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Day July 7, 2008

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, July 07, 2008

S.Res.608, Senator Jesse Helms S.Res.594, September 2008 Tay-Sachs Awareness Month H.R.3891, National Fish & Wildlife Foundation Establishment Act Executive Calendar #633, 634, 635, 636

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00163

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the Amendments of the House, Striking Title VI through XI, To the Senate Amendment to H.R.3221; A bill to provide needed housing reform and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (76-10, 14 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00163

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the Amendments of the House, Striking Title VI through XI, To the Senate Amendment to H.R.3221; A bill to provide needed housing reform and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (76-10, 14 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, July 07, 2008

Morning Business until 3:00pm. 3:00pm resume House Message to accompany H.R.3221, Housing Reform. The Senate stands in adjournment until 10am, Tuesday, July 7th.

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Bush Republican Energy Plan – Good for Big Oil, Bad for Consumers

Since President Bush came to office, the price of gas has soared 182 percent, to $4.11 per gallon.  But Bush Republicans refuse to work with Democrats to address the root causes of these record prices, instead continuing to offer more of the same failed policies that have helped Big Oil reap record profits and squeezed…

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Reid: Democrats Will Fight This Work Period To Make Energy, Housing And Health Care More Affordable

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “Just as the American people are recovering from a holiday weekend marked by record gas prices of $4.11 a gallon nationally – $4.25 in Nevada – another report in…

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