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Day May 17, 2010

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, May 17, 2010

Adopted S.Res.533, a resolution recognizing National Foster Care Month.

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00152

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3986: Cornyn S.Amdt.3986; To protect United States taxpayers from paying for the bailouts of foreign governments.Result: Agreed to (94-0, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00151

On the Motion S.Amdt. 4020: Motion to Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline RE: Crapo S.Amdt.4020; To limit further bailouts of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, to enhance the regulation and oversight of such enterprises, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (47-46, 7 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00152

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3986: Cornyn S.Amdt.3986; To protect United States taxpayers from paying for the bailouts of foreign governments.Result: Agreed to (94-0, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00151

On the Motion S.Amdt. 4020: Motion to Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline RE: Crapo S.Amdt.4020; To limit further bailouts of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, to enhance the regulation and oversight of such enterprises, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (47-46, 7 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, May 17, 2010

The Senate will resume consideration of S.3217, Wall Street Reform. The following amendments are pending to Dodd-Lincoln #3739 (Substitute) to S.3217: – Brownback #3789, as further modified (automobile manufacturers) – Snowe-Pryor #3883 (small business) – Specter #3776 (civil action) – Leahy #3823 (antitrust laws) – Whitehouse #3746 (States rights) – Cardin #4050 (resource extraction issuers)…

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Reid: Comportamiento Imprudente de Wall Street, Reciente Derrame de Petróleo Demuestran Falta de Responsabilidad

Washington, DC— El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy en el recinto del Senado sobre la reforma a Wall Street y el reciente derrame de petróleo en el Golfo de México. A continuación apartes de su discurso preparado: “Sabemos que Wall Street arrastró nuestra economía al borde del colapso hace casi…

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Reid: Ha Llegado la Hora para Terminar Nuestra Labor por Responsabilizar a Wall Street y Proteger a las Familias Nevadenses

Washington, DC—El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones esta noche sobre la necesidad de que el Senado termine de trabajar sobre la legislación para reformar a Wall Street: “Cada día recibo correspondencia de nevadenses quienes han perdido sus viviendas y sus ahorros de jubilación por el comportamiento imprudente y la avaricia de…

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Reid: Reckless Wall Street Behavior And Recent Oil Spill Demonstrate The Need For More Accountability

Washington, DC— Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks on the Senate floor today regarding Wall Street reform and the recent BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:   “We all know how Wall Street brought our economy to the brink of collapse nearly two…

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Reid: The Time Is Now To Complete Our Work To Hold Wall Street Accountable And Protect Nevada Families

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement this evening regarding the need for the Senate to complete its work on Wall Street reform legislation:   “Every day I hear from Nevadans who lost their homes and their retirement savings because of the reckless behavior and greed on Wall Street.  These Nevadans and millions…

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