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Day July 31, 2008

Senate Roll Call Vote #00196

On the Concurrent Resolution: H.Con.Res.398; A concurrent resolution providing for an adjournment or recess of the two Houses.Result: Agreed to (48-40, 12 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00195

On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.3001; An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2009 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00194

On the Conference Report: H.R.4137 Conference Report; A bill to amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (83-8-1, 8 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00196

On the Concurrent Resolution: H.Con.Res.398; A concurrent resolution providing for an adjournment or recess of the two Houses.Result: Agreed to (48-40, 12 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00193

On the Conference Report: H.R.4040 Conference Report; A bill to establish consumer product safety standards and other safety requirements for children’s products and to reauthorize and modernize the Consumer Product Safety Commission.Result: Agreed to (89-3, 8 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, July 31, 2008

S.3370, Libya S.Res.642, Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00195

On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.3001; An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2009 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00194

On the Conference Report: H.R.4137 Conference Report; A bill to amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (83-8-1, 8 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00193

On the Conference Report: H.R.4040 Conference Report; A bill to establish consumer product safety standards and other safety requirements for children’s products and to reauthorize and modernize the Consumer Product Safety Commission.Result: Agreed to (89-3, 8 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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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 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.…

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