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Day December 8, 2010

Senate Roll Call Vote #00265

On the Motion: Motion to Forever Disqualify G. Thomas Porteous, Jr. to Hold and Enjoy Any Office of Honor, Trust, or Profit Under the United States; A resolution impeaching G. Thomas Porteous, Jr., judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, for high crimes and misdemeanors.Result: Agreed to (94-2, 4…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00264

Guilty or Not Guilty: Article IV, Articles of Impeachment v. Judge G. Thomas Porteous; A resolution impeaching G. Thomas Porteous, Jr., judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, for high crimes and misdemeanors.Result: Guilty (90-6, 4 members not voting, 2/3 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00260

On the Motion: Motion to Disaggregate the Articles of Impeachment Against Judge Thomas G. Porteous; A resolution impeaching G. Thomas Porteous, Jr., judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, for high crimes and misdemeanors.Result: Rejected (0-94, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00263

Guilty or Not Guilty: Article III, Articles of Impeachment v. Judge G. Thomas Porteous; A resolution impeaching G. Thomas Porteous, Jr., judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, for high crimes and misdemeanors.Result: Guilty (88-8, 4 members not voting, 2/3 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00262

Guilty or Not Guilty: Article II, Articles of Impeachment v. Judge G. Thomas Porteous; A resolution impeaching G. Thomas Porteous, Jr., judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, for high crimes and misdemeanors.Result: Guilty (69-27, 4 members not voting, 2/3 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00261

Guilty or Not Guilty: Article I, Articles of Impeachment v. Judge G. Thomas Porteous ; A resolution impeaching G. Thomas Porteous, Jr., judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, for high crimes and misdemeanors.Result: Guilty (96-0, 4 members not voting, 2/3 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00260

On the Motion: Motion to Disaggregate the Articles of Impeachment Against Judge Thomas G. Porteous; A resolution impeaching G. Thomas Porteous, Jr., judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, for high crimes and misdemeanors.Result: Rejected (0-94, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Military Leaders And Prominent Republicans Call For Repeal Of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

The nation’s top military leaders and prominent Republicans have urged Congress to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” Repealing this policy not only will improve troop readiness, but our military leadership has testified that it will not harm troop morale or unit cohesion. In addition to strengthening our Armed Forces by repealing this policy, passage of…

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Reid: Justice Realized For Black Farmers And Native American Trust Account Holders After Years Of Discrimination And Mismanagement

Washington, D.C. — Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today after President Obama signed into law the Cobell/Pigford settlement agreements, which compensates black farmers and Native American trust account holders for past discrimination and mismanagement:   “With the signing of this law, countless black farmers and Native American trust account holders can finally…

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Reid: Republicans Care More About Tax Breaks For Millionaires Than Protecting Our Seniors

Washington, D.C. — Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today after Senate Republicans blocked passage of a cost-of-living increase for Social Security recipients:   “Republicans let seniors in Nevada and across the nation see what their priorities are today. By blocking a simple cost-of-living increase for Social Security recipients, Republicans showed they care…

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