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Day March 1, 2010

Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, March 01, 2010

Morning Business until 3pm with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. At 3:00pm, the Senate will begin consideration of H.R.4213, Tax Extenders.


As Reid Stands Up For Struggling Families, Republicans Block Unemployment Benefits Extension Again

Washington, DC— Nevada Senator Harry Reid delivered the following remarks this afternoon on the floor of the U.S. Senate before requesting unanimous consent on short-term extensions for unemployment insurance and COBRA benefits. That request was blocked by Senate Republicans for the tenth time in the last week. Below are Senator Reid’s remarks as prepared for…


Reid Spokesman: No Excuse For Republican Obstruction Of Unemployment Benefits

Washington, DC— Jim Manley, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following statement today in reaction Senator Bunning objecting to the extension of unemployment benefits again today. Today’s obstruction marks the tenth time in the last week that Republicans have blocked this extension of critical assistance to millions of out-of-work Americans: “Senator Bunning’s claim…