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Day January 12, 2009

Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, January 12, 2009

Morning Business for 1 hour for tributes to the Republican Leader for achieving the status of the longest serving senator from the state of Kentucky. Resume motion to proceed to S.22, the Lands bill, post cloture. Time during any adjournment or period of morning business counts post cloture. The Senate adopted the motion to proceed…


Reid Statement On Administration’s Expected Request For Remaining TARP Money

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to reports that President Bush and President-elect Obama will request the remaining $350 billion authorized for the Troubled Assets Relief Program by the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008: “I expect to receive the Administration’s request for $350 billion – the second…


Declaración De Reid Sobre Reunión Con Presidente Mexicano Calderón

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy después de una reunión con el Presidente Mexicano Felipe Calderón Hinojosa, el Líder Republicano en el Senado Mitch McConnell, y otros del liderazgo Demócrata:   “El Presidente Calderón, el Líder McConnell y yo tuvimos una discusión cordial y productiva sobre…


Reid Statement On Meeting With Mexican President Calderón

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today following a meeting with Mexican President Felipe Calderón Hinjosa, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, and other Senate leadership: “President Calderon, Leader McConnell and I had a very cordial and fruitful discussion about the issues facing our two countries.  As our next-door neighbor and one…


Reid Statement On McConnell Becoming Longest Serving Kentucky Senator

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the flood of the U.S. Senate in honor of Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, who this weekend became the longest-serving U.S. Senator from Kentucky.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:  “For a quarter of a century, the State of Kentucky was represented…


Senate, House And Citizens Connect Via Video On Official Youtube Channels

WASHINGTON, D.C. and SAN BRUNO, CA – The 111th United States Congress and YouTube today announced the launch of official Congressional YouTube channels.  Each Member of the House and Senate will have the opportunity to create and control their own YouTube channel that citizens can locate on a Google Map interface on two new platforms…


Reid And Durbin Statement On Roland Burris

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Assistant Majority Leader Dick Durbin made the following statement today regarding Roland Burris.  Attached is the Secretary of the Senate’s statement: “The Secretary of the Senate has determined that the new credentials presented today on behalf of Mr. Burris now satisfy Senate Rules and validate his appointment to…