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Month July 2010

Senate Roll Call Vote #00220

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S.3628; A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit foreign influence in Federal elections, to prohibit government contractors from making expenditures with respect to such elections, and to establish additional disclosure requirements with respect to spending…

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FLASHBACK: Sen. LeMieux Calls On GOP To Support Small Business Bill

“Should Have 70, 80, Or More Votes”

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Reid Presenta Proyecto de Ley Sobre La Energía Limpia que Contiene un Plan para Responder al Derrame De Petróleo

Washington, DC – El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy al presentar la propuesta anunciada por los demócratas del Senado la semana pasada para generar empleos en el campo de la energía y responder al derrame de petróleo. Adjunto encontrará un borrador en inglés con texto legislativo resumido. El texto completo…

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DISCLOSE Act Vote Today

This afternoon the Senate will face a key test vote on the DISCLOSE Act, legislation designed to increase transparency of corporate and special-interest money in national political campaigns. Senator Al Franken described the DISCLOSE Act as “a commonsense measure to fix just some of the problems created by the Citizens United decision.” The Citizens United…

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Hypocrisy Alert: Republicans Pay Lip Service To Transparency But Voted For Corporate Takeover Of Our Elections

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Reid Introduces Clean Energy Jobs And Oil Spill Accountability Plan

Washington, DC – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today to introduce the clean energy jobs and oil spill response plan that Senate Democrats announced last week.  Attached to this statement is a draft summary. Full legislative text will be released later today:   “Families in Nevada and across America want us to…

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Reid Spokesman: Republicans Set To Vote For Corporate Takeover Yet Again

Washington, DC—Jim Manley, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following statement this afternoon in advance of a key vote on the DISCLOSE Act:   “If Republicans vote for a corporate takeover of our elections, it’ll make today a sad day for democracy – but it would also be completely consistent with their record…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Following any Leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the time until 12:30pm equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. The Majority will control the first 30 minutes and the Republicans will control the next…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, July 26, 2010

Following the prayer and pledge, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.3628, a bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit foreign influence in Federal elections, to prohibit government contractors from making expenditures with respect to such elections, and to establish additional disclosure requirements with respect…

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