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Day August 4, 2009

Senate Roll Call Vote #00257

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1912: McCain S.Amdt.1912; To strike a provision relating to certain watershed and flood prevention operations.Result: Rejected (27-70, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]


Reid Statement Following White House Meeting To Discuss Health Insurance Reform

Washington, DC— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement this afternoon following the Senate Democratic Caucus meeting with President Obama to discuss health insurance reform: “We had a productive meeting this afternoon and greatly appreciate the President’s time and graciousness.  Both the President and the Senate have said from the start that we…


Reid: Senate Will Make History With Sotomayor Confirmation

Washington, DC— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid delivered the following remarks this morning on the floor of the U.S. Senate about nomination of Judge Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “Ten weeks ago today, President Obama made history when he nominated the nation’s first Hispanic to be…


El Senado Hará Historia Con La Confirmación De Sotomayor

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones esta mañana en el recinto del Senado sobre la nominación de la Jueza Sotomayor a la Corte Suprema de Justicia de los EE.UU. A continuación se presentan apartes de su discurso preparado: “Hace diez semanas, el Presidente Obama hizo historia al…


Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Resume consideration of H.R.2997, Agriculture Appropriations, with the time until 10:30am equally divided between the Managers and Senator McCain, or their designees. The filing deadline for second degree amendments is 10:15am. The following amendments fell on a point of order that the amendments are not germane: Murray #2225 (CRP) Nelson (FL) #2226 (Travel Policy) Coburn…