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Day October 22, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, October 22, 2009

Passed H.R.1209, Medal of HOnor Commemorative Coin Act Passed H.R.Res.26, a joint resolution proclaiming Casimir Pulaski to be an honorary citizen of the United States posthumously

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00327

On the Conference Report: Conference Report to Accompany H.R.2647; The title was amended in conference to read as follows: “to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2010 for military activities of the Department of Defense, to prescribe military personnel strengths for fiscal year 2010, and for other purposes”.Result: Agreed to (68-29, 3 members not voting, 1/2…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00327

On the Conference Report: Conference Report to Accompany H.R.2647; The title was amended in conference to read as follows: “to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2010 for military activities of the Department of Defense, to prescribe military personnel strengths for fiscal year 2010, and for other purposes”.Result: Agreed to (68-29, 3 members not voting, 1/2…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00326

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Conference Report to Accompany H.R.2647; The title was amended in conference to read as follows: “to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2010 for military activities of the Department of Defense, to prescribe military personnel strengths for fiscal year 2010, and for other purposes”.Result: Agreed to…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00326

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Conference Report to Accompany H.R.2647; The title was amended in conference to read as follows: “to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2010 for military activities of the Department of Defense, to prescribe military personnel strengths for fiscal year 2010, and for other purposes”.Result: Agreed to…

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Reid Statement On White House Meeting To Discuss Health Insurance Reform

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement this evening at the conclusion of his meeting at the White House to discuss the merger of the Senate health insurance reform proposal: “Today’s meeting was a continuation of the productive health insurance reform conversations we have had in the Senate throughout the week.  I…

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Reid Spokesman: Opponents Of Reform Getting Mixed Signals From Their Friends In The Insurance Industry At The Same Event

Washington, DC—Spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Jim Manley, released the following statement today after the trade association for the insurance industry expressed their support for reform publicly while, behind closed doors, a top lobbyist instructed supporters of the status quo on Capitol Hill to not give “comfort to the enemy”: “Opponents of reform…

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Reid: Senate Republicans Vote Against Critical Support For Troops In Futile Attempt To Defeat Hate Crimes Legislation

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today after Senate Republicans voted overwhelmingly against the conference report for the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010.  Senate Democrats were able to defeat Republican attempts to block this important legislation: “I am pleased that today we were able to move the conference…

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Aprobación del Proyecto de Autorización Fiscal de Defensa Apoya a las Tropas y Crea Nuevas Protecciones Contra los Crímenes de Odio

Washington, DC – El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones esta tarde luego de que el Senado aprobara el proyecto de Autorización Fiscal para la Defensa Nacional del 2010, el cual incluye la Ley de Prevención de Crímenes de Odio Matthew Shepard. De acuerdo al FBI, los crímenes de…

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Declaración de Reid Sobre Reunión en la Casa Blanca Acerca de la Reforma a los Seguros Médicos

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones esta noche después de su reunión en la Casa Blanca sobre la fusión de las propuestas del Senado para reformar los seguros médicos:   “La reunión de hoy fue una continuación de las discusiones productivas que hemos venido teniendo en el…

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