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Day December 1, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, December 01, 2009

S.Res.71, condemning the Government of Iran with a Wyden amendment to the resolution and a Wyden amendment to the preamble S.Res.358, designating December 12, 2009 as “Wreaths Across America Day” S.Res.365, recognizing the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Antarctic Treaty

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00354

On the Nomination: Confirmation Jacqueline H. Nguyen, of CA, to be U.S. District JudgeResult: Confirmed (97-0, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00354

On the Nomination: Confirmation Jacqueline H. Nguyen, of CA, to be U.S. District JudgeResult: Confirmed (97-0, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid, Mikulski, Women’s Health Advocate Discuss Commitment To Improve Coverage Of Women’s Preventative Health Services

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senator Barbara Mikulski joined Jenny Luray of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Advocacy Alliance at a media availability today following the Democratic caucus lunch. Senator Mikulski’s amendment to The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act would require all health plans to cover comprehensive women’s preventive care…

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Reid Statement On World AIDS Day

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement on World AIDS Day: “World AIDS Day serves as a reminder of people in Nevada and around the world who are living with HIV/AIDS. This group encompasses more than 8,000 Nevadans and more than one million Americans. Today we remember that these numbers represent…

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Reid: Mikulski Amendment Strengthens Reform By Helping Women Afford Preventive Care

Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following remarks on the Senate floor this morning.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “Here are two truths about the historic health reform bill before us:  The first is that it will save lives, save money and save Medicare.  And while that’s a pretty good…

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Unlocking Credit for Small Businesses: The Key to Recovery and Job Creation on Main Street

Traditionally, small businesses have been the engine for economic growth and job creation in the United States.  Small businesses represent more than 99 percent of all employers, produce more than half of our non-farm Gross Domestic Product (GDP), and have generated nearly two-thirds of new jobs over the past 15 years.  Small businesses are also at…

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Declaraciones de Reid Después de Reunión con Obama sobre Afganistán

Washington, DC— El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones después de reunirse con el Presidente Obama esta tarde para discutir la estrategia en Afganistán: “Hoy tuvimos una reunión muy productiva con el Presidente. Es claro que el Presidente ha hecho una decisión pausada y bien pensada, la cual le…

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Reid Statement On Meeting With President Obama Regarding Afghanistan

Washington, DC— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement this afternoon after a meeting with the President at the White House to discuss U.S. strategy in Afghanistan: “We had a productive meeting with the President today. It is clear that the President’s deliberative approach to his decision, which allowed him to hear from a…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Resume consideration of H.R.3590, Health Care Reform. Following Leader remarks, the Republicans will control the first 30 minutes, the Majority will control the next 30 minutes, and any remaining time will be equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. 11:30am proceed to Executive session to consider the nomination of Jacqueline Nguyen…

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