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Day August 3, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, August 03, 2009

Adopted S.Res.200, National Childhood Cancer Awareness Week Adopted S.Res.234, National Airborne Day Adopted S.Res.236, commemorating the 175th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the British Empire on August 1, 1834

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00256

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1910: McCain S.Amdt.1910; To strike a setaside for certain grants authorized under the Rural Electrification Act.Result: Rejected (41-55, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00255

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 1908: Motion to Invoke cloture on the Kohl S.Amdt.1908; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Agreed to (83-11, 6 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00256

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1910: McCain S.Amdt.1910; To strike a setaside for certain grants authorized under the Rural Electrification Act.Result: Rejected (41-55, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00255

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 1908: Motion to Invoke cloture on the Kohl S.Amdt.1908; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Agreed to (83-11, 6 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, August 03, 2009

Morning business for one hour with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business (around 3:10pm), the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.2997, the Agriculture Appropriations bill. 3:30pm filing deadline for all first degree amendments to the Kohl substitute amendment #1908/H.R.2997.

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Reid: Republican Scare Tactics Distract From Serious Debate About Health Insurance Reform

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following remarks on the floor of the U.S. Senate today.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “M. President, the American people wake up every morning worrying about very real problems.  They go to bed every night with very real concerns. “They worry about the agonizing…

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Reid: Las Tácticas De Miedo De Los Republicanos Distraen Del Serio Debate Sobre La Reforma De Salud

Washington, DC— El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy en la cumbre del Senado de los EE.UU. A continuación se presentan apartes su discurso preparado:  “Sr. presidente, el pueblo estadounidense se levanta todas las mañanas y se acuestan todas las noches preocupado por problemas reales. “Se preocupan sobre…

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