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Day February 27, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, February 27, 2009

The Senate confirms all nominations on the Secretary’s desk; Capt. Brian P. Monahan to be Rear Admiral; and Rear Adm. (lh) Michael A. Brown to be Rear Admiral S.Res.58, School Social Work Week S.Res.59, National Assoc of Junior Auxiliary Day


Senate Democratic Leaders, In Letter To McConnell, Urge Republicans Not To Bet Against America’s Economic Future

Washington,DC—The Senate Democratic Leadership sent a letter today to Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, urging him to work with Senate Democrats as we confront the most severe economic crises in generations.  Despite Democrats’ good-faith efforts to include Republican ideas and amendments in the economic recovery package, only three out of 219 Congressional Republicans voted for…


Reid Statement on President Obama’s Iraq Plan

Washington,DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after President Obama announced a plan to draw down American forces inIraq, bringing combat brigades home by August 31, 2010, with training and advisory forces remaining through the end of 2011: “President Obama and his bipartisan national security team are putting in place a sound…


Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, February 27, 2009

At 9:30am, the Senate will be in a period of morning business with Senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. There will be no Roll Call Votes today.