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Day October 7, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Passed S.942, Prevent Abuse of Government Charge Cards Passed H.R.1037, Veterans’ Insurance and Benefits Enhancement Act of 2009, as amended with the text of S.728, as amended with Akaka amendment to the committee substitute amendment Adopted S.Res.308, Runaway Prevention Month Confirmed Paul Fishman, U.S. Attorney for New Jersey

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00316

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2630: Motion to Table Vitter S.Amdt.2630; To prohibit funds from being used in contravention of section 642(a) of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996.Result: Agreed to (61-38, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00316

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2630: Motion to Table Vitter S.Amdt.2630; To prohibit funds from being used in contravention of section 642(a) of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996.Result: Agreed to (61-38, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid Sobre Proyección del Costo de la Reforma a los Seguros Médicos

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy al enterarse que la Oficina Congresional para el Presupuesto (CBO, por sus siglas en inglés) haya calculado el costo de la propuesta para la reforma a los seguros médicos del Comité de Finanzas: “Las noticia del CBO es otro paso…

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Conference Report to H.R. 3183, the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010

Summary During the week of October 12, the Senate is expected to consider the conference report to H.R.3183, the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010.  H.R.3183 would appropriate $33.98 billion in non-emergency discretionary spending.  This amount is $936 million below the President’s budget request and $357 million above the Fiscal Year…

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Reid Sobre el Octavo Aniversario de la Guerra en Afganistan

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo hoy las siguientes declaraciones en conmemoración del 8vo aniversario del conflicto en Afganistán: “Hoy que se cumplen ocho años de nuestra presencia en Afganistán, las primeras personas en las que pienso son las miles de familias militares a lo largo y ancho de nuestra…

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Reid Statement On The 8th Anniversary Of The War In Afghanistan

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today to mark the 8th anniversary of U.S. involvement in Afghanistan: “As we mark eight years of involvement in Afghanistan, the first people I think of are the thousands of military families across the country, many of them in my home state of Nevada.  I…

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Reid Statement On White House Meeting To Discuss Job Creation Efforts

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today following his White House meeting with the President to discuss ways to spur job creation: “Today’s meeting with the President reinforces our shared commitment to creating more jobs and providing relief to the millions of Americans who are out of work.  President Obama inherited…

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Democratic Senators, Consumer Advocate Discuss Continued Republican Support Of Health Care Status Quo

Washington, DC—U.S. Senators Jack Reed, Debbie Stabenow and Robert Menendez joined Jim Guest of the Consumers Union at a press conference this morning to discuss the urgent need for health insurance reform and Republican support for the status quo.   Democrats have offered a plan to help fix our ailing health-insurance system in a cost-effective…

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Declaración de Reid Sobre Reunión en la Casa Blanca sobre Generación de Empleos

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy después de su reunión en la Casa Blanca con el Presidente Obama para buscar métodos de generación de empleo: “La reunión de hoy con el Presidente refuerza nuestro compromiso común de generar más empleos y darle alivio a los millones…

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