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Day January 20, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, January 20, 2009

The Senate confirmed the following Executive Nominations: Steven Chu, to be Secretary of Energy; Arne Duncan, to be Secretary of Education; Janet Napolitano, to be Secretary of Homeland Security; Peter Orszag, to be Director of OMB; Kenneth Salazar, to be Secretary of Interior; Eric Shinseki, to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs; and Thomas Vilsack, to…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Morning Business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each.

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Reid Statement on Inauguration of President Obama

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate following the Inauguration of Barack Obama as America’s 44th President.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “It may be cold today in Washington, our nation’s heart is warm.  From every corner of our country and…

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Reid Statement on Confirmation of Cabinet Officers

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate prior to the confirmation of the following appointees: Steven Chu as Secretary of Energy, Arne Duncan as Secretary of Education, Janet Napolitano as Secretary of Homeland Security, Peter Orszag as Director of the Office of Management and…

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Declaración de Reid sobre Confirmaciones del Gabinete de Obama

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones en el recinto del Senado antes del voto por la confirmación de los siguientes nominados a la a Administración del Presidente Barack Obama: Steven Chu, Secretario de Energía; Arne Duncan, Secretario de Educación; Janet Napolitano, Secretaria de Seguridad Nacional; Peter Orszag,…

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