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Day December 11, 2009

Senate Roll Call Vote #00372

On the Motion: Motion to Waive Rule XXVIII Re: Conference Report to Accompany H.R.3288; A bill making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (60-36, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00372

On the Motion: Motion to Waive Rule XXVIII Re: Conference Report to Accompany H.R.3288; A bill making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (60-36, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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In SDCC Video, Brown Debunks GOP Myths About Health Reform

Washington, DC—Today, Senate Democratic Communications Center (SDCC) released a video of Senator Sherrod Brown debunking myths about health reform being spread by Republican opponents of reform.  As Senate Democrats edge closer to delivering historic health reform to the American people, Senate Republicans continue their desperate attempts to delay, deny and derail reform by any means…

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The Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 3288: the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010

Summary The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010 (H.R.3288) is an appropriations bill that contains six Fiscal Year 2010 appropriations bills.  If enacted, this bill would make $446.8 billion in fiscally-responsible investments that reflect the priorities of America’s families with funding for Transportation, Housing and Urban Development; Commerce, Justice, Science;Financial Services;Labor, Health and Education;Military Construction and Veterans…

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Schumer, Menendez, Whitehouse Discuss Desperate Republican Attempts To Obstruct And Mislead On Health Reform

Washington, DC—Democratic Conference Vice Chairman Chuck Schumer and Senators Robert Menendez and Sheldon Whitehouse held a press conference this afternoon to discuss Republican hypocrisy and obstruction throughout the health reform debate.  Republicans went to great lengths in recent days to claim that they want to have votes on The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  But…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, December 11, 2009

The Senate will convene at 10:00am and will proceed to a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. The Republicans will control the first 30 minutes and the Majority will control the next 30 minutes. Senators should expect 2 votes on Friday on motions to waive with…

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