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Day April 15, 2010

Senate Roll Call Vote #00113

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 3726: Motion To Table Coburn S.Amdt.3726; To pay for the full cost of extending additional unemployment insurance and other Federal programs.Result: Agreed to (50-48, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]


Reid: Democrats Continue To Stand With Out-Of-Work Nevadans

Washington, DC— Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement this evening after the Senate voted to extend unemployment insurance benefits:   “Thousands of Nevadans and millions of Americans rely on unemployment benefits to support their families during these economic times.  Families are struggling and now more than ever they need all the assistance they…


Taxes by the Numbers

Thousands of protesters have descended on Capitol Hill today to protest what they believe to be  an excessively-burdensome tax system. But, as Sam Stein of the Huffington Post asks, "Does their anger reflect the truth about today’s tax rates?" A look at the numbers under the Bush and Obama Administrations paints a much different picture than the one most…


Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, April 15, 2010

Morning Business for 1 hour with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. The Majority will control the first 30 minutes and the Republicans will control the final 30 minutes. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.4851, Continuing Extension Act. As a reminder, cloture motions were filed on the…