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Day May 27, 2010

Senate Roll Call Vote #00168

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4204: Feingold S.Amdt.4204; To require a plan for the safe, orderly, and expeditious redeployment of the United States Armed Forces from Afghanistan.Result: Rejected (18-80, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00165

On the Motion S.Amdt. 4214: Motion to Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline re: McCain S.Amdt.4214; To provide for National Guard support to secure the southern land border of the United States.Result: Rejected (51-46, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00167

On the Motion S.Amdt. 4202: Motion to Waive Sec.403 of S.Con.Res.13, 111th Congress, Cornyn S.Amdt.4202 As Modified Further; To make appropriations to improve border security, with an offset from unobligated appropriations under division A of Public Law 111-5.Result: Rejected (54-43, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00166

On the Motion S.Amdt. 4228: Motion to Waive Sect. 403, S.Con.Res.13, 111th Congress, Kyl S.Amdt.4228 As Modified; To appropriate $200,000,000 to increase resources for the Department of Justice and the Judiciary to address illegal crossings of the Southwest border, with an offset.Result: Rejected (54-44, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00165

On the Motion S.Amdt. 4214: Motion to Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline re: McCain S.Amdt.4214; To provide for National Guard support to secure the southern land border of the United States.Result: Rejected (51-46, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Derrotamos Enmiendas Republicanas Anti-Inmigrantes que le Hubieran Costado Empleos a los Nevadenses

Washington, DC—El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy después de que las enmiendas anti-inmigrantes de McCain, Kyl y Cornyn al proyecto de ley de Adjudicaciones Suplementarias fueran derrotadas en el Senado: “Los nevadenses cuentan con subvenciones de la Ley de Recuperación para reconstruir nuestra infraestructura, generar empleos y diversificar nuestras opciones…

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Reid Floor Statement On One Year Anniversary Of The Murder Of Dr. George Tiller

Washington, DC— Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following statement on the Senate floor this morning on the one year anniversary of the murder of Dr. George Tiller.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:   “A community in Kansas still shakes one year after the brazen murder of one of its own.  This…

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Menendez, Nelson, Lautenberg, Shaheen Discuss Economic Impact Of BP Oil Spill And The Need For Accountability

Washington, DC—Senators Robert Menendez, Bill Nelson, Frank Lautenberg and Jeanne Shaheen held a press conference this morning to discuss the economic effects of the BP oil spill and the need to hold oil polluters like BP fully accountable for the cost of the spills they cause.   The Democratic Policy Committee (DPC) released a report…

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Reid Statement On Feingold Amendment Regarding Afghanistan Withdrawal Timeline

Washington, DC— Nevada Senator Harry Reid entered the following statement into the Congressional Record today regarding the conflict in Afghanistan and the Feingold amendment:   “President Obama has articulated a sound strategy for surging our force in Afghanistan, a well-defined mission to enable them to succeed, and a clear plan to begin to bring those…

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Economic Statistics of the BP Oil Spill

As the BP oil spill continues, the Gulf Coast’s fishermen, tourism industries, small businesses, and local governments are being threatened with serious economic costs.   While the total economic impact of the spill remains to be seen, it is clear that the damages will be significant, given that the tourism and fishing industries alone generate billions…

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