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Day March 18, 2010

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, March 18, 2010

Adopted S.Con.Res.54, (with Nelson (FL) amendment) a resolution recognizing the life of Orlando Zapata Tamayo, who died on February 23, 2010, in the custody of the Government of Cuba, and calling for a continued focus on the promotion of internationally recognized human rights, listed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, in Cuba. Adopted S.Res.462,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00060

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3475: McCain S.Amdt.3475; To prohibit earmarks in years in which there is a deficit.Result: Rejected (26-70, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00059

On the Motion S.Amdt. 3549: Motion to Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline – Inhofe S.Amdt.3549; To reduce the deficit by establishing discretionary spending caps for non-security spending.Result: Rejected (41-56, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00060

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3475: McCain S.Amdt.3475; To prohibit earmarks in years in which there is a deficit.Result: Rejected (26-70, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00059

On the Motion S.Amdt. 3549: Motion to Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline – Inhofe S.Amdt.3549; To reduce the deficit by establishing discretionary spending caps for non-security spending.Result: Rejected (41-56, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00058

On the Motion S.Amdt. 3548: Motion to Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline – Pryor S.Amdt.3548; To reduce the deficit by establishing discretionary spending caps.Result: Rejected (27-70, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00057

On the Motion S.Amdt. 3453: Motion to Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline Re: Sessions S.Amdt.3453 as Modified; To reduce the deficit by establishing discretionary spending caps.Result: Rejected (56-40, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00058

On the Motion S.Amdt. 3548: Motion to Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline – Pryor S.Amdt.3548; To reduce the deficit by establishing discretionary spending caps.Result: Rejected (27-70, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00057

On the Motion S.Amdt. 3453: Motion to Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline Re: Sessions S.Amdt.3453 as Modified; To reduce the deficit by establishing discretionary spending caps.Result: Rejected (56-40, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Final Cost Estimate of Health Care Reform

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) today released a score on the final health care reform bill, which is due for a vote in the House in the coming days.   Here are the key details:   Cuts the deficit. Over the first ten years, health care reform will cut the deficit by $130 billion, followed by $1.2 trillion in the…

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