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Day November 5, 2009

Senate Roll Call Vote #00338

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2669: Motion to Table Graham S.Amdt.2669; To prohibit the use of funds for the prosecution in Article III courts of the United States of individuals involved in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.Result: Agreed to (54-45, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00337

On the Motion S.Amdt. 2667: Motion to Waive Section 302(F) of CBA re: Coburn S.Amdt.2667; To reduce waste and abuse at the Department of Commerce.Result: Rejected (42-57, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00336

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2631: Coburn Amdt. No 2631.; To redirect funding of the National Science Foundation toward practical scientific researchResult: Rejected (36-62, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00335

On the Motion: Upon Reconsideration Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Reported 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: Agreed to (60-39, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00335

On the Motion: Upon Reconsideration Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Reported 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: Agreed to (60-39, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid da Bienvenida a los Grammy Latinos 2009 y a la Farándula Hispana

Washington, DC – El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hoy hizo las siguientes declaraciones en anticipación a los Premios Latin Grammy 2009, que serán transmitidos en vivo esta noche por Univisión. Esta es la segunda vez que Las Vegas es el anfitrión de este programa de premiaciones, el cual ha generado más…

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Leahy, Insurance Competition Expert Discuss Importance Of Increasing Competition As An Integral Element Of Health Care Reform

Washington, DC—Senator Patrick Leahy joined David Balto, a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress and former policy director for the Bureau of Competition at the Federal Trade Commission, on a conference call this afternoon to discuss the need for increasing competition in the health care industry through the elimination of the antitrust exemption…

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The Recovery Act is Creating Jobs and Making a Difference in the States (State-by-State Fact Sheets)

Earlier this year, the Democratic Congress worked with President Obama to enact the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (the Recovery Act) in an effort to rescue, rebuild, and strengthen our struggling national economy.  Eight years of failed fiscal policies and misguided economic priorities had left our national economy on the brink of disaster, and now…

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La Ayuda va en Camino para Estadounidenses Desempleados

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hoy hizo las siguientes declaraciones después de que la Cámara de Representantes aprobara un proyecto de ley para extender los beneficios de desempleo y el crédito tributario para compradores de vivienda. Entre los hispanos el desempleo se situó en 12,7%  durante el mes de septiembre:  …

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Reid: Relief Is On The Way For Out-Of-Work Americans After House Passage Of Unemployment Insurance Legislation

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the House passed unemployment insurance legislation which included an extension of the Homebuyer Tax Credit:   “Relief is on the way to millions of American families who are struggling to find work in our recovering economy.  With today’s action by the House, we…

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