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Day December 17, 2009

Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, December 18, 2009

Resume Motion to Concur with respect to H.R.3326, Department of Defense Appropriations. 1:00am cloture vote on the Motion to Concur.

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00380

On the Motion: Reid Motion to Recess Until 12:01 A.M., Friday, December 18, 2009; A bill making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (59-38, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00380

On the Motion: Reid Motion to Recess Until 12:01 A.M., Friday, December 18, 2009; A bill making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (59-38, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Republicans Playing Political Games With Troops’ Resources And Families’ Health 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: “We’re going to finish this health care bill before we leave here.  “For nearly an entire year, we have reached out to the other side, offered Republicans a seat at the…

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Real Reform

“At present the United States has the unenviable distinction of being the only great industrial nation without compulsory health insurance,” the Yale economist Irving Fisher said in a speech in December. December of 1916, that is. More than nine decades ago, Fisher thought that universal health coverage was just around the corner. “Within another six…

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Reid: El Apoyo de Grupos Pro-Consumidor Enfatiza la Necesidad de Reformar los Seguros Médicos

Washington, D.C.—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones esta tarde sobre al apoyo que Families USA y US PIRG expresaron por el proyecto de ley para la Protección del Paciente y el Cuidado Médico Económico: “A medida que nos acercamos a la aprobación de la propuesta del Senado para…

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H.R. 3326, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2010

Summary H.R.3326, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2010, would provide $636.3 billion in new discretionary spending authority for the Department of Defense (DoD), including $128.3 billion in funding for overseas contingency operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.  The total is $3.8 billion below the President’s budget request and $1.0 billion above the Fiscal Year 2009…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, December 17, 2009

Resume the House Message with respect to H.R.3326, Department of Defense Appropriations. The Senate stands in recess until 12:01am Friday, December 18.

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