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  • On the Resolution: S. Res. 501; A resolution honoring the sacrifice of the members of the United States Armed Forces who have been killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. Result: Agreed to (95-0, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Cloture Motion: Upon Reconsideration Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R. 3221; A bill to provide needed housing reform and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (94-1, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Cloture Motion: Upon Reconsideration Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R. 3221; A bill to provide needed housing reform and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (94-1, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Concurrent Resolution: S. Con. Res. 70 as Amended; An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2009 and including the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2008 and 2010 through 2013. Result: Agreed to...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4299: Vitter Amdt. No. 4299; Expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the need for comprehensive legislation to legalize the importation of prescription drugs from highly industrialized countries with safe pharmaceutical infrastructures. Result: Agreed to (73-23, 4...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4245: Biden Amdt. No. 4245; To restore full funding for the international affairs budget, in support of the reconstruction of Iraq and Afghanistan, nuclear nonproliferation, foreign assistance, fighting global AIDS, promoting sustainable development, and other efforts, with...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4339: DeMint Amdt. No. 4339; To provide for a deficit-neutral reserve fund for providing an above the line Federal income tax deduction for individuals purchasing health insurance outside the workplace. Result: Rejected (45-51, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details:...
  • On the Concurrent Resolution: S. Con. Res. 70 as Amended; An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2009 and including the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2008 and 2010 through 2013. Result: Agreed to...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4233: Allard Amdt. No. 4233; To require that legislation to reauthorize SCHIP include provisions codifying the unborn child regulation. Result: Rejected (46-52, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4299: Vitter Amdt. No. 4299; Expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the need for comprehensive legislation to legalize the importation of prescription drugs from highly industrialized countries with safe pharmaceutical infrastructures. Result: Agreed to (73-23, 4...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4379: Boxer Amdt. No. 4379; To facilitate coverage of pregnant women in SCHIP. Result: Agreed to (70-27, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4245: Biden Amdt. No. 4245; To restore full funding for the international affairs budget, in support of the reconstruction of Iraq and Afghanistan, nuclear nonproliferation, foreign assistance, fighting global AIDS, promoting sustainable development, and other efforts, with...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4339: DeMint Amdt. No. 4339; To provide for a deficit-neutral reserve fund for providing an above the line Federal income tax deduction for individuals purchasing health insurance outside the workplace. Result: Rejected (45-51, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details:...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4233: Allard Amdt. No. 4233; To require that legislation to reauthorize SCHIP include provisions codifying the unborn child regulation. Result: Rejected (46-52, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4276: Grassley Amdt. No. 4276 as Modified; To exempt from pay-as-you-go enforcement modifications to the individual alternative minimum tax (AMT) that prevent millions of additional taxpayers from having to pay the AMT. Result: Rejected (47-51, 2 members not voting, 1/2...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4379: Boxer Amdt. No. 4379; To facilitate coverage of pregnant women in SCHIP. Result: Agreed to (70-27, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4372: Kyl Amdt. No. 4372; To protect small businesses, family ranches and farms from the Death Tax by providing a $5 million exemption, a low rate for smaller estates and a maximum rate no higher than 35%. Result: Rejected (48-50, 2 members not voting, 1/2...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4378: Landrieu Amdt. No. 4378; To protect family businesses and farmers without increasing our nation's debt by providing for an estate tax that sets the exemption at $5 million and the rate at 35 percent, with the benefits of the exemption recaptured for estates over $100...
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 4347: Motion to Waive C.B.A. DeMint Amdt No. 4347; To establish an earmark moratorium for fiscal year 2009. Result: Rejected (29-71, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4276: Grassley Amdt. No. 4276 as Modified; To exempt from pay-as-you-go enforcement modifications to the individual alternative minimum tax (AMT) that prevent millions of additional taxpayers from having to pay the AMT. Result: Rejected (47-51, 2 members not voting, 1/2...