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Day June 18, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, June 18, 2009

Passed S.Con.Res.26, a concurrent resolution relating to slavery, by voice vote. Adopted S.Res.153, Restitution or compensation for property seized during the Nazi and Communist eras Adopted S.Res.23, Prague conference on Holocaust Era assets Adopted S.Res.192, Mongolia

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00210

On the Conference Report: Conference Report to Accompany H.R.2346; A bill making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (91-5, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00210

On the Conference Report: Conference Report to Accompany H.R.2346; A bill making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (91-5, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00209

On the Motion: Motion to Waive All Applicable Points of Order Under Rule 44 on Conference Report on H.R.2346; A bill making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (60-36, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00209

On the Motion: Motion to Waive All Applicable Points of Order Under Rule 44 on Conference Report on H.R.2346; A bill making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (60-36, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Senate Democrats Giving Troops The Tools They Need To Do Their Jobs And Make America Safer

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the Senate passed the Conference Report on the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill:   “Our brave troops – including the nearly 1,000 men and women from Nevada serving in Iraq, Afghanistan and here at home – give their all every day.  All they ask…

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Reid: Senate Republicans Must Put Our Troops’ Needs Ahead Of Partisan Games

Washington, DC— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:   “In the last Congress, we heard our colleagues say things like, ‘I cannot understand how we can claim to support our troops and yet put them in…

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Reid Statement On Senate Resolution Apologizing For Slavery And Segregation

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the Senate passed a resolution apologizing for the enslavement and racial segregation of African Americans:   “In the nearly 150 years since the Emancipation Proclamation, America has taken serious and sincere steps to heal the deep wounds of one of history’s greatest crimes…

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Reid: It Is Time To Get Serious About Health Care Reform

Washington, DC— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement this morning on the floor of the U.S. Senate. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:   “If you will indulge me, it appears appropriate and necessary to briefly summarize the sorry state of health care in America today.   Nearly 50 million…

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Los Demócratas del Senado le Proveen a las Tropas las Herramientas Necesarias Para Hacer sus Trabajos y Mantener al País Seguro

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones después de que el Senado aprobara la conciliación de un Proyecto de Adjudicaciones de Emergencia: “Nuestras valientes tropas— incluyendo los casi 1.000 hombres y mujeres de Nevada prestando servicio en Irak, Afganistán y aquí en casa— se esfuerzan a diario. Todo lo…

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