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Day June 4, 2008

Senate Roll Call Vote #00143

On the Motion: Motion to Instruct Sgt-At-Arms; A bill to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a program to decrease emissions of greenhouse gases, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (27-28, 45 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00143

On the Motion: Motion to Instruct Sgt-At-Arms; A bill to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a program to decrease emissions of greenhouse gases, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (27-28, 45 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, June 04, 2008

S.Res.583, American Eagle Day. The Senate confirmed the following Executive nominations: Calendar # 376, 405, 462, 571, 572, 573, 575,-581, 583-591, 593, 595-598, 600-601 (military promotions except Brigadier General Thomas Lawing) 602-611 (military promotions except Captain Donald E. Gaddis) 612-623, Preston (Sect’y of HUD), Krasner, Khan, West, Zirkin, Kennedy, Tannenblatt, Ward, Im, and the nominations…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00142

On the Conference Report: S.Con.Res.70 Conference Report; An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2009 and including the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2008 and 2010 through 2013.Result: Agreed to (48-45, 5 members not voting, 2 members voting live pair, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00142

On the Conference Report: S.Con.Res.70 Conference Report; An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2009 and including the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2008 and 2010 through 2013.Result: Agreed to (48-45, 5 members not voting, 2 members voting live pair, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid Spokesman: Republicans’ Baseless Attacks Cannot Mask Their Lack Of Vision On Global Warming

Washington, DC— Jim Manley, Spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, released the following statement today in response to baseless Republican charges that Senator Reid did not fulfill his pledge to confirm federal judges:  “Devoid of ideas for addressing global warming and unwilling to work with us to strengthen our weakening economy and energy policy,…

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Reid y Menéndez denuncian daño desproporcionado de declive económico en los latinos

Washington, D.C. – El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid (D-NV) y el Senador Robert Menéndez (D-NJ) expresaron su decepción hoy luego de que un nuevo estudio revelara que la desaceleración económica ha sido particularmente dañina para los trabajadores latinos en los Estados Unidos.  Los senadores demócratas también le hicieron un llamado a…

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Reid: Fiscally Responsible Democratic Budget Puts Middle Class First

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the U.S. Senate approved the conference report on the fiscal year 2009 budget resolution: “The Democratic budget sets a new direction for our country: it restores fiscal discipline, strengthens the middle class, and invests in our future.  The budget creates surpluses without a…

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Reid: ‘America Will Never Permit Israel’s Existence To Be Threatened’

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following speech today at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s (AIPAC) Annual Policy Conference, reiterating Democrats’ strong commitment to Israel’s security and prosperity and criticizing those who politicize for political gain the issue of that support. “Every Democratic President from Truman to Clinton has strengthened that bond…

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Reid: Republicans Refuse To Govern, Prefer To Ignore Global Warming And Its Disastrous Impact

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to Republicans’ obstruction of the Climate Security Act: “Even though the cost of living rises while jobs and wages decline, and even as the average gallon of gas in America approaches $4, Republicans are apparently still not convinced that we need to…

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