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Day December 4, 2010

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Saturday, December 04, 2010

Passed S.3860, a bill to require reports on the management of Arlington National Cemetary (with McConnell-Brown-McCaskill (MA) amendment). Passed H.R.6399, an Act to improve certain adminsitrative operations of the Office of the Architect of the Capitol.

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00259

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 4728: Motion to Invoke Cloture on S.Amdt.4728; Of a perfecting nature.Result: Rejected (53-37, 10 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00258

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 4727: Motion to Invoke Cloture on Motion to Concur in the House Amdt. to Senate Amdt. With S.Amdt.4727 to H.R.4853; To change the enactment date.Result: Rejected (53-36, 11 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00259

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 4728: Motion to Invoke Cloture on S.Amdt.4728; Of a perfecting nature.Result: Rejected (53-37, 10 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00258

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 4727: Motion to Invoke Cloture on Motion to Concur in the House Amdt. to Senate Amdt. With S.Amdt.4727 to H.R.4853; To change the enactment date.Result: Rejected (53-36, 11 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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S. Amdt. 4727 to H.R. 4853, the Middle Class Tax Relief Act of 2010

Summary Senate Democrats are committed to protecting tax cuts for America’s middle class and bolstering the economy to create jobs, help families and businesses meet the challenges of these tough economic times, and ensure a strong recovery from the recession.  Unfortunately, Republicans continue to hold critical middle-class tax cuts and job creation incentives hostage in…

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Reid: Republicans Playing Cynical Games Instead Of Cutting Taxes For The Middle Class

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid delivered the following remarks on the Senate floor this morning on Senate Republicans continuing to hold middle class tax cuts hostage to giveaways for millionaires and CEOs:   “Mr. President, There’s a recurring gag in the comic strip Peanuts that we’re all familiar with.  Charlie Brown is getting ready to…

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Rhetoric vs. Reality: Republicans Feign Concern For Economy But Push Tax Bailouts That Explode Our Deficit And Don’t Create Jobs

RHETORIC: REPUBLICANS CLAIM THEY CARE ABOUT THE DEFICIT Ø  Senator Coburn: “We have to live within our budget.  What we have is an obligation to our kids and our grandkids.” [Associated Press, 7/8/10] Ø  Senator DeMint: "The Republicans are the only one who can carry the banner of…stop the spending, stop the borrowing, stop the debt,…

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Reid: Republicans Blocked Middle-Class Tax Cuts

Washington, D.C. — Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today after Republicans blocked tax cuts for the middle class:   “It is the height of irresponsibility that in a time of economic hardship Republicans would block tax cuts for middle class families and small businesses in Nevada and across the country.  Even worse…

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Business And Civic Leaders Support Passage Of Middle-Class Tax Cuts Extension

A broad coalition of business, labor, civic, academic and community leaders have voiced their support for Democratic efforts to cut middle class taxes. Business for Shared Prosperity: “Business owners and executives across the nation are telling Congress and the President to stop the $700 billion tax giveaway to the richest 2 percent over the next…

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