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Day July 21, 2010

Senate Roll Call Vote #00210

On the Motion: Brown (MA) Motion to Suspend Rule 22, Paragraph 2 Re: Brown S.Amdt.4492; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (42-56, 2 members not voting, 2/3 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00212

On the Motion: Coburn Motion to Suspend Rule 22 Re: Coburn S.Amdt.4493; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (54-44, 2 members not voting, 2/3 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00211

On the Motion: Coburn Motion to Suspend Rule 22 Re: Motion to Refer the 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: Rejected (49-49, 2 members not voting, 2/3 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00210

On the Motion: Brown (MA) Motion to Suspend Rule 22, Paragraph 2 Re: Brown S.Amdt.4492; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (42-56, 2 members not voting, 2/3 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Unemployed Nevadans Finally Get The Support They Deserve

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement this evening after Senate Democrats led final passage of an extension of unemployment benefits for millions of Americans:   “Nevada families struggling to make ends meet have endured more than their share: after losing their jobs through no fault of their own, they were forced to…

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Whose Side Are They On: Senate Republicans Say ‘No’ to Small Business Job Creation

Unfortunately for the millions of hard-working Americans who depend on small businesses, Senate Republicans are once again saying “no” to job creation in the private sector.  While the economy is recovering from the worst economic crisis in almost 100 years, sustainable recovery will only be achieved when coupled with long-lasting job creation.  Senate Democrats have…

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Reid: New Law Protects Nevada Families From Reckless Behavior On Wall Street

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today following President Obama’s signing of Wall Street accountability legislation.  The Senate passed this bill to hold Wall Street accountable last week:   “A straight line can be drawn from the greed on Wall Street to the grief on Main Streets throughout Nevada and across America. …

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Landrieu, Boxer, Merkley Join Small Business Advocates To Discuss Bill To Benefit Small Businesses And Call For Broad Support

Washington, DC— Senate Small Business Committee Chair Mary Landrieu and Senators Barbara Boxer and Jeff Merkley joined Todd McCracken of the National Small Business Association and Paul G. Merski of the Independent Community Bankers of America at a press conference this morning to discuss the benefits for small businesses in new legislation, including a fiscally…

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Reid: GOP’s Gratuitous Delays Make Crisis Worse For Millions Of Americans

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks on the Senate floor this morning regarding Republican delay of critical assistance to millions of unemployed Americans.  Below are his remarks as delivered:   “The promise of our democratic system is that everyone has a voice.  The responsibility of that same system is that once the…

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