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Day June 24, 2008

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Raymond Kethledge, of Michigan, to be US Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit. Stephen Joseph Murphy III, of Michigan, to be US District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan. Steven T. Walther, to be a member of the FEC Cynthia Bauerly, to be a member of the FEC Caroline Hunter, to be a member…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00156

On the Nomination: Confirmation Helene N. White, of Michigan, to be US Circuit JudgeResult: Confirmed (63-32, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00156

On the Nomination: Confirmation Helene N. White, of Michigan, to be US Circuit JudgeResult: Confirmed (63-32, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00155

On the Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment striking Sec.1 through Title V and Inserting Language to the Senate Amdt. to H.R.3221, with an Amdt.; A bill to provide needed housing reform and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (83-9, 8 members not voting,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00155

On the Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment striking Sec.1 through Title V and Inserting Language to the Senate Amdt. to H.R.3221, with an Amdt.; A bill to provide needed housing reform and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (83-9, 8 members not voting,…

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Democrats are Committed to Safeguarding the American Dream of Homeownership

Years of abuse by the mortgage lending industry and under-regulation by the Bush Administration have resulted in a serious housing crisis that is crippling the American economy. It is estimated that lenders file thousands of new foreclosures per day,[1] and in the next two years, as many as two million Americans may lose their homes…

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Senate Democrats Work to Make the American Dream More Affordable Despite Efforts of the ‘Grand Obstructionist Party’

“The strategy of being obstructionist can work or fail…and so far it’s working for us.” — Former Republican Whip, Senator Trent Lott (Roll Call, 4/18/07) Since January 2007, the Democrat-led, 110th Congress has made a significant down-payment on our promise to take the country in a new direction after nearly a decade of Republican control…

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Democrats are Committed to Safeguarding the American Dream of Homeownership

Years of abuse by the mortgage lending industry and under-regulation by the Bush Administration have resulted in a serious housing crisis that is crippling the American economy. It is estimated that lenders file thousands of new foreclosures per day,[1] and in the next two years, as many as two million Americans may lose their homes…

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Senate Democrats Work to Make the American Dream More Affordable Despite Efforts of the ‘Grand Obstructionist Party’

“The strategy of being obstructionist can work or fail…and so far it’s working for us.” — Former Republican Whip, Senator Trent Lott (Roll Call, 4/18/07) Since January 2007, the Democrat-led, 110th Congress has made a significant down-payment on our promise to take the country in a new direction after nearly a decade of Republican control…

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Senate Democrats Work to Make the American Dream More Affordable Despite Efforts of the ‘Grand Obstructionist Party’

“The strategy of being obstructionist can work or fail…and so far it’s working for us.” — Former Republican Whip, Senator Trent Lott (Roll Call, 4/18/07) Since January 2007, the Democrat-led, 110th Congress has made a significant down-payment on our promise to take the country in a new direction after nearly a decade of Republican control…

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