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Day July 28, 2008

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, July 28, 2008

S.3352, Higher Education Extension through August 15th, 2008

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00189

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.3297; A bill to advance America’s priorities.Result: Rejected (52-40, 8 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00188

On the Motion: Motion to Instruct Sgt. At Arms; A bill to advance America’s priorities.Result: Agreed to (87-3, 10 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00189

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.3297; A bill to advance America’s priorities.Result: Rejected (52-40, 8 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00188

On the Motion: Motion to Instruct Sgt. At Arms; A bill to advance America’s priorities.Result: Agreed to (87-3, 10 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, July 28, 2008

Resume motion to proceed to , S.3297, a bill to advance America’s priorities. There will be no further Roll Call Votes during today’s session. 6pm Senator Reid filed cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2035, Media Shield and on the motion to proceed to S.3335, Energy & Tax Extenders.

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Reid Statement On White House’s Increased Projection Of Next Year’s Deficit

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to the White House’s increase of its prediction for next year’s deficit from $407 billion to $490 billion: “The large budget deficit is a symptom of the many serious problems that Bush-McCain Republicans refuse to address.  Rather than continuing the flawed policies…

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Senate Democrats Say to Senate Republicans: Obstructionism or Progress?

Since January 2007, the Democratic-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. Under Democratic leadership, Congress has enacted bills to provide economic stimulus, extend unemployment benefits, provide a 21st Century GI bill, promote energy independence, invest in…

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Senate Democrats Say to Senate Republicans: Obstructionism or Progress?

Since January 2007, the Democratic-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. Under Democratic leadership, Congress has enacted bills to provide economic stimulus, extend unemployment benefits, provide a 21st Century GI bill, promote energy independence, invest in…

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Reid: Republican Rejection Of Bipartisan, Noncontroversial Bills Is Purely Obstruction For Obstruction’s Sake

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate regarding the Advancing America’s Priorities Act.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:  “Kathie Barrett is a married mother of two from Sparks, Nevada.  After taking several years off to raise her children, Kathie went back…

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