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Day February 4, 2009

Senate Roll Call Vote #00041

On the Motion S.Amdt. 262: Motion to Waive CBA Inhofe S.Amdt.262; To appropriate, with an offset, $5,232,000,000 for procurement for the Department of Defense to reconstitute military units to an acceptable readiness rating and to restock prepositioned assets and war reserve material.Result: Rejected (38-59, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00038

On the Motion S.Amdt. 168: Motion to Waive Sec.201 of S.Con.Res.21, 110th Congress, Re: DeMint S.Amdt.168; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Rejected (36-61, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00040

On the Motion S.Amdt. 278: Motion to Waive CBA Re: McCain S.Amdt.278; To reimplement Gramm-Rudman-Hollings to require deficit reduction and spending cuts upon 2 consecutive quarters of positive GDP growth.Result: Rejected (44-53, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00037

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 179: Vitter S.Amdt.179; To eliminate unnecessary spending.Result: Rejected (32-65, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00039

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 238: Thune S.Amdt.238; To ensure that the $1 trillion spending bill is not used to expand the scope of the Federal Government by adding new spending programs.Result: Rejected (35-62, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00038

On the Motion S.Amdt. 168: Motion to Waive Sec.201 of S.Con.Res.21, 110th Congress, Re: DeMint S.Amdt.168; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Rejected (36-61, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00037

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 179: Vitter S.Amdt.179; To eliminate unnecessary spending.Result: Rejected (32-65, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Experts Agree: Investing in America’s Infrastructure Creates Jobs

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will create jobs and get our economy moving. With the unemployment rate at its highest in 16 years, more Americans are out of work today than at any point in the last 25 years, and we lost more jobs in 2008 than in any year since 1945. The Senate…

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Los Senadores Democratas Discutiran El Paquete De Rehabilitacion Economica

Washington, DC—Los Senadores Demócratas Dick Durbin, Frank Lautenberg, y Jeff Merkley se unirán a Liz Freeberg, una trabajadora desempleada de Minnesota, a Dennis Van Roekel, presidente de la Asociación Nacional de la Educación y a Dave Johnson, un trabajador de la construcción de Nueva Jersey, durante una conferencia de prensa para discutir mañana el paquete…

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Declaración de Reid sobre Reunión con el Equipo de Iniciativas Hispanas del Senado y Líderes Latinos

Washington, DC-El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo la siguiente declaración hoy después de la primera reunión del Equipo de Iniciativas Hispanas Demócrata del Senado con más de 20 líderes comunitarios Latinos de todo el país. Algunas de las organizaciones presentes fueron la Agenda Nacional de Liderazgo Hispano (NHLA); el Consejo Nacional…

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