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Day June 30, 2010

Senate Roll Call Vote #00204

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 Reid S.Amdt.4425; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (58-38, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, July 01, 2010

On Thursday, July 1, 2010 Senator Byrd will lie in repose in the Senate Chamber from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Senator Byrd’s family will be in the Chamber from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, and Members are encouraged to pay their respects from 10:15 a.m.-12:00 noon. Senate staff with floor privileges and a Congressional ID are invited to…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, June 30, 2010

H.R.5623, the Homebuyer Assistance and Improvement Act; and H.R.5569, to extend the authorization of the National Flood Insurance Program until September 30, 2010. Passed H.R.5611, FAA Extension (through August 31, 2010) Adopted S.Con.Res.67, celebrating 130 years of US-Romanian diplomatic relations. Adopted S.Res.576, National ESIGN Day 2010. Adopted S.Res.577, Chaplian Henry Vinton Plummer. Adopted S.Res.578, Summer…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00204

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 Reid S.Amdt.4425; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (58-38, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00203

On the Nomination: Confirmation Gen. David H. Petraeus to be GeneralResult: Confirmed (99-0, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00203

On the Nomination: Confirmation Gen. David H. Petraeus to be GeneralResult: Confirmed (99-0, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Republicans Continue Filibustering Assistance To Out-Of-Work Nevadans, Leaving Them Without Economic Certainty

Washington, DC – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement this evening after Republicans again blocked Democratic efforts to extend unemployment benefits for millions of out-of-work Americans:   “These are difficult days for thousands of Nevadans and millions of Americans who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own, and there are…

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Menendez, Lautenberg, Shaheen Discuss Latest Efforts By Democrats To Hold BP Accountable Despite Republican Opposition

Washington, DC— Senators Bob Menendez, Frank Lautenberg and Jeanne Shaheen held a media availability this afternoon to discuss Democratic efforts to hold BP accountable for the Gulf Coast oil spill, and call on Republicans to stop protecting BP.  Today, the Senate Environmental and Public Works Committee approved a bill to raise the liability cap on…

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Reid, Baucus Introduce Unemployment Insurance, Homebuyer Tax Credit Extension

Senators Introduce Package to Reinstate Eligibility for Unemployment Insurance Benefits, Extend Homebuyer Tax Credit

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Reid Leads Passage Of Bill To Extend Closing Deadline For First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit

Washington, DC – Nevada Senator Harry Reid today led the U.S. Senate in passing The Homebuyer Assistance and Improvement Act.  This legislation extends from June 30, 2010, to September 30, 2010, the closing deadline for people who have already qualified for the first-time homebuyer tax credit.  There was concern that the backlog created by the…

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