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Day March 11, 2010

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, March 11, 2010

The Senate passed H.R.2194, as amended (Iran Sanctions). The substitute amendment is the language of S.2799 as passed by the Senate on January 29, 2010. The Chair appointed the following conferees: Dodd Kerry Lieberman Menendez Shelby Bennett (UT) Lugar Passed S.1147, PACT Act

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Declaraciones sobre el Accidente de la Esposa y la Hija del Senador Reid

Washington, DC—Jon Summers, vocero del Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones sobre el accidente en el que estuvieron involucradas la esposa y la hija del Senador Reid: “La esposa del Senador Reid, Landra, y su hija, Lana, estuvieron involucradas en un accidente hoy. Están siendo atendidas en un hospital en el área…

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Senate Democrats Are Fighting for Americans Looking for Work

This week, the Senate passed the American Workers, State and Business Relief Act (AWSBRA), which will create jobs and support those who have lost a job through no fault of their own.  The legislation includes important extensions of unemployment benefits and health insurance tax credits to sustain families struggling with the practical realities of unemployment. …

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Liderazgo del Senado Discute Abusos de las Aseguradoras

Washington, DC— El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid, el Líder Adjunto de la Mayoría Dick Durbin, el Vicepresidente de la Conferencia Demócrata Charles Schumer, y la Secretaria de la Conferencia Demócrata Patty Murray se reunieron hoy con Marcelas Owens, un niño de 11 años, de Seattle, cuya madre falleció después de perder…

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Rockefeller, Dorgan Discuss How FAA Bill Will Improve Air Safety And Strengthen The Economy

Washington, DC—Senators Jay Rockefeller and Byron Dorgan held a press conference this afternoon to discuss how the FAA Reauthorization Act will improve safety and efficiency in air travel and strengthen the economy.  This bill will improve the nation’s economy as a whole by reducing delays and fuel consumption at airports and in the air.  It…

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Statement Regarding Accident Involving Senator Reid’s Wife And Daughter

Washington, DC—Jon Summers, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following statement regarding an accident this afternoon in which Senator Reid’s wife and daughter were injured:   “Senator Reid’s wife, Landra, and daughter, Lana, were involved in an accident earlier today.  They are being treated at a Washington-area hospital. While driving on a Washington,…

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Reid Delinea Camino para la Reforma a los Seguros Médicos en Carta a McConnell

Washington, D.C. – El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid mandó la siguiente carta al Líder de la Minoría del Senado Mitch McConnell explicando el camino que se tomará para reformar a los seguros médicos. En la carta, el Senador Reid detalla los pasos que los demócratas del Senado han tomado para conseguir…

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Reid, In Letter To McConnell, Outlines The Path Forward On Health Reform

Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid sent a letter to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell explaining the path forward on health insurance reform.  In the letter, Senator Reid details the steps that Senate Democrats have taken to secure bipartisan support for health reform despite the lack of cooperation from Senate Republicans.  Reid said…

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Boy Who Lost Mother Pleads With Congress To Pass Health Care Reform

"Today 70 Americans will die for lack of health insurance. And when the Republicans tell us — "Go slow, Start over, Take your time" — we’ve got to add it up. It’s 70 a day. How much time can we take?"  – Senator Dick Durbin Given the length of Congress’ health care debate, it’s not…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, March 11, 2010

Morning Business for 1 hour with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. The Majority will control the first half and the Republicans will control the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.1586, the legislative vehicle for FAA Reauthorization. The following amendments are pending to H.R.1586: –…

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