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Day January 22, 2009

Senate Roll Call Vote #00009

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 27: Motion to Table Specter S.Amdt.27; To limit the application of the bill to discriminatory compensation decisions.Result: Agreed to (55-39, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00008

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 26: Motion to Table Specter S.Amdt.26; To provide a rule of construction.Result: Agreed to (53-43, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00010

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 28: Motion to Table Enzi S.Amdt.28; To clarify standing.Result: Agreed to (55-41, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00009

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 27: Motion to Table Specter S.Amdt.27; To limit the application of the bill to discriminatory compensation decisions.Result: Agreed to (55-39, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00008

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 26: Motion to Table Specter S.Amdt.26; To provide a rule of construction.Result: Agreed to (53-43, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00007

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 25: Hutchison S.Amdt.25; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Rejected (40-55, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00007

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 25: Hutchison S.Amdt.25; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Rejected (40-55, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Has Broad Support

Democrats are fighting to restore civil rights protections for workers who face pay discrimination, ensuring that men and women are paid fairly and that they have a fair opportunity under the law to fight back when they are not.The Ledbetter Fair Pay Act is critical to protecting all workers from pay discrimination. Civil rights groups,…

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Reid: Ledbetter Fair Pay Bill Is a Victory for All

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the U.S. Senate passed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009: “This bill is a victory for American workers.  It restores the law to where it was prior to the Supreme Court decision.  And it could not have happened without the guidance…

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Reid: Obama Orders to Revise Detention and Interrogation Policies Will Strengthen Counterterrorism Efforts

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to President Obama’s executive orders to strengthen counterterrorism efforts by outlining a process for closing the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay and revising detention and interrogation policies: “Bipartisan members of Congress and the military, as well as intelligence and diplomatic leaders, are…

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