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Month June 2010

Reid Statement Following White House Energy Meeting

Washington, DC – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today following a meeting at the White House to discuss clean energy legislation:   “The President led a spirited, productive discussion this morning about how to move forward on clean energy legislation.  Our caucus is energized on this issue and our resolve to act…

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Reid Spokesman: Republicans Say ‘Yes’ To Special Interests And Outsourcing U.S. Jobs, ‘No’ To Homeless Veterans And Unemployed Workers

Washington, DC— Jim Manley, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following statement after Senate Republicans blocked assistance to homeless veterans that was offered by Senator Murray today:   “Republicans have their priorities backwards – according to them, it’s OK to give tax breaks to CEOs who send American jobs overseas, but not to…

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Reid Spokesman: Do Senate Republicans Agree With Boehner That The Financial Crisis Was An “Ant”?

Washington, DC— Jim Manley, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following statement today in response to the comments of House Minority Leader John Boehner’s comment that the recent financial crisis was an “ant”:   “If John Boehner thinks the crisis that cost millions of Americans their jobs was an ‘ant,’ he probably thinks…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, June 29, 2010

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

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, June 28, 2010

Adopted S.Res.567, electing Senator Inouye as President Pro Tempore. Adopted S.Res.568, Notifying the House of Representatives of the election of Senator Inouye as President Pro Tempore. Adopted S.Res.569, Notifying the President of the election of Senator Inouye as President Pro Tempore. Passed H.R.3429, a bill to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00201

On the Nomination: Confirmation Gary Scott Feinerman, of Illinois, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern DistrictResult: Confirmed (80-0, 19 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00201

On the Nomination: Confirmation Gary Scott Feinerman, of Illinois, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern DistrictResult: Confirmed (80-0, 19 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, June 28, 2010

Following any Leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 5:00pm with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 5:00pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Gary Feinerman, of Illinois, to be United States District judge for the Northern District of…

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Reid Statement On U.S. Supreme Court 2nd Amendment Ruling

Washington, DC – Nevada Senator Harry Reid today made the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on the case of McDonald v. Chicago:   “With today’s ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court has helped ensure that the 2nd Amendment rights of Americans will be protected in all corners of our country.  The right to…

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Reid Statement On Senator Byrd

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today following the death of West Virginia Senator Robert C. Byrd:   “Robert Byrd’s was one of the greatest minds the world has ever seen.  From his graduation as valedictorian of his high school class at the age of 16 to his chairmanship of the Senate…

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