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Month November 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Saturday, November 21, 2009

S.1472, the Human Rights Enforcement Act S.Res.359, Majority Party committee appointment S.Res.360, honoring the Prime Minister of India Confirmed the following Executive Calendar Items: #532, Kenyen Brown, US Atty, Southern District of AL #533, Stephanie Rose, US Atty, Northern District of IA #534, Nicholas Klinefeldt, US Atty, Southern District of IA #553, Chistina Reiss, US…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00353

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R.3590; An act entitled The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.Result: Agreed to (60-39, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00353

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R.3590; An act entitled The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.Result: Agreed to (60-39, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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H.R. 3590, the legislative vehicle for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2009

Summary The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will ensure that all Americans have access to quality, affordable health care and will create the transformation within the health care system necessary to contain costs.  The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has determined that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is fully paid for, will provide…

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Reid: Moving To Debate On Senate Health Proposal Shows The American People We’re Serious About Reform

Washington, DC— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following remarks this evening on the Senate floor about tonight’s procedural vote on health insurance reform legislation.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:   For two hundred years we have styled ourselves the world’s greatest deliberative body.  Deliberation necessarily implies discussion, and great issues…

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Momentum Continues To Grow In Support Of The Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act

Washington, DC – Numerous medical professional, public interest groups and editorial boards have voiced their support to proceed to debate of the Senate health insurance reform legislation, The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. These organizations recognize that the proposal saves lives and saves money.  It is a pro-consumer, pro-patient bill that will make health…

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Health Reform Process Has Been Transparent

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Reid: Supporters Of Reform Can See The Finish Line But Much Work Lies Ahead

Washington, DC— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following remarks at a press conference this evening after the Senate voted to move to debate the Democratic health insurance reform proposal that was introduced earlier this week.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:   “I want to commend the Senators who showed tonight…

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Reid: Abrir el Debate Sobre la Propuesta de Salud Demuestra que Tomamos la Reforma en Serio

Washington, DC— El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid ofreció el siguiente discurso esta noche en el recinto del Senado antes del voto que permitirá que se abra el debate sobre la reforma a los seguros de salud. El voto fue 60-39. A continuación apartes de su discurso tal como fue preparado.: “Hoy…

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Reid sobre el Impacto de la Reforma a los Seguros Médicos sobre los Hispanos

Washington, DC – El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hoy hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy sobre los beneficios de la reforma a los seguros médicos para la comunidad hispana. Esta semana Reid presentó un proyecto de ley que brinda cobertura médica a millones de personas, reduce el déficit federal y disminuye el…

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