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Day January 26, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Passed H.R.366, a bill to provide for an additional temporary extension of programs under the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 (through May 31, 2011). Adopted S.Res.26, a resolution recognizing the anniversary of the tragic earthquake in Haiti on January 12, 2010, honoring those who lost their lives in that…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00001

On the Resolution: S.Res.14; A resolution honoring the victims and heroes of the shooting on January 8, 2011 in Tucson, Arizona.Result: Agreed to (97-0, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00001

On the Resolution: S.Res.14; A resolution honoring the victims and heroes of the shooting on January 8, 2011 in Tucson, Arizona.Result: Agreed to (97-0, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid Statement On The Resolution Honoring Victims And Heroes Of Tucson Shooting

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today following passage of a Senate resolution honoring Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the victims and heroes of the Tucson shooting: “I join my colleagues today in honoring Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and all of the victims of the tragedy in Tucson earlier this month. I am encouraged…

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Senate Democrats: House GOP Budget Will Cost 1 Million Jobs

Middle-Class Americans Can’t Afford Republicans’ Plans To Destroy Jobs Washington, DC—House Republicans’ extreme plans to slash the federal budget will cost 1 million jobs at a time when the economy is finally beginning to turn around, Senate Democrats said at a press conference today. “Last night the President called for us to out-educate, out-innovate and…

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Shot/Chaser

SHOT: Sen. McConnell: "Millions of Americans are still asking the same simple, persistent questions, Mr. President: where are the jobs?” CHASER: SENATE DEMOCRATS ACCUSE REPUBLICANS OF AXING ONE MILLION JOBS by Trish Turner | January 26, 2011 “Accusing congressional Republicans, specifically fiscal hawks and their $2.5 trillion plan for spending cuts, of using ‘a meat ax’ approach, Senate…

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Schumer: House Elections Bill Would Allow Uncontrolled Flood Of Special Interest Money Into Our Elections

Washington, D.C. – Senator Charles Schumer, Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee and Chair of the Senate Rules Committee, released the following statement in response to House Republicans passing a bill that would give special interests more influence over our elections: “This is an attempt to finish the job that the Supreme Court…

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Senate Democrats Introduce Legislation Calling For New Safeguards For National Security, American Economy Against Cyber Attack

Washington, DC—Yesterday Senate Democrats introduced a bipartisan bill to stop state actors, criminals and terrorists in cyberspace determined to harm America’s economy and national security by attacking our technology infrastructure. The bill is sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and the chairs of seven committees of jurisdiction, Chairs Joe Lieberman, Jay Rockefeller, Carl Levin,…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Following any Leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 10:30am with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each, with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. The Republicans will control the first half and the Majority will control the final half.…

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