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Day June 17, 2010

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, June 17, 2010

Adopted S.J.Res.33, a joint resolution to provide for the reconsideration and revision of the proposed constitution of the U.S. Virgin Islands to correct provisions inconsistent with the Constitution and federal law.

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00194

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 4369: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R.4213, with the Baucus S.Amdt.4369; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Rejected (56-40, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00194

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 4369: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R.4213, with the Baucus S.Amdt.4369; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Rejected (56-40, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00193

On the Motion S.Amdt. 4376: Motion to Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline Re: Thune S.Amdt.4376 As Modified; Of a perfecting nature.Result: Rejected (41-57, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00193

On the Motion S.Amdt. 4376: Motion to Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline Re: Thune S.Amdt.4376 As Modified; Of a perfecting nature.Result: Rejected (41-57, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: BP Starts To Take Responsibility For Oil Spill While GOP Still Carries Water For Big Oil

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement this morning after Republicans blocked efforts by Senators Menendez and Shaheen to hold BP accountable for the Gulf Coast oil spill:   “While I am encouraged that BP is showing signs of taking more responsibility by agreeing to set up the $20 billion accountability fund that…

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Reid Spokesman: Republicans Apologizing To BP For Being Held Accountable By Democrats

Washington, DC— Jim Manley, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following statement today in reaction to comments by Congressman Joe Barton who apologized to BP’s CEO because Democrats are holding his company accountable for the Gulf Coast oil spill:   “It takes an appalling amount of chutzpah for Congressman Barton to apologize to…

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Reid: Los Republicanos Siguen Empecinados en Proteger a las Grandes Petroleras Mientras BP Comienza a Asumir su Responsabilidad

Washington, DC—El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones esta mañana después de que los republicanos bloquearan los esfuerzos de los Senadores Menendez y Shaheen para responsabilizar a BP por el derrame de petróleo en la Costa del Golfo: “Me alienta que BP esté dando señales de asumir mayor responsabilidad al crear una…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, June 17, 2010

Following any leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 10:00am with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. The majority will control the first half and the Republicans will control the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of the House Message to accompany…

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