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Day September 15, 2008

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, September 15, 2008

S.2135, Child Soldiers Accountability Act (concur in House amendment)

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, September 15, 2008

Resume consideration of S.3001, Defense Authorization Act. 4:00pm filing deadline for first degree amendments.

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Reid: Wall Street Woes Are The Legacy Of Bush-McCain Economic Policies

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to the troubling economic news from Wall Street: “After this past weekend, one major investment bank failed and filed for bankruptcy, another had to be saved by a competitor and the Federal Reserve liberalized access to its ‘discount window.’  By all accounts,…

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Democratic Senators And Governors Discuss Economic Recovery Package

Washington, DC—Democratic Senators Carl Levin and Sherrod Brown held a press conference call today with Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm, to discuss an economic recovery package that will invest in infrastructure and create hundreds of thousands of good-paying jobs.   “It is critical that Congress act quickly to alleviate the hardships we’re facing in Michigan and across the country,”…

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Reid: Fixing Economic Troubles Will Take Real Leadership

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:  “In the past few days, we have seen one major investment bank fail and file for bankruptcy, another saved by a competitor, and the Federal Reserve liberalize access to…

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