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Day April 21, 2008

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, April 21, 2008

Discharge/Adopt S.Res.518 (National Shaken Baby Syndrome Awareness Week)

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, April 21, 2008

Morning business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. Files cloture on Motion to Proceed to H.R.2831, Fair Pay Act The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am tomorrow.

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Reid: Democrats Fighting To Give Veterans The Long-Overdue Benefits They Deserve

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate regarding the Veterans Benefits Enhancement Act.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “Nearly nine months ago – in August of last year – the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee reported the Veterans Benefits Enhancement Act to…

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Reid: Bush’s Oil-Friendly Policies Push Gas Prices To 27-Year High

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to news that gas prices continue to break records, today hitting $3.51 to break a record set in 1981: “The Bush Administration is running out of energy price records to break, but there isn’t one they can be proud of.  On top of oil prices,…

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Reid Statement On Republican Blocking Of Breast Cancer Research

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after Republicans blocked efforts to debate, amend or pass the Breast Cancer and Environmental Research Act: “It is nothing short of unconscionable that Republicans are refusing to even debate legislation that would allow us to better understand the connection between the development of breast…

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