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November 10, 2007

Veto Override Votes - H.R. 1495: Water Resources Development Act

H.R. 1495: Water Resources Development Act of 2007
To provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, to authorize the Secretary of the Army to construct various projects for improvements to rivers and harbors of the United States, and for other purposes.

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Veto Override Votes

On Water Bill, House Votes to Override Bush Veto for First Time
The House voted to override a veto by President Bush for the first time yesterday, acting to save a $23 billion water resources bill stuffed with pet projects sought by lawmakers from both political parties.

A Bush Veto Is Overridden for the 1st Time
A year after Democrats won control of Capitol Hill, Congress delivered its clearest victory yet over President Bush yesterday, resoundingly overturning his veto of a $23 billion water resources measure -- the first veto override of Bush's presidency.

Veto Override Is First of Bush's Presidency
The Senate overrode President Bush’s veto of a massive water resources bill Thursday, marking the first time since he took office that Congress has enacted a law over his objections.

Override: Senate enacts water resources bill
President Bush suffers first veto override of his seven-year-old presidency Thursday with bill passage.

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