State Department’s International Security Advisory Board – Paul Wolfowitz called Shinseki’s warning “wildly…

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Senate Democrats Announce Schedule Of Oversight Hearings

Washington, DC—The Senate Democratic Leadership today announced a schedule of hearings in coming weeks examining important policy questions related to the Administration’s Iraq strategy.  Democrats are continuing to fight for a change of course in Iraq because we know America cannot afford the many costs of this endless war.  Its price tag has passed $600…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Motion to Proceed to S.2633, Safe Redeployment of U.S. Troops from Iraq, post-cloture

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00033

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.2633; A bill to provide for the safe redeployment of United States troops from Iraq.Result: Agreed to (70-24, 6 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00033

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.2633; A bill to provide for the safe redeployment of United States troops from Iraq.Result: Agreed to (70-24, 6 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00032

On Passage of the Bill: S.1200 as Amended; A bill to amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to revise and extend the Act.Result: Passed (83-10, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00031

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3897: Smith S.Amdt.3897; To modify a provision relating to development of innovative approaches.Result: Agreed to (56-38, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00030

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3896: Vitter S.Amdt.3896; To modify a section relating to limitation on use of funds appropriated to the Service.Result: Agreed to (52-42, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00032

On Passage of the Bill: S.1200 as Amended; A bill to amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to revise and extend the Act.Result: Passed (83-10, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00031

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3897: Smith S.Amdt.3897; To modify a provision relating to development of innovative approaches.Result: Agreed to (56-38, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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