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Day July 15, 2008

Senate Roll Call Vote #00177

On Overriding the Veto: Shall H.R.6331 Pass, the objections of the President of the United States to the contrary notwithstanding?; A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to extend expiring provisions under the Medicare Program, to improve beneficiary access to preventive and mental health services, to enhance low-income benefit…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00176

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 5073: Bunning S.Amdt.5073; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Rejected (16-80, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00177

On Overriding the Veto: Shall H.R.6331 Pass, the objections of the President of the United States to the contrary notwithstanding?; A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to extend expiring provisions under the Medicare Program, to improve beneficiary access to preventive and mental health services, to enhance low-income benefit…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00176

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 5073: Bunning S.Amdt.5073; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Rejected (16-80, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00175

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 5078: Motion to Table DeMint S.Amdt.5068; To limit the countries to which Federal financial assistance may be targeted under this Act.Result: Agreed to (70-24, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00175

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 5078: Motion to Table DeMint S.Amdt.5068; To limit the countries to which Federal financial assistance may be targeted under this Act.Result: Agreed to (70-24, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid Statement On Override Of Bush’s Medicare Veto

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the U.S. Senate voted to overwhelmingly override President Bush’s veto of the Medicare doctor’s fix, thus reversing payment cuts for doctors and improving care for patients.  The House also overrode the President’s veto earlier today.  “Congress today did its part to make sure…

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Reid Celebra 40 Aniversario de Consejo Nacional de La Raza

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría delSenado Harry Reid (D-NV) hizo las declaraciones siguientes en conmemoración de los 40 años de servicio, liderazgo y activismo del Consejo Nacional de La Raza (NCLR, por sus siglas en inglés). Adjunto debajo además sus declaraciones presentadas para el Récord Congresional.   “Me honra unirme a millones de estadounidenses,…

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Reid: Bush-McCain Republicans Refuse To Make Changes Necessary To Make America Safer

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to President Bush’s remarks at his press conference today: “Today, the man I believe will be the next commander in chief, Senator Barack Obama, described how he will lead this country in the right new direction to make America safer.  Meanwhile, President…

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Reid Commemorates National Council of La Raza’s 40th Anniversary

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) issued the following statement today in honor of the National Council of La Raza’s (NCLR) 40 years of service, leadership, and advocacy. Included below are also his remarkssubmitted for the Congressional Record.   “I am honored to join millions of Americans, of all backgrounds, to commemorate the 40-year…

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