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Month August 2010

Senate Roll Call Vote #00226

On the Motion: DeMint Motion to Suspend Rule XXII Regarding Motion to Refer the House Message on H.R.1586 to Committee on Finance (Individual Income Tax Rates); 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…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00228

On the Motion: 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 control system, reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00227

On the Motion: DeMint Motion to Suspend Rule XXII Regarding Motion to Refer the House Message on H.R.1586 to Committee on Finance (Income Tax Rates on Small Business); 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…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00226

On the Motion: DeMint Motion to Suspend Rule XXII Regarding Motion to Refer the House Message on H.R.1586 to Committee on Finance (Individual Income Tax Rates); 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…

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Reid: Republicans Putting Partisanship Ahead Of Justice

Washington, DC – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today after Republicans blocked settlement of Pigford 2 and Cobell lawsuits for minority farmers and Native American trust account holders for the sixth time this year:   “Securing justice for those have been wronged should never be a partisan issue.  But that’s exactly what…

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Reid: Elena Kagan Will Be A Justice Who Protects The Rights Of Everyday Americans

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks on the Senate floor today to support confirmation of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to become the next Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.  The Senate voted to confirm Ms. Kagan by a vote of 63-37 this afternoon.  Below are Senator Reid’s remarks as prepared for…

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Reid: House Republican Leader Playing Politics With Jobs And Our Children’s Education

Washington, DC – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today in reaction to recent comments by House Republican Leader John Boehner calling America’s teachers “special interests.”  Today, Democrats led efforts to protect the jobs of nearly 300,000 teachers, firefighters and police officers across America with critical funding to states:   “Keeping teachers in…

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How It’s Playing: Democrats Save Thousands Of Jobs Over GOP Opposition

The Senate voted yesterday to save the jobs of nearly 300,000 teachers and civil servants – and reduce the deficit along the way – even though nearly every Republican voted to fire them.  Headlines from across the country heralded Democrats’ victory over the attempted GOP filibuster as passing “key legislation on state aid [and] teachers’…

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Vocero De Reid: El Senador McCain Bloquea Apoyo para Nuestras Tropas Porque No Se Pudo Salir con la Suya en Comité

Washington, DC – Jim Manley, vocero del Senador por Nevada Harry Reid, hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy después de que el Senador McCain bloqueara apoyo importante para las tropas en Irak y Afganistán:   “Aparentemente el Senador McCain está dispuesto a impedir que se actualice el equipo de batalla o que nuestros soldados reciban aumentos…

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

Earlier this year, Congress passed and the President signed landmark health insurance reform legislation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (P.L. 111-148) and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act (P.L. 111-152), and Americans are already experiencing the benefits.  These two laws, together referred to as the Affordable Care Act, put control over health…

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