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Day September 16, 2008

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, September 16, 2008

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00200

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on 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 such fiscal year, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00200

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on 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 such fiscal year, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to…

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Reid: Defense Bill Will Honor And Care For Military Families While Making America Safer

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate before voting to invoke cloture on the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “After the past eight years, our Armed Forces – the best-trained, most courageous fighting…

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Reid: Senate One Step Closer To Renewable Energy Tax Credits That Will Lower Energy Prices, Create Jobs, Curb Global Warming

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today regarding a tentative deal on renewable energy tax credits: “I am very pleased that I have been able to work with the Republican leader and the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Finance to forge an agreement that extends crucial tax incentives…

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Senate Democrats Discuss Eight Years Of Failed Bush-McCain Economic Policies

As the financial markets crumble, Senate Democrats continue to emphasize the need for strong leadership and decisive action while out-of-touch Bush-McCain Republicans seek more of the same failed policies that got us into this mess in the first place. Today Senators Barbara Boxer, Debbie Stabenow and Bob Menendez took to the Senate Floor to discuss…

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Reid: While Financial Markets Reel, Bush-McCain Republicans Call For More Of The Same

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: “On the morning of October 30, 1929, President Herbert Hoover awoke the day after the biggest one-day stock market crash in American history, surveyed the state of the U.S.…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Morning business for 1 hour (10 minute limitations). The Republicans control first 30 minutes and the Majority controls second 30 minutes. Following morning business, resume consideration of S.3001, National Defense Authorization Act. Recess from 12:30 until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus luncheons. There will be no more Roll Call Votes during today’s session.…

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