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Day January 15, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, January 15, 2009

S.Res.14, Staff Funding S.273, Regula Federal Office Building and Courthouse

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00005

On the Joint Resolution: S.J.Res.5; A joint resolution relating to the disapproval of obligations under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008.Result: Rejected (42-52, 3 members not voting, 2 members voting live pair, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00005

On the Joint Resolution: S.J.Res.5; A joint resolution relating to the disapproval of obligations under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008.Result: Rejected (42-52, 3 members not voting, 2 members voting live pair, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00004

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S.181; A bill to amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and to modify the operation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00003

On Passage of the Bill: S.22 as Amended.; A bill to designate certain land as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, to authorize certain programs and activities in the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (73-21, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00004

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S.181; A bill to amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and to modify the operation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00003

On Passage of the Bill: S.22 as Amended.; A bill to designate certain land as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, to authorize certain programs and activities in the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (73-21, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid Statement on Hillary Clinton

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in honor of Hillary Clinton, whose confirmation to be Secretary of State was approved today by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee: “I have known Hillary Clinton for many years, but for the past eight years, I have had the pleasure of working with her…

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Reid Statement on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday

Washington, DC — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid today released the following statement in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to commemorate the federal holiday that bears his name: “Each year, Americans of all backgrounds pause to proudly celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who would have turned…

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Reid Statement on Passage of Most Important Wilderness Protection Bill in Decades

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the U.S. Senate passed the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009: “This bipartisan bill will protect and improve America by land and by sea.  As one of the most important conservation efforts in decades, it will benefit all 50 states – from…

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