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Day May 14, 2008

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Pass H.R.6051, Temporary Extension of Farm Act (through May 23, 2008) Pass H.R.6022, Strategic Petroleum Reserve Adopt S.Res.565, Military Kids Day Adopt S.Res.566, National Aphasia Month

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00127

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 4763: Motion to Table Graham S.Amdt.4763; To improve educational assistance for members of the Armed Forces and veterans in order to enhance recruitment and retention for the Armed Forces.Result: Agreed to (55-42, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00127

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 4763: Motion to Table Graham S.Amdt.4763; To improve educational assistance for members of the Armed Forces and veterans in order to enhance recruitment and retention for the Armed Forces.Result: Agreed to (55-42, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Republican Gimmickry A Slap In The Face Of America’s Bravest

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to Republican gamesmanship on the bipartisan collective bargaining bill, attaching Senator McCain’s alternative G.I. bill and delaying help for first responders: “Bush/McCain Republicans have done it again.  They have resorted to petty, partisan gimmickry to block Democrats’ efforts to make Americans safer…

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Conference Report to H.R. 2419, the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008

Summary and Background On May 13, 2008, Senators Harkin and Chambliss, as well as Representatives Peterson and Goodlatte, filed a conference report to accompany H.R.2419, the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008. The bipartisan and bicameral agreement reached by the conferees represents one of the most significant accomplishments of the 110th Congress. The decision…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Morning Business for 1 hour. The Majority will control the first 30 minutes and the Republicans will control the final 30 minutes. H.R.980, Collective Bargaining. The following amendments are pending to Gregg-Kennedy amendment #4751 (Substitute)to H.R.980: Hatch #4755 (Bill of Rights) Alexander #4760 (Local Certification) Leahy amendment #4759 (Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grants) Corker #4761 (State…

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