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Month June 2008

Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, June 30, 2008

Pro Forma Session

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, June 27, 2008

Cal #841-849, S.3015, S.3082, H.R.3721, H.R.4185, H.R.5168, H.R.5395, H.R.5479, H.R.5517, & H.R.5528, All Post Office Naming bills H.Con.Res.377 Rotunda Use Cal.#443, H.R.3564 Regulatory Improvement Act w/ a Coburn amdt Confirmed the following Executive Calendar #s: 474, 510, 517, 518, 582, 592, 594, 611, 637, 638, 639, 640, 641, 642, 643, 644, 646, 647, 648, 649,…

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Reid: On Eve Of July 4th Recess, Republicans Run Away From Yet Another Opportunity To Lower Gas Prices

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after Senate Republicans blocked an effort to address rampant speculation in the energy markets.  The Energy Markets Emergency Act would have directed the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to use all of its authorities to ensure the market price for energy commodities accurately reflects supply-and-demand forces and…

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Reid Statement On Nomination Deal

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after striking a deal for the U.S. Senate confirmation of dozens of pending nominations.  The list of nominations follows: “The Senate today confirmed many important nominations, including posts to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, FEMA, the…

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Reid: Despite Republican Obstruction, Senate Will Again Take Up Medicare Fix In July

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today, announcing that the Senate will vote on H.R. 6331, the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act, when the Senate returns from the July 4th recess.  Senate Republicans blocked a bill Thursday night that would prevent the impending 10.6 percent cut in payments to…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, June 27, 2008

Morning Business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. Senate stands adjourned.

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00162

On the Motion: Motion To Concur In House Amdts To Senate Amdt To House Amdt To Senate Amdt To H.R.2642; A bill making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (92-6, 2 members not voting, 1/2…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00161

On the Motion: Motion To Waive CBH Re: Motion To Concur In House Amdts To Senate Amdt To House Amdt To Senate Amdt To H.R.2642; A bill making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (77-21,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00162

On the Motion: Motion To Concur In House Amdts To Senate Amdt To House Amdt To Senate Amdt To H.R.2642; A bill making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (92-6, 2 members not voting, 1/2…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00161

On the Motion: Motion To Waive CBH Re: Motion To Concur In House Amdts To Senate Amdt To House Amdt To Senate Amdt To H.R.2642; A bill making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (77-21,…

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