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Day November 17, 2009

Senate Roll Call Vote #00349

On the Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of David F. Hamilton, of Indiana, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit.Result: Agreed to (70-29, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00349

On the Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of David F. Hamilton, of Indiana, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit.Result: Agreed to (70-29, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00348

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.3082 As Amended; A bill making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (100-0, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00347

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2774: Motion to Table Inhofe Amdt. No 2774; To prohibit the use of funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act to construct or modify a facility in the United States or its territories to permanently or temporarily hold any individual held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.Result: Agreed to…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00348

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.3082 As Amended; A bill making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (100-0, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00347

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2774: Motion to Table Inhofe Amdt. No 2774; To prohibit the use of funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act to construct or modify a facility in the United States or its territories to permanently or temporarily hold any individual held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.Result: Agreed to…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00346

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2733: Johnson S.Amdt.2733; To increase by $50,000,000 the amount available for the Department of Veterans Affairs for minor construction projects for the purpose of converting unused Department of Veterans Affairs structures into housing with supportive services for homeless veterans, and to provide an offset.Result: Agreed to (98-1, 1 member not voting,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00346

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2733: Johnson S.Amdt.2733; To increase by $50,000,000 the amount available for the Department of Veterans Affairs for minor construction projects for the purpose of converting unused Department of Veterans Affairs structures into housing with supportive services for homeless veterans, and to provide an offset.Result: Agreed to (98-1, 1 member not voting,…

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Democratic Senators Discuss The Cost To The Middle Class If Congress Does Not Act To Pass Health Care Reform

Washington, DC— Democratic Senators Patty Murray, Ben Cardin, Amy Klobuchar, Kay Hagan, Ted Kaufman and Paul Kirk joined Cynthia and Eric Cathcart of Silver Spring, Maryland at a press conference today to discuss the need for action on health care reform and the devastating impact that health care costs are having on middle class families…

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Reid: Republican Doublespeak On Judicial Nominees Is Irresponsible

Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following remarks on the Senate floor this afternoon as Republicans continue to hold up the nomination of Judge David Hamilton to the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “In a few minutes, we will vote on…

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