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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

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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…

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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…

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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.

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