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Day January 21, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, January 21, 2009

S.Res.18, Majority Organizing resolution S.Res.19, Minority Organizing resolution

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00006

On the Nomination: Confirmation Hillary Rodham Clinton, of New York, to be Secretary of StateResult: Confirmed (94-2, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00006

On the Nomination: Confirmation Hillary Rodham Clinton, of New York, to be Secretary of StateResult: Confirmed (94-2, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Executive Session and consider the nomination of Hillary Clinton to be Secretary of State. The Senate will recess from 12:45 until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus luncheons to meet. S.181, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.

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Reid Statement on Confirmation of Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate before the body voted to confirm Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State:  “Today we will move to a vote on the nomination of Senator Hillary Clinton for Secretary of State.  Senator Clinton is uniquely capable and profoundly…

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Reid Statement on Al Franken

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today before meeting with Al Franken: “Al Franken will soon be the next Senator from the great state of Minnesota.  The bipartisan Minnesota state canvassing board has counted all votes and certified Al Franken as the winner. “It is important that we start talking about…

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Declaración de Reid sobre la Confirmación de Hillary Clinton para la Secretaria del Estado

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy después que el  Senado votara 94-2  para confirmar a Hillary Clinton como Secretaria de Estado:  “Hoy votamos sobre la nominación de la Senadora Hillary Clinton para la Secretaría del Estado. La Senadora Clinton es una persona sumamente preparada y posee…

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Reid: Senate Must Confirm Geithner as Soon as Possible

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today following Treasury Secretary-designee Timothy Geithner’s confirmation hearing before the Senate Finance Committee: “This is a historically critical time for Americans to have sound and experienced leadership at the Treasury Department, and Tim Geithner is exactly the man for the job.  His testimony before the…

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Senate Democrats Are Working to Provide Equal Pay for Equal Work

The Senate Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act seeks to restore equality in the workplace. The measure in effect reverses the Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire decision handed down by the Supreme Court that said employees can only challenge alleged pay discrimination within 180 days of the first discriminatory act. Unfortunately, many victims may lose their right to…

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