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Month September 2010

Reid Celebra el 75vo Aniversario de la Represa Hoover

Washington, D.C. – El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hoy presentó una resolución en el Senado de los Estados Unidos en reconocimiento del 75vo aniversario de la Represa Hoover, el cual fue dedicado por el Presidente Roosevelt el 30 de septiembre de 1935. Los Senadores John Ensign y Dianne Feinstein se unieron a Reid como…

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More GOP Attempts to Repeal Health Care Reform

Today Senate Republicans are taking their first step in an attempt to repeal the new health care reform law. At 12pm ET the Senate will vote to proceed to Senator Mike Enzi’s resolution of disapproval that will repeal the “grandfather” regulation, which defines which insurance plans and businesses have to comply with certain consumer protection…

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Republican Hypocrisy On Job Creation

REPUBLICAN HYPOCRISY ON JOB CREATION Republicans would like us to think they care about creating jobs and helping working Americans during this economic downturn, but their rhetoric doesn’t match their record. Republicans say creating jobs is the “number one issue” in the country, but since the beginning of this Congress Republicans have steadfastly opposed bills…

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Reid Spokesman: Republicans Should Admit If They Are Fundamentally Opposed To Delivering Justice For Black Farmers And Native American Trust Account Holders

Washington, DC –Jim Manley, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following statement today calling on Republicans to stop intentional delay of the Pigford/Cobell settlement for black farmers and Native American trust account holders:   “Senator Coburn is the just the latest face of what appears to be an intentional effort by Republicans to…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Following any Leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 10:00am with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. At 10:00am, the Senate will debate the motion to proceed to H.J.Res39, a joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Passed S.3751, Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Reauthorization Act of 2010, with committee reported substitute amendment. H.R.3689 Legislative Authority Extension for the Vietnam Memorial Visitor Center. H.R.5566: Prevention of Interstate Commerce in Animal Crush Videos Act of 2010, with substitute amendment. S.3243, the Anti-Border Corruption Act S.3789, the Social Security Number Protection Act H.R.3940, to…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00243

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R.3081; Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2011, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (84-14, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00242

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S.3816; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to create American jobs and to prevent the offshoring of such jobs overseas.Result: Rejected (53-45, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00243

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R.3081; Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2011, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (84-14, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00242

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S.3816; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to create American jobs and to prevent the offshoring of such jobs overseas.Result: Rejected (53-45, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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