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Month February 2010

Declaración de Reid sobre Reciente Terremoto Devastador en Chile

Washington, DC— El Líder de la Mayoría Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones sobre el terremoto devastador en Chile este fin de semana: “Me entristece enormemente la tragedia de este fin de semana en Chile. Le ofrezco mis condolencias al pueblo chileno y aquellos en los Estados Unidos quienes tienen seres queridos en Chile. En…

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Reid Statement On Recent Earthquake In Chile

Washington, DC— Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today in reaction to the devastating earthquake in Chile earlier this weekend: “I am deeply saddened by this weekend’s tragedy in Chile. I extend my condolences to the Chilean people and those in the U.S. who have loved ones in Chile. In these difficult days…

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Reid: Los Desempleados Son Seres Humanos No Peones en un Juego Legislativo

Washington, DC – El Líder de la Mayoría Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones esta mañana en el pleno del Senado. A continuación, su discurso preparado: “Durante los debates en el Senado, se habla a menudo sobre proceso y muchas veces es apropiado hacerlo. Pero también es un tema algo complejo. “Sin embargo, el asunto…

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One Senator Blocks An Extension of Unemployment Benefits

More than one million Americans will lose their unemployment insurance and COBRA health benefits if the Senate does not pass an extension of these benefits before they expire on Sunday. Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell agreed on a measure to extend the aid. The Senate was set to vote last night;…

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Reid: Helping Out-Of-Work Americans Put Food On The Table Is About People, Not Process

Washington, DC— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid delivered the following remarks this morning on the floor of the U.S. Senate. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “We talk a lot about Senate procedure in our debates, and that’s often appropriate. But it’s also often complex. “The issue before us today, however, is not…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, February 26, 2010

The Senate will proceed to a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. This morning, Senator Durbin asked unanimous consent to take up and pass H.R.4691, an act to extend for 30-days certain expiring provisions, including unemployment insurance, COBRA, flood insurance, highway funding, small business loans and…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00028

On the Motion: Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R.1299; A bill to make technical corrections to the laws affecting certain administrative authorities of the United States Capitol Police, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (78-18, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00027

On the Motion: DeMint Motion to Suspend Rule XXII; A bill to make technical corrections to the laws affecting certain administrative authorities of the United States Capitol Police, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (38-58, 4 members not voting, 2/3 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00026

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amdt. to the Senate Amdt. to H.R.1299; A bill to make technical corrections to the laws affecting certain administrative authorities of the United States Capitol Police, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (76-20, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details:…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00028

On the Motion: Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R.1299; A bill to make technical corrections to the laws affecting certain administrative authorities of the United States Capitol Police, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (78-18, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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