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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, October 26, 2009

Passed S.1929, a bill to provide for an additional temporary extension of programs under the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958, and for other purposes. Adoped S.Res.321, a resolution commemorating the lives and work of Jesuit Fathers Ignacio Ellacuría, Ignacio Martin-Baró, Segundo Montes, Amanda López, Juan Ramon Moreno, Joaquín López…


Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, October 26, 2009

Morning Business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. As previously announced, there will be no roll call votes during Monday’s session of the Senate. During his opening statement this afternoon Senator Reid announced that in addition to considering the Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2009, he also hopes to…


Reid: Wall Street Excesses Show Disconnect With Main Street

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: “The global economic crisis is a complicated one.  It was born of both brazen, unabashed abuses and elaborate schemes alike.  It brought complex concepts like ‘mortgage-backed securities’ and ‘credit default swaps’…