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Day June 24, 2010

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, June 24, 2010

Adopted S.Res.548, as amended, a resolution to express the sense of the Senate that Israel has an undeniable right to self-defense, and to condemn the recent destabilizing actions by extremists aboard the ship Mavi Marmara.

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00200

On the Cloture Motion: 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.4386; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (57-41, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00200

On the Cloture Motion: 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.4386; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (57-41, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00199

On the Conference Report: Conference Report to Accompany H.R.2194; A bill to amend the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996 to enhance United States diplomatic efforts with respect to Iran by expanding economic sanctions against Iran.Result: Agreed to (99-0, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00199

On the Conference Report: Conference Report to Accompany H.R.2194; A bill to amend the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996 to enhance United States diplomatic efforts with respect to Iran by expanding economic sanctions against Iran.Result: Agreed to (99-0, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Republicans Turn Their Backs On Middle-Class Nevadans

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today after Republicans blocked legislation to create jobs, cut middle-class taxes, help small businesses, and restore tax fairness between the wealthy and the middle class:   “Nevada families are counting on us to help them make ends meet and small businesses are looking for help to…

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Reid: The Senate Must Continue To Fight For Our Economic Recovery

Washington, DC— Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks this morning on the Senate floor regarding Democratic efforts to pass legislation that would assist out-of-work Americans, help small businesses hire, give critical funding to states and localities and close outsourcing tax loopholes that threaten American jobs.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:…

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Reid Remarks Following Democratic Caucus Meeting On Clean Energy Legislation

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks after a Democratic Caucus meeting on clean energy legislation this afternoon.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:   “Today’s meeting was a productive and robust discussion on the need to pass strong clean energy legislation to secure our economic future.   “Senators shared good…

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Reid Remarks On The Iran Sanctions Act

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the Iran Sanctions Act.  The Iran Sanctions Act passed the Senate this afternoon by a 99-0 vote.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:   “The world has watched as Iran has oppressed its own people, violated United Nations…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, June 24, 2010

Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business for 1 hour with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minute each. The Majority will control the first 30 minutes and the Republicans will control the final 30 minutes. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of…

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