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Day January 22, 2009

Las Ordenes de Obama Sobre la Interrogación y las Detenciones Fortalecerán la Lucha Antiterrorista

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo la siguiente declaración después que el Presidente Obama firmara un decreto para fortalecer la lucha contra el terrorismo a través de un proceso que cerrará el centro de detenciones en Guantánamo y mediante la revisión de las políticas de detención e interrogación:  “Un grupo…

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Democratic Senators Discuss Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

Washington, DC—Democratic Senators Barbara Mikulski, Patty Murray, Blanche Lincoln, Debbie Stabenow, Amy Klobuchar, and Jeanne Shaheen joined Lilly Ledbetter and Marcia Greenberger, founder and co-President of the National Women’s Law Center, at a press conference today to discuss the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. Senate Democrats are working to provide equal pay for equal work,…

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Reid Statement on Swearing-In of Senator Michael Bennet

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today following the swearing-in of Michael Bennet as Colorado’s junior Senator:  “The people of Colorado will be well served by Senator Bennet, who has long demonstrated a strong commitment to improving the lives of young people.  Senator Bennet’s leadership will be invaluable as we expand…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, January 22, 2009

Morning Business for 1 hour, with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. The Republicans will control the first 30 minutes and the Majority will control the second 30 minutes. Following Morning Business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.181, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.

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