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Day June 23, 2010

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Passed H.R.725, Indian Arts and Crafts, with Dorgan substitute amendment, which is the text of the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 Passed S.1508, Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act of 2009 Adopted S.Res541, a resolution designating June 27, 2010, as “National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day”, with Conrad amendment to the preamble. Adopted…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00198

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 4369: Motion to Table the Baucus Motion to Concur in the House Amdt. to Senate Amdt. with an S.Amdt.4369 to H.R.4213; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Agreed to (56-40, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00197

On the Motion to Table: Motion to Table DeMint Motion to Refer House Message on H.R.4213 to the Committee on Finance; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (57-40, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00198

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 4369: Motion to Table the Baucus Motion to Concur in the House Amdt. to Senate Amdt. with an S.Amdt.4369 to H.R.4213; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Agreed to (56-40, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00197

On the Motion to Table: Motion to Table DeMint Motion to Refer House Message on H.R.4213 to the Committee on Finance; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (57-40, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Grupo Bipartidista de 87 Senadores, Liderados por Reid y McConnell, Mandan Carta al Presidente Obama Apoyando el Derecho de Israel a Defenderse

Washington, DC –El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid y el Líder de la Minoría Republicana Mitch McConnell se unieron a un grupo de 85 senadores para mandarle una carta al Presidente Obama  esta semana reafirmando su fuerte apoyo al derecho de Israel a defenderse. Los senadores delinearon la importancia de Israel como…

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The Fight Continues to Help the Unemployed

It’s been two months since Congress began debating The American Jobs, Closing Tax Loopholes and Preventing Outsourcing Act, which includes, among other provisions, tax cuts for businesses and extends unemployment insurance through most of 2010. At every turn, Republicans have denied the Senate the chance to pass meaningful legislation that would help the unemployed. The GOP has begun…

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Bipartisan Group Of 87 Senators, Led by Reid And McConnell, Send Letter To President Obama In Support Of Israel’s Right To Self-Defense

Washington, DC –Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell joined a group of 85 Senators to send a letter to President Obama this week reaffirming their strong support for Israel’s right to self-defense.  The Senators outlined the importance of Israel as an ally to the United States in the Middle East,…

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Declaraciones de Reid sobre la Renuncia del General Stanley McChrystal

Washington, DC—El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy después de que el Presidente anunciara la renuncia del Gen. Stanley McChrystal como Comandante de las Fuerzas Militares Estadounidenses en Afganistán. El Presidente también anunció el nombramiento del General David Petraeus como el próximo Comandante de las Fuerzas Militares en Afganistán: “Apoyo la…

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Reid Statement On Resignation Of General Stanley McChrystal

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today after the President announced the resignation of General Stanley McChrystal as Commander of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan.  The President also announced the appointment of General David Petraeus as the next Commander of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan:   “I support the decision by President Obama to…

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