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Day July 29, 2010

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, July 29, 2010

S.258, the Saving Kids from Dangerous Drugs Act H.R.1454, the Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Act H.R.5874, the US Patent and Trademark Office Supplemental Appropriations Act S.Res.592, a resolution designating the week of September 13-19, 2010, as “Polycystic Kidney Disease Awareness Week” S.Res.601, a resolution to authorize testimony of Senate employees in a grand…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00222

On the Motion: Motion to Instruct the Sgt. At Arms; An act to create the Small Business Lending Fund Program to direct the Secretary of the Treasury to make capital investments in eligible institutions in order to increase the availability of credit for small businesses, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00222

On the Motion: Motion to Instruct the Sgt. At Arms; An act to create the Small Business Lending Fund Program to direct the Secretary of the Treasury to make capital investments in eligible institutions in order to increase the availability of credit for small businesses, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00221

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 4519: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Reid-Baucus-Landrieu S.Amdt.4519; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Rejected (58-42, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00221

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 4519: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Reid-Baucus-Landrieu S.Amdt.4519; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Rejected (58-42, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Nevada Small Businesses Deserve Support, Not Republican Delay Tactics

Washington, DC – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement this afternoon in reaction to Republican efforts to delay progress on small business jobs legislation that Democrats are fighting for:   “Every day Nevada small businesses are struggling to keep their doors open.  And while Democrats are fighting to give them the support they…

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Reid: Democrats As Committed As Ever To Strengthening And Protecting Medicare And Medicaid

Washington, DC – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement this afternoon to mark the 45th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid this week.  For more on Democrats’ record of strengthening and protecting Medicare and Medicaid, see HERE for a fact sheet released by the Democratic Policy Committee (DPC) earlier today:   “Thousands of Nevada…

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How It’s Playing: “Republicans Block Small Business Lending Bill”

Senate Republicans today again stood in the way of creating thousands of jobs by providing assistance for small business.  Despite their rhetoric lauding small businesses as “the economic engine of our economy” – and despite complaining just yesterday that the Senate was not moving fast enough on this bill – not a single Republican voted…

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On Eve Of Medicare Anniversary, Stabenow Joins Seniors Advocate To Highlight Democratic Efforts To Strengthen And Protect Medicare

Washington, DC— Democratic Steering Committee Chair Debbie Stabenow joined Barbara Kennelly of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare on a conference call this afternoon to discuss the steps Democrats have taken to protect and extend the life of Medicare.  Medicare turns 45 years old this week, and Democrats have fought to strengthen…

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Reid: Las Pequeñas Empresas de Nevada Merecen Apoyo, No Tácticas Dilatorias por Parte de los Republicanos

Washington, DC – El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones esta tarde en reacción a esfuerzos republicanos en demorar progreso sobre legislación para generar empleos en las pequeñas empresas que los demócratas están luchando por aprobar: “Cada día los pequeños negocios en Nevada luchan por mantener sus puertas abiertas. Y mientras los…

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