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Day December 2, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Adopted S.Res.366, a resolution extending condolnces to the families of Sergeant Mark Renninger, Officer Tina Griswold, Officer Ronald Owens, and Officer Greg Richards.

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Reid: President’s Plan Will Deny Al Qaeda In Afghanistan And Protect Americans At Home

Washington, DC— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement this evening after the President’s address to the nation regarding U.S. strategy in Afghanistan: “With clarity and conviction, the President presented not only a sound strategy for sending our troops to Afghanistan, but also a clear plan to begin to bring them home.  President…

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Women’s Health Amendment Has Extensive Support

Washington, DC – Numerous women, medical professionals, public interest and civil rights groups have voiced their support for Senator Mikulski’s amendment to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. These organizations recognize the importance of women’s health care and this amendment would promote comprehensive women’s preventive care and screenings at no additional cost to women. It…

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Reid: Reform Expands Access To Affordable Care In A Fiscally Responsible Way

Washington, DC— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid delivered the following remarks this morning on the floor of the U.S. Senate about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “The historic health reform bill before us is a strong head start toward urgently needed change.  But like nearly…

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Reid: Despite GOP Misrepresentations, Seniors’ Advocacy Organizations Agree That Reform Will Save Medicare

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement this afternoon in response to declarations of support for reform from several respected seniors’ advocacy organizations:   “For years, Senate Democrats have proudly supported and defended Medicare while Republicans have worked to tear it down piece by piece.  Throughout this debate, Republicans have continued their…

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Reid: El Plan del Presidente le Negará Santuario a Al Qaeda en Afganistán y Protegerá a la Nación

Washington, DC— El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones en respuesta al discurso del Presidente Obama sobre la estrategia estadounidense en Afganistán: “El Presidente presentó anoche con claridad y convicción una estrategia sólida, sobre la misión y la activación de más tropas en Afganistán. También fue un plan claro…

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Reid: Reforma Expande Acceso a Cuidado Médico Asequible en una Reforma Responsable con el Fisco

Washington, DC— El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones esta mañana en el recinto del Senado sobre el proyecto de ley para la Protección del Paciente y el Cuidado de la Salud Asequible. También comentó sobre cómo sus colegas republicanos están más concentrados en crear distracciones en vez de…

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Reid: A Pesar de la Desinformación Republicana, las Organizaciones que Abogan por las Personas de la Tercera Edad Concuerdan que la Reforma Salvará al Medicare

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo hoy las siguientes declaraciones después de que varias respetadas organizaciones que abogan por las personas adultas mayores enviaran cartas apoyando la reforma a los seguros médicos: “Durante años, los demócratas en el Senado han apoyado y defendido con orgullo el Medicare, mientras que los…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Resume consideration of H.R.3590, the legislative vehicle for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2009, for debate only with no amendments or motions in order, with the time until 11:30am equally divided with alternating blocks of time. The Republicans will control the first 30 minutes and the Majority will control the second 30…

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