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Day July 23, 2009

Senate Roll Call Vote #00242

On Passage of the Bill: S.1390 As Amended; An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2010 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (87-7, 6 members…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00242

On Passage of the Bill: S.1390 As Amended; An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2010 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (87-7, 6 members…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, July 23, 2009

Passed H.J.Res.56, Burma Sanctions The Kyl amendment #1760 (bilateral arms control), as amended by Kyl amendment #1807, was agreed to by unanimous consent. The following amendments agreed to in the Managers’ package: Reid (Air America) #1481 Shaheen (Suicide) #1621, as modified Feingold-Murkowski (Injured Reservists) #1675 McCain (US-Iraq cooperation) #1700 Voinovich (NG partnership) #1680 Brownback (Iran…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00241

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1525: Isakson S.Amdt.1525; To repeal the sunset of authority to provide fire resistant rayon fiber for the production of uniforms from foreign sources.Result: Rejected (40-54, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00241

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1525: Isakson S.Amdt.1525; To repeal the sunset of authority to provide fire resistant rayon fiber for the production of uniforms from foreign sources.Result: Rejected (40-54, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00240

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1767: Bayh S.Amdt.1767; To provide for the continued development of a competitive propulsion system for the Joint Strike Fighter program and additional amounts, with an offset, for UH-1Y/AH-1Z rotary wing aircraft and Joint Strike Fighter program management reserves.Result: Rejected (38-59, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00240

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1767: Bayh S.Amdt.1767; To provide for the continued development of a competitive propulsion system for the Joint Strike Fighter program and additional amounts, with an offset, for UH-1Y/AH-1Z rotary wing aircraft and Joint Strike Fighter program management reserves.Result: Rejected (38-59, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Sotomayor: Chamber Of Commerce Endorses Nomination

Support For Sotomayor Chamber of Commerce and Labor Lawyers Join Law Enforcement, Civil Rights Groups and More to Endorse Nominee Associate Supreme Court Justice nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor has received support from national law enforcement organizations, civil rights organizations, bar associations, business organizations, and law practitioners across the country.  On Thursday, the U.S. Chamber of…

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Reid Statement On Passage Of Defense Authorization Bill

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement tonight after the passage of the Department of Defense Authorization Bill: “I am pleased Congress continues to demonstrate support for our troops with forward-thinking, bipartisan legislation like we passed tonight.  I thank Chairman Levin for his leadership in ushering this bill through the Senate to…

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Declaración De Reid Sobre El Proyecto De Ley De Adjudicaciones Para El Departamento De Defensa

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones anoche después de que se aprobara el proyecto de ley de Adjudicaciones para el Departamento de Defensa: “Estoy complacido de que el Congreso siga demostrando su apoyo a nuestro tropas mediante esta legislación bipartidista y progresista que aprobamos esta noche. Le…

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