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Day April 7, 2008

Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, April 07, 2008

There will be a period of morning business until 3:00pm (10 minute limitations) At 3:00pm, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.3221, the vehicle for the Housing legislation. There is a 3:00pm filing deadline for 1st degree amendments to H.R.3221. The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am, Tuesday, April 8.

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Reid: Propuesta del Presidente sobre tratado de libre comercio con Colombia es una continuación de sus políticas públicas fracasadas

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy en respuesta a la propuesta del Presidente Bush sobre el tratado de libre comercio con Colombia: “El Presidente Bush ha tomado muchas decisiones malas durante su mandato que ya le han costado sus trabajos a innumerables trabajadores estadounidenses y le…

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Reid: President’s Colombia Free Trade Proposal A Continuation Of Failed Policies

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to President Bush’s proposed Colombia Free Trade Agreement: “President Bush has made numerous bad decisions during his Administration that have already cost countless American workers their jobs and have done profound harm to U.S. foreign policy – harm that will take years…

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Senators, National Security Expert Discuss Upcoming Iraq Hearings

Washington DC—U.S. Senators John Kerry and Jack Reed joined national security expert Rand Beers today to preview this week’s testimonies by General David Petraeus, Commander of the Multi-National Force in Iraq, and Ryan Crocker, U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, before the U.S. Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees.  Democrats believe we must change course in…

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Reid: Bush Republicans Bear Responsibility For Expiration Of Surveillance Law

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate before asking unanimous consent for a 30-day extension of the Protect America Act.  Bush Republicans objected, once again demonstrating that they are more interested in playing politics than keeping Americans safe: “I want to speak briefly again…

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