Senate Democrats

May 2009
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
« Apr   Jun »
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31  

Day May 19, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, May 19, 2009

By unanimous consent, the Managers’ amendment to H.R.627 was agreed to. Adopted S.Res.152, (Rules/Judiciary funding) The Senate agreed to the following amendments to H.R.2346 by unanimous consent: Inouye amendment #1137 (technical-Air Force) Passed Cal #49, H.R.131, Ronald Reagan Centennial Commission Act; Adopted Cal #56, S.Res.49, Public Diplomacy; Adopted S.Res.111, M.S. St. Louis; Adopted S.Res.154, National…

More

Senate Roll Call Vote #00195

On the Nomination: Confirmation of Gary Gensler, of Maryland, to be Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading CommissionResult: Confirmed (88-6, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

More

Senate Roll Call Vote #00195

On the Nomination: Confirmation of Gary Gensler, of Maryland, to be Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading CommissionResult: Confirmed (88-6, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

More

Senate Roll Call Vote #00194

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.627 As Amended; A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to establish fair and transparent practices relating to the extension of credit under an open end consumer credit plan, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (90-5, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

More

Senate Roll Call Vote #00193

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 1058: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Dodd S.Amdt.1058; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Agreed to (92-2, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

More

Senate Roll Call Vote #00194

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.627 As Amended; A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to establish fair and transparent practices relating to the extension of credit under an open end consumer credit plan, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (90-5, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

More

Senate Roll Call Vote #00193

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 1058: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Dodd S.Amdt.1058; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Agreed to (92-2, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

More

Senate Democrats Press for Flu Preparedness

For the past several years, Democrats have highlighted the need to prepare for the possibility of pandemic influenza and pushed the Bush Administration and past Republican-controlled Congresses to act.  Unfortunately, the Bush Administration and many Congressional Republicans were slow to respond and unconvinced of the urgent need to prepare the country for a public health…

More

Declaration de Reid Sobre Guantánamo

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy: “El Presidente George W. Bush, el Senador McCain, el Secretario Collin Powell, el Presidente Obama y yo, todos estamos de acuerdo— hay que cerrar a Guantánamo. La estrategia del Presidente Obama es responsable. El ha reunido un grupo de estudio…

More

Reid Statement On Guantanamo

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today:   “President George W. Bush, Senator John McCain, Secretary Colin Powell, President Obama and I all agree – Guantanamo must be closed.  President Obama’s approach is a responsible one.  He has convened a task force of military and security experts who will recommend how…

More