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Month June 2009

Senate Roll Call Vote #00211

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 1347: Motion to Invoke Cloture on Dorgan S.Amdt.1347; Of a perfecting nature.Result: Rejected (53-34, 12 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00211

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 1347: Motion to Invoke Cloture on Dorgan S.Amdt.1347; Of a perfecting nature.Result: Rejected (53-34, 12 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, June 22, 2009

Morning Business for 1 hour with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. Following Morning Business, the Senate will resume consideration of cal. #71, S.1023, the Travel Promotion Act of 2009. The filing deadline for 1st degree amendments is 3:30pm Monday. The time from 4:30 until 5:30pm will be equally divided and…

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Reid: Republicanos Bloquean Proyecto de Ley Bipartidista Que Generaría Empleos y Reduciría el Déficit

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones después de que los Republicanos bloquearan el Acta para Promover el Turismo, un proyecto de ley bipartidista que generaría miles de empleos y eliminaría cientos millones de dólares del déficit: “Esto es el colmo de la obstrucción y va de la…

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Reid: Tobacco Law Will Save Kids’ Lives

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after President Obama signed into law the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act: “I commend the President for signing into law a bill that will save lives and strengthen our nation’s future.   “We are keeping America’s children and families healthier and keeping…

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Reid Statement On Republican Blockage Of Bipartisan Bill That Would Create Jobs, Reduce Deficit

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after Republicans blocked the bipartisan Travel Promotion Act, which would create tens of thousands of jobs and shave hundreds of millions of dollars off our deficit:    “This is obstructionism at its best, and it follows what the Republicans have admitted they want to…

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Republican Partisan Games Continue To Stand In The Way Of Economic Recovery

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:   “Later today, Democrats will try to move forward on a bill sponsored by both Democrats and Republicans that creates jobs at a time when we need them…

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Reid: Ley de Tabaco le Salvara la Vida a Muchos Niños

Washington, DC— El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones después de que el Presidente Obama promulgara el Acta Familiar de Prevención para  Fumadores y el Control de Tabaco: “Felicito al Presidente por promulgar una ley que salvará vidas y mejorará el futuro de nuestro país.   “Estamos conservando la…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, June 19, 2009

Passed S.814, Prisons Adopted S.Res.182, Albania Adopted S.Res.193, Iran Adopted S.Res.196, Freedom of the Pres, Iran Adopted S.Res.197, Archives S.Res.198, Juneteenth Confirmed the following Executive nominations: Rand Beers Catherine Zoi William Brinkman Anne Castle Howard Koh Laurie Mikva Martha Kanter Jane Oates Herbert Allison Jeffrey Zients Andrew Shapiro Eric Schwartz Bonnie Jenkins Eric Goosby Zachery…

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Reid: Americans Cannot Afford Another Year Without 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:   “As the debate escalates over the best way to ease the crushing burden of health care, it is easy to become sidetracked by misrepresentations, distracted by…

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