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Day November 20, 2008

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, November 20, 2008

H.R.6859, Postal Naming in Albany, GA S.3631, Postal Naming in Las Vega, NV S.3711, COLA for Federal Judiciary S.3712, Mental Health Parity technical corrections S.3663, DTV with Rockefeller substitute amendment H.Con.Res.435, CVC S,Res.709, Atlantic Blue Fin Tuna S.Res.711, Somalia S.Res.712, Philadelphia Phillies S.Res.713, Congo S.Res.714, CA Firefighters S.Res.715, National Security Working Group

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00214

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R.6867; A bill to provide for additional emergency unemployment compensation.Result: Agreed to (89-6, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00214

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R.6867; A bill to provide for additional emergency unemployment compensation.Result: Agreed to (89-6, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Extending Unemployment Insurance Will Help Americans Struggling To Make Ends Meets

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly voted to extend unemployment insurance,providing seven additional weeks of benefits – and 13 more on top of that in states where unemployment is the worst – for those whose unemployment insurance has expired: “On the day we learned that…

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Reid: Extender Seguro de Desempleo Ayudará a Estadounidenses sin Trabajo

CONTACTO: José Dante Parra, (202) 224-0508     Washington, DC— El Líder de la Mayoría del SenadoHarry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy después del voto casi unánime del Senado para extender el seguro de desempleo. Con este voto se aprobaron siete semanas adicionales de beneficios— hasta veinte semanas en estados con altos niveles de…

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Reid: Any Plan To Help Auto Industry Must Include Accountability And Viability

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on potential aid to the auto industry: “Democrats are determined to help auto workers and the auto industry.  We know the auto industry is the heart of our nation’s manufacturing sector.  We have worked hard this week to fashion a bipartisan consensus, and no…

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Reid: Cualquier Plan para Ayudar a la Industria Automotriz debe ser Responsable y Viable

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del SenadoHarry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy sobre la posibilidad de ayudar a industria automotriz: “Los Demócratas están determinados en ayudar a los trabajadores de la industria automotriz al igual que la industria en sí. Sabemos que la industria automotriz es la espina dorsal del sector manufacturero de…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, November 20, 2008

Morning Business fo rup to 1 hour with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. Following Morning Business, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to cal. #1113, H.R.6867, Unemployment Insurance Extension. Senator Reid moved to proceed to S.3297, Advancing America’s Priorities. The Senate stands in recess until 9:30am…

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