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Day May 14, 2010

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, May 14, 2010

Passed H.R.2711, Special Agent Samuel Hicks Families of Fallen Heroes Act. Adopted S.Res.410, a resolution supporting and recognizing the goals and ideals of “RV Centennial Celebration Month” to commemorate 100 years of enjoyment of recreation vehicles in the United States. Adopted S.Res.521, a resolution commemorating and celebrating the lives of fallen officers in Washington State.…


Key Facts about the New START Treaty

On March 26, 2010, following a year of intense negotiations, Presidents Obama and Medvedev announced the completion of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START).  Speaking at the signing ceremony in Prague last month, President Obama lauded the agreement as a critical step that “will move us further beyond the Cold War, strengthen the…


Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, May 14, 2010

The Senate will resume consideration of S.3217, Wall Street Reform. The following amendments are pending to S.3217: – Dodd-Lincoln amendment #3739 (Substitute) – Brownback #3789, as modified (auto dealer exemption) – Snowe #3883 (small business regulation transparency) – Specter #3776, as modified (Aiders & Abettors) – Leahy #3823 (health insurance antitrust enforcement) – Durbin #3989,…