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Month August 2008

Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, August 12, 2008

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Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, August 08, 2008

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Reid Leads Delegation Trip To Central Asia And Germany

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is leading a delegation of United States Senators on a multinational trip focused on progress on terrorism, global climate change, development and democracy.  Other senators joining Reid include Jeff Bingaman (D-N.M.), Bill Nelson (D-Fla), Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) and Bob Menendez (D-N.J.).  Scheduled stops on the weeklong trip include Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, August 05, 2008

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Senate Democrats Are Still Committed to Investing in Law Enforcement and Safeguarding the Nation from Crime

For years, state and local law enforcement and Congressional Democrats have warned that funding cuts to state and local law enforcement programs at a time when law enforcement agencies are already stretched-thin by increasing homeland security responsibilities and war deployments would lead to fewer cops on the street, fewer resources for traditional crime fighting, and,…

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Senate Democrats Are Still Committed to Investing in Law Enforcement and Safeguarding the Nation from Crime

For years, state and local law enforcement and Congressional Democrats have warned that funding cuts to state and local law enforcement programs at a time when law enforcement agencies are already stretched-thin by increasing homeland security responsibilities and war deployments would lead to fewer cops on the street, fewer resources for traditional crime fighting, and,…

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Senate Democrats Are Still Committed to Investing in Law Enforcement and Safeguarding the Nation from Crime

For years, state and local law enforcement and Congressional Democrats have warned that funding cuts to state and local law enforcement programs at a time when law enforcement agencies are already stretched-thin by increasing homeland security responsibilities and war deployments would lead to fewer cops on the street, fewer resources for traditional crime fighting, and,…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, August 01, 2008

Post Office naming bills were passed: S.3241, CeeCee Ross Lyles (FL); H.R.4210, Dock M. Brown (NC); H.R.5477, Chi Mui (CA); H.R.5483, Private First Class David H. Sharrett (VA); H.R.5631, Corporal Bradley T. Arms (VA); H.R.6061, Kenneth James Gray (IL); H.R.6085, Gerald R. Ford (CA); H.R.6150, John P. Gallagher (OH). H.R.2095: Railroad Safety (with Lautenberg Subst)…

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Reid: Americans Lose Jobs For Seventh Straight Month As Big Oil Rakes In Record Profits

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to the Labor Department’s report that the nation shed another 51,000 jobs in July – the seventh straight month of losses – as unemployment rose to a four-year high of 5.7 percent and Chevron announced a second-quarter profits of nearly $6 billion: …

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Reid: Despite Republican Obstruction, Our Country Will Be Stronger For Every Bill Passed This Work Period

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate regarding the Senate’s accomplishments in the face of Republican obstruction this work period. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “The day I was selected by my peers as the new Democratic Leader back in 2004,…

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