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Day December 2, 2010

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, December 02, 2010

Passed H.J.Res.101, Continuing Appropriations (to December 18, 2010) Passed H.R.1107, a bill to enact certain laws relating to public contracts as title 41, USC “Public Contracts”. The Senate passed the following posal naming bills: Cal. #665, S.3784 is a bill to designate the facility of the U.S. Postal Service located at 4865 Tallmadge Road in…

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Vocero de Reid: Sen. Lemieux Sigue Cambiando Sus Condiciones Para Apoyar el DREAM Act

Washington, D.C. – El vocero del Líder de la Mayoría en el Senado, José Dante Parra hizo las siguientes declaraciones sobre las cambiantes razones del Senador por la Florida George Lemieux para no apoyar el DREAM Act. Este proyecto de ley fortalecería la seguridad nacional, y ayudaría a nuestra economía. Los demócratas aprobaron un paquete…

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ICYMI: The Republican Case For Ratifying New START

Key Point: “Although each of us had initial questions about New START, administration officials have provided reasonable answers. We believe there are compelling reasons Republicans should support ratification.” The Republican case for ratifying New START By Henry A. Kissinger, George P. Shultz, James A. Baker III, Lawrence S. Eagleburger and Colin L. Powell?Thursday, December 2,…

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ICYMI: McCain: “Directly Challenged” By Mullen As He Continues Flip-Flop On DDT

FLASHBACK:"The day that the leadership of the military comes to me and says, ‘Senator, we ought to change the policy,’ then I think we ought to consider seriously changing it.”– Sen. McCain on repealing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” October 2006 Kay point: “McCain’s statement was directly challenged by Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Adm. Mike…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, December 02, 2010

Following Leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. The Majority will control the first 30 minutes and the Republicans will control the next 30 minutes. The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 3:30pm to allow for the Democratic caucus meeting. After…

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