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Day May 1, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, May 01, 2009

Confirmed the following nominations: Peter Kover, Assistant Secretary HUD; John Trasvina, Assistant Secretary HUD; Helen Kanovsky, General Counsel HUD; David Cohen, Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing, Treasury; Russlynn, Assistant Secretary, Civil Rights, Education Department; Carmel Martin, Assistant Secretary, Planning, Education Department; Charles Rose, General Counsel, Education Department; Peter Cunningham, Assistant Secretary, Communications Outreach, Education Department;…


Declaración de Reid Sobre Retiro de Juez de la Corte Suprema David Souter

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry hizo las siguientes declaraciones sobre el retiro del Juez de la Corte Suprema David Souter: “El Juez Souter ha sido un poderoso defensor de nuestros derechos constitucionales durante las dos décadas en que le ha servido a nuestro país. Confío en que el Presidente Obama nombrara…


Reid, Pelosi: Capitol Power Plant To End Burning Of Coal; Only To Be Used As Emergency Backup

Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi today announced that the Capitol Power Plant will improve air quality in the District of Columbia and reduce the carbon pollution impact of Congress by using natural gas as the sole fuel source for steam used at the Capitol complex to heat…


Reid Statement On Retirement Of Justice David Souter From U.S. Supreme Court

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the decision by Justice David Souter to retire from the U.S. Supreme Court:   “Justice Souter has been a powerful defender of our constitutional rights over his two decades of service to the nation. I am confident President Obama will name a well-qualified…


Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, May 01, 2009

Resume consideration of S.896, the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009. There will be no roll call votes during today’s session of the Senate.