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Senate Roll Call Vote #00350

On the Nomination: Confirmation David F. Hamilton, of Indiana, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit.Result: Confirmed (59-39, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00352

On Passage of the Bill: S.1963; A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide assistance to caregivers of veterans, to improve the provision of health care to veterans, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (98-0, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00351

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2785: Coburn S.Amdt.2785; To transfer funding for the United Nations contributions to offset costs of providing assistance to family caregivers of disabled veterans.Result: Rejected (32-66, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00350

On the Nomination: Confirmation David F. Hamilton, of Indiana, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit.Result: Confirmed (59-39, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Senate Health Reform Bill Extends Access to Millions in a Fiscally Responsible Way

Washington, DC— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid delivered the following remarks this morning on the Senate floor to discuss The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which was introduced last night.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:    “We have traveled a great distance to get to where we stand today.  With the…

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Senate Leadership, Dodd Harkin, Health Care Advocates Discuss The Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act

Washington, DC– Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Senate HELP Committee Senior Member Chris Dodd, Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin, Democratic Conference Vice Chairman Charles Schumer, Democratic Conference Secretary Patty Murray and Senate HELP Chairman Tom Harkin joined Loretta Johnson, a home health care worker from Virginia, and representatives from health care advocacy groups to…

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Reid: Supporters of Reform on the Right Side of History

Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following remarks at a rally this afternoon to celebrate the introduction of historic health insurance reform legislation, The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:   “By now you’ve heard and read about what the Senate’s historic health reform plan…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, November 19, 2009

Morning Business for 1 hour with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. The Majority will control the first 30 minutes and the Republicans will control the final 30 minutes. Following Morning Business, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of Calendar #190, S.1963, the Caregivers and Veterans Health Services Omnibus…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Adopted S.Res.354, Senator Robert C. Byrd Adopted S.Res.353, American Education Week

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Estimado Imparcial: Reforma a los Seguros Médicos de Salud Cubriría a Millones y Traería Ahorros

Washington, DC – El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hoy hizo las siguientes declaraciones sobre el análisis financiero que la Oficina de Presupuestos del Congreso (CBO, por sus siglas en inglés) presentó sobre la propuesta para reformar a los seguros médicos: “Me complace que el CBO haya concluido que nuestra propuesta para…

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