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Day November 9, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, November 09, 2009

Adopted H.Con.Res.210, Adjournment Resolution Passed the following Postal Naming bills: H.R.955 H.R.1516 H.R.1713 H.R.2004 H.R.2215 H.R.2760 H.R.2972 H.R.3119 H.R.3386 H.R.3547 Passed S.1825, a bill to extend the authority for relocation expenses test programs for Federal employees (with a Lieberman amendment) Adopted S.Res.312, expressing the sense of the Senate on empowering and strengthening the USAID (with…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00343

On the Nomination: Confirmation Charlene Edwards Honeywell, of Florida, to be U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of FloridaResult: Confirmed (88-0, 12 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00342

On the Nomination: Confirmation Andre M. Davis, of Maryland, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fourth CircuitResult: Confirmed (72-16, 12 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00343

On the Nomination: Confirmation Charlene Edwards Honeywell, of Florida, to be U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of FloridaResult: Confirmed (88-0, 12 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00342

On the Nomination: Confirmation Andre M. Davis, of Maryland, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fourth CircuitResult: Confirmed (72-16, 12 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, November 09, 2009

Morning Business until 3:00pm with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 3:00pm, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.3082, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations. Senators are encouraged to come to the floor to offer and debate their amendments to the bill. At 4:30pm, the Senate will proceed to…

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Democratic Senators Discuss Obstruction Of Veteran Health Care Bill

Washington, DC—DemocraticSenators Daniel Akaka, Jon Tester and Mark Begich held a press conference today to discuss legislation to improve health care services to America’s veterans. A single Republican Senator is obstructing efforts to pass the bipartisan Caregiver and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2009.  Among other things, the legislation will provide benefits to caregivers…

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Unexpected Guest, “Dr. No,” Blocks Veterans Bill

Democratic Senators Daniel Akaka, Jon Tester and Mark Begich held a press conference today calling on Republican Senator Tom Coburn to release his hold on a veterans’ health bill. The bill offers assistance and improves benefits to wounded veterans and their caregivers. In addition, the legislation will provide assistance to caregivers who, at times, have to…

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Declaraciones de Reid sobre la Tragedia en la Base Militar Fort Hood

Washington, D.C.—El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones en el recinto del Senado esta tarde. A continuación, apartes de su discurso preparado: “Nuestra nación se viste de luto cada vez que un estadounidense en las fuerzas armadas fallece. Hoy, estamos especialmente conmovidos por la tragedia de la semana pasada en Texas. El…

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Reid Remarks On Tragedy At Fort Hood Military Base

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: “Our nation mourns every death of an American service member.  We grieve alongside the families who sacrifice so much while their loved ones serve, and hurt even more when loved ones…

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