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Day June 19, 2008

Reid Sets Tuesday Deadline For Completion Of Global Aids Funding Negotiations

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today regarding the ongoing negotiations to reauthorize the PEPFAR program: “In his 2003 State of the Union address, President Bush confronted the staggering crisis of AIDS in Africa.  That night, the President of the United States said this: ‘We have confronted, and will continue to…


Republican Book of World Records

Any way you look at it, the Republican record is record-breaking. Many of the most important metrics by which we measure the economy are the worst they have ever been. Meanwhile, the human, economic and military costs of keeping our overstretched military in an intractable civil war grow greater every day.  As hard-working families continue…


Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, June 19, 2008

H.R.6049, the Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act. The Senate is considering H.R.3221, the Housing legislation. Per an agreement, all amendments offered to the bill today must be housing related. Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am tomorrow.