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Month April 2009

Senate Roll Call Vote #00173

On the Conference Report: Conference Report to Accompany S.Con.Res.13; An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2010, revising the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal year 2009, and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2011 through 2014.Result: Agreed to (53-43, 3 members not…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00173

On the Conference Report: Conference Report to Accompany S.Con.Res.13; An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2010, revising the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal year 2009, and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2011 through 2014.Result: Agreed to (53-43, 3 members not…

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Reid Remarks On President Obama’s First 100 Days

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following remarks today at a press conference with Congressional Democratic leaders on the progress made in President Obama’s first 100 days in office and the accomplishments of the 111th Congress. Click here for a video of the accomplishments in the 111th Congress. Below are his remarks as…

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100 Days into the 111th Congress’s Partnership with President Obama, the Nation is Moving in the Right Direction

Today, April 29, marks the 100th day of the Obama Administration.  This moment provides an opportunity to reflect on the President and Congress’s progress and, more importantly, the direction of the nation.  So far, the news is good:  Americans are feeling more confident than they have been in years about the direction in which our…

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Reid Statement On Israeli Independence Day

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on Yom Ha’atzmaut, the 61st anniversary of Israel’s independence:   “Today we celebrate 61 years since the establishment of Israeli independence and 61 years of unwavering U.S.-Israeli friendship.  The vibrant Jewish community that calls Nevada home and Americans everywhere thank Israel for the contributions…

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Reid: Budget Will Strengthen Economy And Middle Class

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the U.S. Senate passed the FY2010 budget conference report.  The House of Representatives passed the same earlier in the day:   “Our budget is a responsible blueprint for rebuilding America’s economy and strengthening the middle class.  This is about much more than a…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Morning Business for up to 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 final 30 minutes. Conference report to accompany S.Con.Res.13, the concurrent resolution on the Budget. The Senate is in a period of morning business…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00172

On the Nomination: Confirmation Kathleen Sebelius, of Kansas, to be Secretary of Health and Human ServicesResult: Confirmed (65-31, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00172

On the Nomination: Confirmation Kathleen Sebelius, of Kansas, to be Secretary of Health and Human ServicesResult: Confirmed (65-31, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00171

On Passage of the Bill: S.386 as Amended; An Act to improve enforcement of mortgage fraud, securities and commodities fraud, financial institution fraud, and other frauds related to Federal assistance and relief programs, for the recovery of funds lost to these frauds, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (92-4, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click…

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