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Day February 1, 2010

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, February 01, 2010

Adopted S.Res.394, a resolution congratulating the Northwestern University School of Madison for its 150 years of commitment to advancing science and improving health.

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00017

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of M. Patricia Smith, to be Solicitor for the Department of LaborResult: Agreed to (60-32, 8 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00017

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of M. Patricia Smith, to be Solicitor for the Department of LaborResult: Agreed to (60-32, 8 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, February 01, 2010

Morning Business until 3:00pm with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 3:00pm, the Senate will turn to Executive Session to debate the nomination of Patricia Smith to be Solicitor for the department of Labor.

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Reid: The President’s Budget Will Spur Job Creation And Restore Fiscal Discipline

Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement this morning about the President’s budget, which was released today:   “The President’s budget has the right priorities: it focuses on creating jobs and restoring fiscal discipline.  We know that we still have much work ahead of us, but President Obama deserves credit for reversing…

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Reid: President’s Budget Is A Responsible Plan To Create Jobs, Reduce The Deficit And Strengthen Our Economy

Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following remarks on the Senate floor this afternoon about the President’s budget proposal that was released earlier today:   “Nursing our economy back to health is not just about giving it the right short-term treatments.  It’s about setting a new, responsible foundation for our future stability.  …

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A Deficit Diagnosis: Republicans Are Suffering From Collective Amnesia about Causing the Largest Debt Increase in American History

Congressional Republicans are quick to blame President Obama for the every negative aspect of our current economy and fiscal position.  They seem to have forgotten, however, that when President Obama took the oath of office one year ago, he inherited a record $1.3 trillion deficit and an economy on the brink of collapse. [Office of…

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Reid: Presupuesto del Presidente Creará Trabajos y nos Llevará de Regreso a la Prosperidad

Washington, D.C. — El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo hoy las siguientes declaraciones sobre el presupuesto del Presidente, el cual fue hecho público hoy: “Las prioridades enumeradas en el presupuesto del Presidente son las correctas: se enfoca en crear trabajos y en restaurar la disciplina fiscal. Sabemos que todavía tenemos bastante…

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