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Day March 3, 2010

Senate Roll Call Vote #00035

On the Motion S.Amdt. 3390: Motion to Waive Sec.403 of S.Con.Res.13 re: Burr S.Amdt.3390.; To provide an emergency benefit of $250 to seniors, veterans, and persons with disabilities in 2010 to compensate for the lack of cost-of-living adjustment for such year, to provide an offset using unobligated stimulus funds, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (38-59,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00034

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 3352: Motion to Table Grassley S.Amdt.3352; To improve the bill.Result: Agreed to (54-45, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00033

On the Motion S.Amdt. 3338: Motion to Waive CBA Thune Amdt No. 3338, As Further Amended; To create additional tax relief for businesses, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (38-61, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00034

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 3352: Motion to Table Grassley S.Amdt.3352; To improve the bill.Result: Agreed to (54-45, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00033

On the Motion S.Amdt. 3338: Motion to Waive CBA Thune Amdt No. 3338, As Further Amended; To create additional tax relief for businesses, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (38-61, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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The President’s Budget Makes Vital Investments for Maintaining Our Robust Nuclear Stockpile, Minimizing Proliferation Risks, and Halting the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

In April, President Obama outlined a bold agenda to combat the global threat of nuclear weapons proliferation and advance along the path toward a nuclear-free world.  The latter goal, which was first articulated by President Reagan in 1984, has gained widespread bipartisan support, notably under the leadership of four U.S. national security officials: Henry Kissinger,…

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The Follow-on START Agreement: Responding to False Claims

There is broad, bipartisan support among political leaders and national security experts for negotiating a follow-on START treaty with Russia.  Further mutual reductions in U.S. and Russian Cold War-era nuclear arsenals are considered critical for maintaining strategic stability in our relations, enhancing the global nonproliferation regime, and, in effect, advancing U.S. security. Despite this widespread…

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A New START Treaty Is Critical to U.S. National Security

According to media reports and Administration statements, U.S. and Russian teams are reaching the final stages of negotiating a follow-on agreement to the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START).  Since Presidents Obama and Medvedev made their joint announcement in April to pursue further reductions in strategic arms, U.S. and Russian negotiating teams have held nine formal…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Resume consideration of H.R.4213, Tax Extenders.

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