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Day November 19, 2010

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, November 19, 2010

Passed H.R.4783, with substitute amendment (“Claims Settlement Act of 2010) House Message to accompany H.R.5566, Animal Crush Video Prohibition Act (concur in the House amendment) House Message to accompany H.R.3689, the Copyright, Clarification and Corrections Act of 2010 (concur in House amendment) Passed S.3650, Gold Star Fathers Passed H.R.6198, Bankruptcy Technical Corrections Act Adopted H.Con.Res.327,…

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ICYMI: CBO: Unemployment Benefits Prevented Record Poverty Rate In 2009

As Republicans continue to block an extension of unemployment insurance for the holiday season, new data from the Congressional Budget Office shows the last extension saved America from a level of poverty that hasn’t been seen since the 1960s.   CBO: Unemployment Benefits Prevented Record Poverty Rate In 2009 Posted: 11-17-10 02:59 PM http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/11/17/cbo-unemployment-benefits_n_784941.html WASHINGTON…

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Reid: Justice Served For Black Farmers And Native American Trust Account Holders

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today following Senate passage of the Pigford/Cobell settlement for black farmers and Native American trust account holders:   “Black farmers and Native American trust account holders have had to wait a long time for justice, but now it will finally be served.  I am heartened that…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, November 19, 2010

Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. There will be no roll call votes during Friday’s session of the Senate.

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