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Day October 13, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Adopted the House message to accompany H.R.1016, Veterans Health Care Budget Reform & Transparency Act S.1510, US Secret Service Uniformed Division Modernization Act S.846, Congressional Gold Medal to Dr. Muhammad Yunus S.Res.295, designating Octber 13, 2009 as “National Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day” S.Res.313, supporting the goals & ideals of Red Ribbon Week 2009 Confirmed…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00320

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Committee Substitute to H.R.2847; 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 (56-38, 6 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00320

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Committee Substitute to H.R.2847; 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 (56-38, 6 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Morning Business until 3:00pm. 3:00pm, resume H.R.2847, Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations.

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Reid: Senate Republicans Are More Interested In Blocking Important Legislation Than Governing

Washington, DC— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement this evening in response to Republican efforts to block passage of Commerce, Justice and Science (CJS) appropriations legislation and an extension of unemployment benefits: “Last week, Republicans blocked a much-needed extension of unemployment benefits, and they repeated those tactics again today while managing to…

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Reid Statement On Finance Committee Passage Of Health Insurance Reform Proposal

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today upon the news that the Finance Committee voted to pass the committee’s health insurance reform proposal: “I am pleased that the Senate Finance Committee voted today to pass their health insurance reform proposal.  This represents another critical step toward bringing real change to our…

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Reid: Los Republicanos del Senado Están Más Interesados en Bloquear Legislación Importante que Gobernar

Washington, DC – El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones esta noche después de que los republicanos bloquearan la aprobación del proyecto de ley de adjudicaciones de Comercio, Justicia y Ciencias (CJS, por sus siglas en inglés) y la extensión de los beneficios para desempleados: “La semana pasada los…

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Reid sobre la Aprobación de Propuesta de Reforma a los Seguros de Salud del Comité de Finanzas

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones después de enterarse que el Comité de Finanzas aprobó 14-9 el proyecto de ley para reformar los seguros médicos: “Felicito muy efusivamente al Comité de Finanzas del Senado por haber aprobado su propuesta para reformar nuestro sistema de seguros médicos. Esto…

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Reid: Reform Means Hope For Those With Preventable Ailments

Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following remarks on the Senate floor this afternoon.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “M. President, is there anything more tragic than a preventable catastrophe?  What is more shameful than having the ability to stop disaster, but not using that power?   “Ancient and recent…

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