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Month January 2010

Senate Roll Call Vote #00014

On the Joint Resolution: H.J.Res.45 As Amended; A joint resolution increasing the statutory limit on the public debt.Result: Agreed to (60-39, 1 member not voting, 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 #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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