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Day June 18, 2008

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, June 18, 2008

H.ConRes.337, Seeds of Peace S.ConRes91, Monica L. Brown

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00151

On Overriding the Veto: Upon Reconsideration Shall H.R.6124 Pass, the Objections of the President to the Contrary Notwithstanding?; A bill to provide for the continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.Result: Veto Overridden (80-14, 6 members not voting, 2/3 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00151

On Overriding the Veto: Upon Reconsideration Shall H.R.6124 Pass, the Objections of the President to the Contrary Notwithstanding?; A bill to provide for the continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.Result: Veto Overridden (80-14, 6 members not voting, 2/3 threshold)Details: [click here]

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H.R. 3221, the Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008, as Amended by the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008

Summary and Background Democrats are working to make the American Dream affordable again for middle-class families struggling with the rising cost of living, the shrinking job market, and a housing foreclosure crisis that threatens America’s hard-working families, their communities, and the economy. Senate Democrats have developed a bipartisan package of legislative initiatives that, if enacted,…

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Reid: Bush And McCain Still Don’t Get It – We Cannot Drill Our Way Out Of This Energy Crisis

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to President Bush’s proposal to drill offshore for oil: “This week’s flip-flop on offshore oil drilling by President Bush and Senator John McCain is nothing more than a cynical campaign ploy that will do nothing to lower energy prices and represents another…

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H.R. 3221, the Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008, as Amended by the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008

Summary and Background Democrats are working to make the American Dream affordable again for middle-class families struggling with the rising cost of living, the shrinking job market, and a housing foreclosure crisis that threatens America’s hard-working families, their communities, and the economy. Senate Democrats have developed a bipartisan package of legislative initiatives that, if enacted,…

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H.R. 3221, the Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008, as Amended by the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008

Summary and Background Democrats are working to make the American Dream affordable again for middle-class families struggling with the rising cost of living, the shrinking job market, and a housing foreclosure crisis that threatens America’s hard-working families, their communities, and the economy. Senate Democrats have developed a bipartisan package of legislative initiatives that, if enacted,…

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H.R. 3221, the Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008, as Amended by the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008

Summary and Background Democrats are working to make the American Dream affordable again for middle-class families struggling with the rising cost of living, the shrinking job market, and a housing foreclosure crisis that threatens America’s hard-working families, their communities, and the economy. Senate Democrats have developed a bipartisan package of legislative initiatives that, if enacted,…

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H.R. 3221, the Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008, as Amended by the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008

Summary and Background Democrats are working to make the American Dream affordable again for middle-class families struggling with the rising cost of living, the shrinking job market, and a housing foreclosure crisis that threatens America’s hard-working families, their communities, and the economy. Senate Democrats have developed a bipartisan package of legislative initiatives that, if enacted,…

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Republicans Fail to Understand That We Cannot Drill Our Way to Lower Gas Prices

From President Bush to the Senate Republican leadership, from Vice President Cheney to Senator McCain, the Republican energy policy can be summed up in three words: drill, drill, drill. The recent flip-flops by President Bush and Senator McCain to grant new access for offshore drilling comes as the Big Oil companies have spent $188 billion…

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