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Month April 2010

Senate Roll Call Vote #00127

On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Second Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.3217; An original bill to promote the financial stability of the United States by improving accountability and transparency in the financial system, to end “too big to fail”, to protect the American taxpayer by ending bailouts,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00127

On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Second Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.3217; An original bill to promote the financial stability of the United States by improving accountability and transparency in the financial system, to end “too big to fail”, to protect the American taxpayer by ending bailouts,…

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Reid: Nevada Families Finally Get The Debate On Wall Street Reform That They Deserve

Washington, DC – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement this afternoon after Republicans agreed to drop their objections to a Senate floor debate on Wall Street accountability legislation:   “The American people have waited long enough for their leaders to get to work cleaning up Wall Street.  First on Monday, and then on…

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Reid: Republicans Prefer Secrecy And Business As Usual Over An Open Debate On Wall Street Reform

Washington, DC— Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement this afternoon after Republicans again voted to block a floor debate on Wall Street accountability legislation for a third consecutive day: “Seniors, small businesses and middle-class families in Nevada and across America are still paying the price for the unregulated greed and excess on Wall…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Morning Business for 90 minutes with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each and the time equally divided. The Republicans will control the first 30 minutes and the Majority will control the next 30 minutes. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.3217, Wall Street Reform, with the time until…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Adopted S.Res.498, a resolution designating April 2010 as “National Child Abuse Prevention Month”. Adopted S.Res.501, a resolution recognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of “Sexual Assault Awareness Month”.

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00126

On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Upon Reconsideration Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S.3217; An original bill to promote the financial stability of the United States by improving accountability and transparency in the financial system, to end “too big to fail”, to protect the American taxpayer by ending bailouts,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00126

On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Upon Reconsideration Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S.3217; An original bill to promote the financial stability of the United States by improving accountability and transparency in the financial system, to end “too big to fail”, to protect the American taxpayer by ending bailouts,…

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How It’s Playing, Regional Headline Edition – GOP Blocking Wall Street Accountability

Headlines on the front pages of regional papers across the country today carried a clear message: Republicans are blocking efforts to hold Wall Street accountable. A sampling is below. We hope Republicans will reconsider their decision to protect Wall Street over the interests of middle-class Americans, and join with us to fight for the strongest…

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How It’s Playing: GOP Blocking Wall Street Accountability

In case you needed any more evidence of how poorly Republicans’ decision to protect Wall Street over the interests of hard-working Americans is playing, here’s a review of today’s headlines in the nation’s leading newspapers. Whether our Republican colleagues are following marching orders received in their closed-door meeting with Wall Street executives or merely obstructing…

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