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Day November 18, 2010

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, November 18, 2010

The Senate passed/adopted the following by unanimous consent:

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00251

On the Motion to Proceed: Motion to Proceed to S.510; A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the safety of the food supply.Result: Agreed to (57-27, 16 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00251

On the Motion to Proceed: Motion to Proceed to S.510; A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the safety of the food supply.Result: Agreed to (57-27, 16 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Portavoz de Reid: Mientras los Niños se Enferman, el Senador Coburn

Washington, DC—José Dante Parra, portavoz del Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid, hizo las siguientes declaraciones esta tarde, haciendo un llamado al Senador Coburn a que termine el bloqueo a la legislación de la Seguridad Alimenticia: “En el mundo del Senador Coburn, el hecho de que los niños se estén enfermando e incluso…

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Reid Spokesman: Senator Reid Committed To Permanently Extending Middle-Class Tax Cuts

Washington, DC — Jim Manley, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following statement this afternoon regarding Senator Reid’s commitment to permanently extend middle-class tax cuts:   “Senator Reid’s top priority is to permanently extend tax cuts for middle-class families and small businesses. That is the goal we are working toward, but we will…

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Reid Statement On Departure Of Long-Time Spokesman Jim Manley

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today regarding the departure of long-time spokesman and advisor Jim Manley.  Manley has served as Senator Reid’s spokesman since 2004:   “Jim is one of the best communicators I have ever had the fortune of working with.  Dating back to his time with former Majority Leader…

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ICYMI: FLASHBACK: Republicans Warned That GM Rescue Was ‘Road Toward Socialism,’ ‘Predictable’ Disaster

Today, taxpayers will recover billions of dollars as GM launches the biggest IPO in American history. The GM rescue saved up to 1.4 million American jobs , and Republicans wanted to stand by and watch GM fail. Senate Republicans should get serious about jobs and work towards real solutions that make our economy stronger. FLASHBACK:…

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Reid: Food Safety Too Important For Partisan Delays

Washington, DC— Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks on the Senate floor this morning to urge swift passage of food safety legislation.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:   “No one in America should have to worry if their salad or sandwich is going to kill them.  No one in the…

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Reid Spokesman: Even As Children Get Sick, Senator Coburn Puts Politics Ahead Of Ensuring Our Food Is Safe

Washington, DC — Jim Manley, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following statement this afternoon calling on Senator Coburn to end his obstruction of food safety legislation:   “In Senator Coburn’s world, children who get sick and even die from eating unsafe food are less important than petty political posturing – and instead…

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Reid Statement On Departure Of Long-Time Spokesman Jim Manley

Washington, DC — Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today regarding the departure of long-time spokesman and advisor Jim Manley.  Manley has served as Senator Reid’s spokesman since 2004:   “Jim is one of best communicators I have ever had the fortune of working with.  Dating back to his time with former Majority…

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