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Day December 8, 2009

Senate Roll Call Vote #00370

On the Motion: McCain Motion to Commit H.R.3590 to the Committee on Finance; An act entitled The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.Result: Rejected (42-57, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00369

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2962: Motion to Table Nelson S.Amdt.2962; To prohibit the use of Federal funds for abortions.Result: Agreed to (54-45, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00370

On the Motion: McCain Motion to Commit H.R.3590 to the Committee on Finance; An act entitled The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.Result: Rejected (42-57, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00369

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2962: Motion to Table Nelson S.Amdt.2962; To prohibit the use of Federal funds for abortions.Result: Agreed to (54-45, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: President’s Proposals An Important Step To Help Accelerate Job Creation

Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement this afternoon after the President’s speech today to outline major initiatives to spur job creation: “The President’s speech today is another important step in our continuous effort to boost job growth.  As President Obama has said on several occasions, there isn’t a silver bullet that…

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Reid Statement On Health Reform Consensus Between Moderates And Progressives

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement tonight:   “This has been a long journey.  We have confronted many hurdles, and tonight I believe we have overcome yet another one.   “I asked Senators Schumer and Pryor to work with some of the most moderate and most progressive members of our diverse…

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New Report Shows Health Reform Will Bring Down Costs – Even More Than CBO Projected

As the Senate continues debate on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the Center for American Progress Action Fund and the Commonwealth Fund released a report on Monday showing that the cost-containing impacts of the Senate and House reform proposals would be even greater than analyses have shown to date. By taking into account…

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Reid: Our Health Reform Bill Respects Life

Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following remarks on the Senate floor this evening regarding the proposed Nelson amendment to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “There were 45,000 funerals in America this year that stood out from the rest.  They were tearful, as…

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Reid Sobre Acuerdo entre Moderados y Progresistas Acerca de la Reforma a los Seguros Médicos

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones esta noche: “Esto ha sido un camino largo. Hemos enfrentado muchos obstáculos y esta noche hemos sorteado otro. “Le pedí a los Senadores Schumer y Pryor que trabajaran con algunos de los miembros más moderados y más progresistas de nuestra diversa…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Resume consideration of H.R.3590, Health Care Reform, with the time until 4:15pm for debate only. The Majority will control the first hour and the Republicans will control the next hour. The remaining time will be equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. Senators will be permitted to speak for up to…

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