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Day June 9, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, June 09, 2009

H.J.Res.40, a joint resolution to honor the achievement and contributions of Native Americans to the United States; S.Res.176, a resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on United States policy during the political transition in Zimbabwe; S.Res.177, a resolution recognizing the 10th anniversary of the international Labor Organizations unanimous adoption of Convention 182, “Concerning the…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00205

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1246: Burr S.Amdt.1246; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Rejected (36-60, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00205

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1246: Burr S.Amdt.1246; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Rejected (36-60, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid Responds To McConnell Letter Regarding Sotomayor Confirmation Process

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid sent the following letter today to Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, responding to concerns about the process for confirming Supreme Court nominee, Judge Sonia Sotomayor.    Reid writes, “I appreciate that Senate Republicans are committed to a fair and respectful confirmation process for Judge Sotomayor.  I believe it is important…

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Senator Dodd Joins Physician And Victim Of High Health Care Costs To Discuss Health Care Reform

Washington, DC— Democratic Senator Chris Dodd joined Dr. Mohammad Akhter, Executive Director of the National Medical Association and Dana Tillman, a victim of the health care crisis, at a press conference this morning to discuss the economic impact of skyrocketing health care costs. Democrats are committed to reducing the cost of health care for families,…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Morning Business for up to 1 hour. Majority will control the first 30 minutes and the Republicans will control the second 30 minutes. Senators will be permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. 1256, Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. Time during any recess, adjournment, or period of morning business will count…

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