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Day November 15, 2010

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, November 15, 2010

Passed S.J.Res.40, a joint resolution setting the convening date for the 112th Congress, 1st Session (January 5, 2011) Adopted S.Res.674, a resolution making majority party committee assignments.


Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, November 15, 2010

There will be a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. There will be no roll call votes during Monday’s session of the Senate. The Senate will be in session the week of November 15-19, 2010.


S. 3815, the Promoting Natural Gas and Electric Vehicles Act of 2010

Summary In the coming days, the Senate is expected to vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 3815, the Promoting Natural Gas and Electric Vehicles Act.  This legislation is identical to the natural gas and electric vehicle provisions that were included in S.3663, the Clean Energy Jobs and Oil…


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…


Final Legislative Work Period of 111th Congress

The Senate is back in session this week with a full plate on its hands. This afternoon the Chamber will receive a visit from Vice President Biden, who will swear-in Democrats Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Chris Coons of Delaware, who were winners in special elections to fill the remaining terms of vacant Senate…


Reid: The American People Expect Democrats, Republicans To Work Together To Strengthen Economy

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks on the Senate floor today to begin the lame-duck session of Congress.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:   “I welcome back my friends and welcome our new colleagues, who will be sworn in as United States Senators this afternoon.   “With Senators Manchin…