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Day September 9, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Passed H.R.1243, Arnold Palmer Adopted S.Res.257, Majority party committee assignments

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00273

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of Cass R. Sunstein, to be Administrator of the Office of Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and BudgetResult: Agreed to (63-35, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00272

On Passage of the Bill: S.1023 As Amended; A bill to establish a non-profit corporation to communicate United States entry policies and otherwise promote leisure, business, and scholarly travel to the United States.Result: Passed (79-19, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00273

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of Cass R. Sunstein, to be Administrator of the Office of Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and BudgetResult: Agreed to (63-35, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00272

On Passage of the Bill: S.1023 As Amended; A bill to establish a non-profit corporation to communicate United States entry policies and otherwise promote leisure, business, and scholarly travel to the United States.Result: Passed (79-19, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid Statement In Response To President Obama’s Address To Congress

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement tonight in response to President Obama’s address to a joint session of Congress: “I applaud President Obama for laying out a clear and concise vision of what health insurance reform will mean for America: stability and security for those who have insurance today and affordable…

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Reid Remarks At 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following remarks today at the Congressional September 11th Remembrance Ceremony. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “The solemn anniversary we remember this week has no parallel in our lifetime.   “We lost more loved ones on that one morning than the number of mornings that…

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Reid: Travel Bill Is Welcome Relief For Domestic Tourism Industry

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today in response to the Senate passage of the Travel Promotion Bill: “Not only is Nevada open for business, but our country is ready to welcome and accommodate global tourists.  In these difficult economic times, the travel industry has been deeply affected and this bill…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Period of morning business for 1 hour with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each, with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1023, the Travel Promotion Act, post-cloture. All time during adjournment, recess, or period of…

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