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Day January 28, 2010

Senate Roll Call Vote #00013

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3299: Reid S.Amdt.3299 As Amended; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Agreed to (60-40, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00010

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3309: Brownback S.Amdt.3309; To establish a Commission on Congressional Budgetary Accountability and Review of Federal Agencies.Result: Rejected (51-49, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00012

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3305: Reid S.Amdt.3305; To reimpose statutory pay-as-you-go.Result: Agreed to (60-40, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00011

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3308: Sessions S.Amdt.3308; To reduce the deficit by establishing 5-year discretionary spending caps.Result: Rejected (56-44, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00010

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3309: Brownback S.Amdt.3309; To establish a Commission on Congressional Budgetary Accountability and Review of Federal Agencies.Result: Rejected (51-49, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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President Obama’s State of the Union Speech

In his first State of the Union address, Congress heard President Obama lay out his plan for keeping America on a path to a more secure, stable and prosperous future. His address set the stage for how he will work with both chambers to tackle the problems that plague our country.    The president made it…

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Senate Leadership Discuss President’s State Of The Union Address

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid joined Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin, Democratic Conference Vice Chairman Charles Schumer and Democratic Conference Secretary Patty Murray at a press conference today to discuss President Obama’s State of the Union address. Last night, the President laid out his top priorities including plans for spurring job creation, strengthening…

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Reid: Pay-As-You-Go Rules Promote Common Sense Spending Principles That Should Be Nonpartisan

Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement this afternoon after the Senate voted to adopt pay-as-you-go rules to bring common sense principles to federal spending:   “Senate Democrats are leading the effort to fix our economic problems in a fiscally responsible way.  While I’m encouraged that we passed this important amendment, it’s…

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Reid: Senate Stands Firm To Prevent Iran From Gaining Nuclear Weapons

Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement this evening after the Senate approved the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Divestment Act of 2009 by unanimous consent:   “Passing this legislation sends Iran an important message that the United States is serious about keeping it from acquiring nuclear weapons.  This bill would impose…

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Reid: Pay-As-You-Go Rules Will Reduce Our Deficit, Promote Common Sense Spending

Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid delivered the following remarks on the Senate floor today about proposed pay-as-you-go legislation.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:   “Let’s not kid ourselves: we are in this financial situation – and these pay-as-you-go rules are necessary – because we spent the last decade spending money we…

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