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Day November 29, 2010

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, November 29, 2010

Adopted S.Res.676, a resolution supporting the goals and ideals of American Diabetes Month. Adopted S.Res.679, a resolution commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Weeks Law.

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00254

On the Motion S.Amdt. 4713: Motion to Suspend Rule XXII Re: Baucus S.Amdt.4713, As Modified; To repeal the expansion of information reporting requirements for payments of $600 or more to corporations, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (44-53, 3 members not voting, 2/3 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00253

On the Motion S.Amdt. 4702: Motion to Suspend Rule XXII Re: Johanns S.Amdt.4702; To repeal the expansion of information reporting requirements for payments of $600 or more to corporations, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (61-35, 4 members not voting, 2/3 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00252

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 4715: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Harkin S.Amdt.4715; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Agreed to (69-26, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00254

On the Motion S.Amdt. 4713: Motion to Suspend Rule XXII Re: Baucus S.Amdt.4713, As Modified; To repeal the expansion of information reporting requirements for payments of $600 or more to corporations, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (44-53, 3 members not voting, 2/3 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00253

On the Motion S.Amdt. 4702: Motion to Suspend Rule XXII Re: Johanns S.Amdt.4702; To repeal the expansion of information reporting requirements for payments of $600 or more to corporations, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (61-35, 4 members not voting, 2/3 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00252

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 4715: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Harkin S.Amdt.4715; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Agreed to (69-26, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, November 29, 2010

Following any Leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 4pm with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes. At 4:00pm, the Senate will resume consideration of S.510, the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, as provided for under the previous order. 5:30pm swearing in of Senator-elect Mark Kirk to…

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ICYMI: The Unemployed Held Hostage, Again

Key Point: “Opponents would have you believe that the nation cannot afford to keep paying unemployment benefits: a yearlong extension would cost about $60 billion. The truth is, we cannot afford not to. The nation has never ended federal benefits when unemployment is as high as it is now, and for good reason: Without jobs,…

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Reid: Republicans Blocked Effort To Ease Burden On Small Businesses

Washington, DC – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement this evening after Republicans blocked an effort to ease the burden of paperwork on America’s small businesses:   “Republicans blocked us from eliminating burdensome paperwork that is hindering small businesses’ ability to create jobs.  Ignoring the millions of Americans who are out of work…

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