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Day June 25, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, June 25, 2009

Passed S.1358, Patent and Trademark S.Res.190, National Men’s Health Week S.Res.199, recognizing the contributions of the recreational boating community and the boating industry to the continuing prosperity of the United States. S.Con.Res.31, Adjournment Resolution Confirmed the following nominations: Lawrence Strickling–Asst Secty (Communications) Mercedes Marquez–Asst Secty HUD Robert Litt–General Counsel-DNI Stephen Preston–General Counsel-CIA Ellen Tauscher–Under Secty…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00214

On the Motion: Motion to Table Motion to Commit H.R.2918 to the Committee on Appropriations with Instructions; A bill making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (65-31, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00214

On the Motion: Motion to Table Motion to Commit H.R.2918 to the Committee on Appropriations with Instructions; A bill making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (65-31, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00213

On the Nomination: Nomination of Harold Hongju Koh, of Connecticut, to be Legal Adviser of the Department of StateResult: Confirmed (62-35, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00213

On the Nomination: Nomination of Harold Hongju Koh, of Connecticut, to be Legal Adviser of the Department of StateResult: Confirmed (62-35, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Las Inversiones En La Prevención Y El Bienestar Diario Reducen Los Costos De La Salud Para Las Familias Estadounidenses

Washington, DC— El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy en el recinto del Senado. Abajo continúan apartes de su discurso tal como fue preparado para presentación: “Los aplastantes costos del cuidado de salud están dejando a un sinnúmero de familias sin seguro médico o muy poca cobertura para…

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Reid Felicita A Obama Por Convocar Reunión De Congresistas Sobre Reforma Migratoria

Washington, D.C. – El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones después de que el Presidente Barack Obama, el Vicepresidente Joe Biden y otros oficiales de alto rango en la administración se reunieran con un grupo bipartidista de legisladores para hablar sobre la reforma migratoria: “Felicito al Presidente Obama por…

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Statement From Senate Leaders On Judge Kent Resignation Letter

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following statement today following the submission of a letter of resignation from Judge Samuel Kent of Texas:   “After being served with a summons to file an answer to the articles of impeachment, Judge Kent signed a letter of resignation effective…

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Reid: Investments In Prevention And Wellness Will Bring Down Health Care Costs For American Families

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:   “Crushing health care costs leave so many families uninsured or underinsured, and drive far too many into bankruptcy or foreclosure.   “When we discuss our country’s…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, June 25, 2009

Morning Business for 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 second 30 minutes. The Senate considered the nomination of Harold Koh to be Legal Advisor for the State Department. The Senate is considering H.R.2918, Legislative…

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