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Day December 20, 2010

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, December 20, 2010

Passed H.R.81, Shark Conservation Act of 2009 (with Kerry-Snowe amendment, International Fisheries). Passed H.R.1746, Predisaster Mitigation ACt of 2010 (with Lieberman substitute). Passed H.R.4748, Northern Border Counternarcotics Strategy Act of 2010 (with Schumer substitute). Passed H.R.6412, ACcess to Criminal History Records for State Sentencing Commission Act. Confirmed Willian Berger to be U.S. Marshal for the…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00287

On the Amendment: LeMieux S.Amdt.4847; To amend the Treaty to require negotiations to address the disparity between tactical nuclear weapon stockpiles.Result: Rejected (35-62, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00286

On the Amendment: Thune S.Amdt.4841; To modify the deployed delivery vehicle limits of the Treaty.Result: Rejected (33-64, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00285

On the Amendment: Inhofe S.Amdt.4833; To increase the number of Type One and Type Two inspections allowed under the Treaty.Result: Rejected (33-64, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00287

On the Amendment: LeMieux S.Amdt.4847; To amend the Treaty to require negotiations to address the disparity between tactical nuclear weapon stockpiles.Result: Rejected (35-62, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00286

On the Amendment: Thune S.Amdt.4841; To modify the deployed delivery vehicle limits of the Treaty.Result: Rejected (33-64, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00285

On the Amendment: Inhofe S.Amdt.4833; To increase the number of Type One and Type Two inspections allowed under the Treaty.Result: Rejected (33-64, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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The Benefits of the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act (State-by-State Fact Sheets)

On December 17, 2010, the President signed the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act (H.R.4853;P.L. 111-312) into law.  This legislation extends tax cuts for America’s middle class and a wide range of individuals and businesses that would have otherwise expired at the end of this month. For information provided by the White…

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S. Amdt. 4885 to H.R. 3082, Continuing Resolution Through March 4, 2011

Summary This week, the Senate is expected to consider a Continuing Resolution that will fund federal government operations through March 4, 2011.  Under the new Continuing Resolution, funding would continue at Fiscal Year 2010 enacted levels for most programs.  This legislation was offered as a Senate amendment, S.Amdt. 4885, to the Fiscal Year 2011 Consolidated…

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Reid Spokesman: Fox News Agrees It Should Not Take “Christmas Miracle” For GOP To Stop Blocking Health Care For 9/11 First Responders

Fox Hosts Call Obstruction “Maddening,” “Disgusting,” A “National Shame,” A “National Disgrace,” And Consistently Hold Republicans’ “Feet to the Fire” Washington, DC—Jon Summers, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following statement on Republican efforts to block adequate health care for 9/11 workers: “Republican attempts to block health care for people who got sick…

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