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Day July 6, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, July 06, 2009

Confirmed Executive Calendar #197, Stephen Owens to be Assistant Adminstrator for Toxic Substances of the EPA Confirmed Executive Calendar #258, Daniel Ginsberg to be Assistant Secretary of the Air Force

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00217

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.2918 As Amended; A bill making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (67-25, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00216

On the Point of Order S.Amdt. 1365: Is it in order to offer the Amendment (S.Amdt.1365) to the Bill; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Not Sustained (70-23, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00215

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1366: McCain S.Amdt.1366; To strike the earmark for the Durham Museum in Omaha, Nebraska.Result: Rejected (31-61, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00217

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.2918 As Amended; A bill making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (67-25, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00216

On the Point of Order S.Amdt. 1365: Is it in order to offer the Amendment (S.Amdt.1365) to the Bill; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Not Sustained (70-23, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00215

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1366: McCain S.Amdt.1366; To strike the earmark for the Durham Museum in Omaha, Nebraska.Result: Rejected (31-61, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, July 06, 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 H.R.2918, Legislative Branch Appropriations. 5:30pm vote in relation to McCain amendment #1366. Upon disposition of McCain amendment, the Senate is expected to proceed to vote on final passage of the…

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Reid: Congress Must Act As Partners, Not Partisans, To Lower Health Care Costs

Washington, DC— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate to open the July work period. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:   “I want to welcome back my colleagues.  We are now closer to the end of this year than the beginning.  We…

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S. 1298, the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2010

Summary S.1298, the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act 2010, would appropriate $42.9 billion in discretionary budget authority for homeland security programs for Fiscal Year 2010.  This amount is $145 million below the President’s budget request, but would provide a $2.9 billion, or seven percent, increase over the amount appropriated for Fiscal Year 2009, excluding…

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