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Day October 8, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, October 08, 2009

Adopted S.Res.309 (Nevada Statehood) Adopted S.Res.310, National Day in Writing Confirmed the following nominations: Bartholomew Chilton to be a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Jill Sommers to be a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Scott D. O’Malia to be Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for the remainder of the…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00319

On the Motion to Recommit: Ensign Motion to Recommit to H.R.2847 to the Committee of Appropriations; A bill making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, and Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (33-65, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00318

On the Conference Report: Conference Report to Accompany H.R.2997; A bill making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (76-22, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00319

On the Motion to Recommit: Ensign Motion to Recommit to H.R.2847 to the Committee of Appropriations; A bill making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, and Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (33-65, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00318

On the Conference Report: Conference Report to Accompany H.R.2997; A bill making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (76-22, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00317

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2626: McCain S.Amdt.2626; To eliminate funding for Public Telecommunications Facilities, Planning and Construction.Result: Rejected (33-64, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00317

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2626: McCain S.Amdt.2626; To eliminate funding for Public Telecommunications Facilities, Planning and Construction.Result: Rejected (33-64, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Conference Report to H.R. 2997, the Agriculture Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill, 2010

Summary During the week of October 5 or October 12, the Senate is expected to consider the conference report to H.R.2997,theAgriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill, 2010.  This legislation provides appropriations for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and agencies including the Farm…

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Reid: Senate Republican Leadership Becoming More Isolated In Their Defense Of The Status Quo Health Insurance System

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following remarks this morning on the Senate floor.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “Since Harry Truman was President, Democrats have fought to make it more affordable to live a healthy life in America. Every day, we come closer to achieving that goal. “Yesterday was…

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Reid Appoints Murray To Chair US-China Inter-Parliamentary Group

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today regarding the appointment of Democratic Conference Secretary Patty Murray as Chair of the US-China Inter-Parliamentary Group (IPG): “Today, I appointed Senator Patty Murray as the Chair of the US-China Inter-Parliamentary Group (IPG).  In her role as Chair of the IPG, Senator Murray will meet…

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