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Day June 25, 2008

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, June 25, 2008

H.R.6040, WRDA

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00158

On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R.6304; A bill to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to establish a procedure for authorizing certain acquisitions of foreign intelligence, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (80-15, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00157

On the Motion: Motion to Concur in the Amdt. of the House, Striking Section 1 through Title V and Inserting Certain Language, to the Senate Amdt. to H.R.3221, with an Amdt No. 4983, as Amended; A bill to provide needed housing reform and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (79-16, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details:…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00158

On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R.6304; A bill to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to establish a procedure for authorizing certain acquisitions of foreign intelligence, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (80-15, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00157

On the Motion: Motion to Concur in the Amdt. of the House, Striking Section 1 through Title V and Inserting Certain Language, to the Senate Amdt. to H.R.3221, with an Amdt No. 4983, as Amended; A bill to provide needed housing reform and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (79-16, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details:…

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Industry Experts, Housing Advocates and Economists Support Bipartisan Housing Bill

The bipartisan housing bill on the floor of the Senate has garnered support from industry experts, housing advocates and economists, who all believe this legislation is a critical step towards stabilizing the housing market and get our economy back on track. The bill reforms regulation of the Government Sponsored Enterprises, modernizes the FHA, helps families…

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Reid Announces Agreement In Principle On Global HIV/AIDS Bill

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after Senate negotiators reached an agreement in principle on the global HIV/AIDS legislation. “In 2003, Congress responded to the President’s call to action by creating the global HIV and AIDS program to confront the crisis which has killed more than 30 million Africans since…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Resume consideration of the House Message to accompany H.R.3221, Housing Reform. Bond amendment #4987 (Disclosure Requirements), agreed to as modified. Dole amendment #4984, withdrawn.(Appraisal Standards Sununu amendment #4999, agreed to as modified. (Public Housing Agencies) The Senate is now debating the motion to proceed to H.R.6304, FISA, post cloture. There will be no further roll…

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