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Day August 4, 2010

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Passed H.R.5283, the Help Haitian Adoptees Immediately to Integrate Act (with Gillibrand substitute amendment). Passed H.R.5872, the General and Special Insurance Funds Availability Act. Passed H.R.5981, a bill to increase the flexibility of the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development with respect to the amount of premiums charged for FHA single family housing mortgage insurance.

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00225

On the Motion S.Amdt. 4575: Motion to Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline RE: Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R.1586 with S.Amdt.4575.; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Agreed to (61-38, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00224

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R.1586 with S.Amdt.4575.; An act to modernize the air traffic control system, improve the safety, reliability, and availability of transportation by air in the United States, provide for modernization of the air traffic…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00225

On the Motion S.Amdt. 4575: Motion to Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline RE: Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R.1586 with S.Amdt.4575.; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Agreed to (61-38, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00224

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R.1586 with S.Amdt.4575.; An act to modernize the air traffic control system, improve the safety, reliability, and availability of transportation by air in the United States, provide for modernization of the air traffic…

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Senate Democrats Are On Your Side: Promoting Small Business Job Creation

When it comes to supporting America’s small businesses, the contrast is clear:  Democrats are fighting for a bill that would help small business owners create 500,000 new jobs, while Republicans are trying to kill the legislation and care more about protecting Wall Street than Main Street. Senate Democrats have brought forward job-creating legislation aimed at…

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Reid: Fully Paid-For Legislation To Prevent Mass Layoffs Of Teachers And First Responders Also Reduces The Deficit

Washington, DC – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement this evening after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) confirmed that the amendment offered by Democrats to prevent mass layoffs of teachers and first responders will also reduce the budget deficit by $1.4 billion over the next decade:   “The CBO has concluded that our…

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Reid: Los Demócratas Lucharon por Proteger los Empleos de los Docentes y los Socorristas

Washington, DC—El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones en una rueda de prensa hoy después de que los demócratas del Senado lideraron el esfuerzo por seguir adelante con una enmienda que previene el despido masivo de docentes y socorristas en todo el país. A continuación, su discurso preparado: “Hoy ejercimos nuestro trabajo…

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Reid: Elena Kagan Será una Jueza Quien Protegerá los Derechos de Todos los Estadounidenses

Washington, DC—El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones en el recinto del Senado en apoyo de la confirmación de la Procuradora General Elena Kagan para ser la próxima jueza a la Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos. El Senado votó para confirmar a la Sra. Kagan esta tarde en un voto de…

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Senate Democrats Are On Your Side: Implementing Health Reform that Works for Middle-Class Americans

When it comes to reforming our health care system, the contrast is clear: Democrats ended abusive insurance company practices, closed the Medicare ‘donut hole,’ and gave millions of Americans access to free, recommended preventive care – while Republicans fought to protect insurance company profits and let insurance companies continue to deny people coverage for pre-existing…

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