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Day July 22, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, July 21, 2009

The following amendments were agreed to en bloc: Pryor #1472 -nanotechnology reports Burr #1518 – barracks initiative Burris #1569–vegetative encroachment Gregg #1553-Pease AFB Pryor #1471 North Little Rock Dorgan #1512- database Bingaman #1473 energy pensions disclosure Bingaman ##1561 EOICPA Burr # 1520 permanently incapacitated Nelson-Graham #1600 DDESS school Nelson-Graham #1555 GAO/Impact Aid Ensign #1488 Special…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00239

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1597: Brownback S.Amdt.1597; To express the sense of the Senate that the Secretary of State should redesignate North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism.Result: Rejected (43-54, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00238

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1761: Kerry S.Amdt.1761; To express the sense of the Senate that the United States should fully enforce existing sanctions, and should explore additional sanctions, with respect to North Korea and to require a review to determine whether North Korea should be re-listed as a state sponsor of terrorism.Result: Agreed to (66-31,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00239

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1597: Brownback S.Amdt.1597; To express the sense of the Senate that the Secretary of State should redesignate North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism.Result: Rejected (43-54, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00238

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1761: Kerry S.Amdt.1761; To express the sense of the Senate that the United States should fully enforce existing sanctions, and should explore additional sanctions, with respect to North Korea and to require a review to determine whether North Korea should be re-listed as a state sponsor of terrorism.Result: Agreed to (66-31,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00237

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1618: Thune S.Amdt.1618; To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to allow citizens who have concealed carry permits from the State in which they reside to carry concealed firearms in another State that grants concealed carry permits, if the individual complies with the laws of the State.Result: Rejected…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00237

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1618: Thune S.Amdt.1618; To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to allow citizens who have concealed carry permits from the State in which they reside to carry concealed firearms in another State that grants concealed carry permits, if the individual complies with the laws of the State.Result: Rejected…

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Reid: Republican Support Of Status Quo Will Do Nothing To Fix Broken Health Care System

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:   “The choices in this health care debate should be about which ideas contain the best solutions to fix a severely broken system.   “The choices in…

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Reid: Los Republicanos Usan Las Mismas Jugadas De Siempre Para Bloquear Reforma De Salud

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones en respuesta a los comentarios sobre la reforma de salud de los líderes republicanos Mitch McConnell, del Senado, y John Boehner, de la Cámara de Representantes: “Parece que ahora el partido del ‘no’ ahora está completamente en reversa. Los estadounidenses están…

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Reid: Republicans Are Trying To Use The Same Old Playbook To Delay And Deny Health Care Reform

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement in response to Minority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Boehner comments on health care reform: “It seems lately that the Party of ‘No’ has also become a party stuck in reverse.  The American people have seen this tired Republican playbook at work before and have…

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