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Day December 16, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Adopted S.Res.376, a resolution honoring the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the 10th anniversary of the accession to the throne of His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein, and for other purposes.

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00379

On the Motion to Table: Motion to Table Hutchison Motion to Commit H.R.3590 to the Committee on Finance; An act entitled The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.Result: Agreed to (56-41, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00379

On the Motion to Table: Motion to Table Hutchison Motion to Commit H.R.3590 to the Committee on Finance; An act entitled The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.Result: Agreed to (56-41, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: The American People Are Counting On Us To Pass The Senate Health Reform Bill

Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following remarks on the Senate floor this morning regarding The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “We continue making progress toward making it possible for every American to afford to live a healthy life. “Senators continue to work together…

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La Reforma de Salud es una Reforma Económica

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones esta semana en el pleno del Senado. A continuación, apartes de su discurso: “Cada día que pasa y no hacemos nada, sube el costo de mantenerse saludable en este país. “El que sea lo suficientemente afortunado de tener un seguro médico,…

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Reid: Senate Health Bill Will Lower Seniors’ Prescription Drug Costs

Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement this evening regarding the proposed Dorgan amendment to The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: “There was a time when this legislation was a critical step toward helping more Americans access affordable, safe prescription drugs. “That time was when Republicans ran our government with the…

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Reid: Apoyo de Grupos Independientes Nos Lleva Más Cerca a la Meta

Washington, D.C.—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy después de que varias organizaciones independientes ofrecieran una conferencia de prensa en el Capitolio, demostrando su apoyo al proyecto de ley de Protección del Paciente y el Cuidado Médico Económico:   “Me alienta ver el apoyo por la aprobación de…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Resume consideration of H.R.2590, Health Care Reform. At approximately 12:00 o’clock today, Senator Sanders called up amendment #2837 (National Single Payer System) and asked consent that the Clerk dispense with the reading. Senator Coburn objected. As a result, the Clerk continued to read the amendment. After a few minutes of reading, Senator Sanders again asked…

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