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Day April 14, 2010

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Adopted S.Res.479, a resolution expressing sympathy for the people of Poland in the aftermath of the devastating plane crash that killed the country’s President, First Lady, and 94 other high-ranking government, military, and civic leaders on April 10, 2010. Adopted S.Res.204, a resolution designating March 31, 2010, as “National Congential Diaphragmatic Hernia Awerness Day”. Adopted…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00112

On the Motion S.Amdt. 3721: Upon Reconsideration Motion To Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline Baucus S.Amdt.3721, As Modified; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Agreed to (60-40, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00112

On the Motion S.Amdt. 3721: Upon Reconsideration Motion To Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline Baucus S.Amdt.3721, As Modified; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Agreed to (60-40, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00111

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 3723: Motion to Table Coburn S.Amdt.3723 As Modified; To pay for the full cost of extending additional unemployment insurance and other Federal programs by rescinding unspent federal funds not obligated for any purpose.Result: Agreed to (51-46, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00111

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 3723: Motion to Table Coburn S.Amdt.3723 As Modified; To pay for the full cost of extending additional unemployment insurance and other Federal programs by rescinding unspent federal funds not obligated for any purpose.Result: Agreed to (51-46, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00110

On the Motion S.Amdt. 3721: Motion to Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline – Baucus S.Amdt.3721, As Modified; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Rejected (58-40, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00110

On the Motion S.Amdt. 3721: Motion to Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline – Baucus S.Amdt.3721, As Modified; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Rejected (58-40, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Taxes by the Numbers

Who is really on the side of middle-class Americans? Democrats:  On the Side of Middle-Class Americans 98 percent – The percentage of all working families and individuals in America who got a tax cut in 2009 thanks to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. [Citizens for Tax Justice, 4/13/10] $3,000 – The record average tax…

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Senate Democrats Are On Your Side: Protecting Communities At Risk from Natural Disasters

Thousands of communities across our country are at risk from flooding.  Hurricanes, storm surge, and flooding on rivers, lakes and streams can impose real burdens and heartache on families and businesses located in these regions.  Senate Democrats understand that floods are the most common and costly natural disasters in the United States, often causing significant…

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Reid: Democrats Committed To Cleaning Up Wall Street, Republicans Fighting For Business As Usual

Washington, DC— Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today following a bipartisan meeting with President Obama and other Congressional leaders regarding Wall Street reform:    “Every day, I hear from Nevadans who lost their savings and their economic security because of the greed and excess on Wall Street that put our economy on…

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