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Month January 2011

Senate Roll Call Vote #00004

On the Resolution: S.Res.8; A resolution amending the Standing Rules of the Senate to provide for cloture to be invoked with less than a three-fifths majority after additional debate.Result: Rejected (12-84, 4 members not voting, 2/3 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00003

On the Resolution: S.Res.29; A resolution to permit the waiving of the reading of an amendment if the text and adequate notice are provided.Result: Agreed to (81-15, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00006

On the Resolution: S.Res.21 As Amended; A resolution to amend the Standing Rules of the Senate to provide procedures for extended debate.Result: Rejected (46-49, 5 members not voting, 2/3 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00005

On the Resolution: S.Res.10 As Amended; A resolution to improve the debate and consideration of legislative matters and nominations in the Senate.Result: Rejected (44-51, 5 members not voting, 2/3 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00002

On the Resolution: S.Res.28; A resolution to establish as a standing order of the Senate that a Senator publicly disclose a notice of intent to objecting to any measure or matter.Result: Agreed to (92-4, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00004

On the Resolution: S.Res.8; A resolution amending the Standing Rules of the Senate to provide for cloture to be invoked with less than a three-fifths majority after additional debate.Result: Rejected (12-84, 4 members not voting, 2/3 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00003

On the Resolution: S.Res.29; A resolution to permit the waiving of the reading of an amendment if the text and adequate notice are provided.Result: Agreed to (81-15, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00002

On the Resolution: S.Res.28; A resolution to establish as a standing order of the Senate that a Senator publicly disclose a notice of intent to objecting to any measure or matter.Result: Agreed to (92-4, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Republicans’ Irresponsible Debt Ceiling Proposal

This week, Sen. Pat Toomey introduced S.163, an irresponsible bill regarding the debt ceiling that he previewed in a Wall Street Journal op-ed last week. In the House, a companion bill is being touted by the Republican Study Committee, the same group of House Republicans that earlier this month proposed draconian budget cuts that would…

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Reid Announces Committee Assignments For The 112th Congress

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following statement on the announcement of committees for the 112th Congress: “This Congress has incredibly important work to do moving our country forward, creating jobs in Nevada and across the nation and strengthening the middle class. I am thankful to all my colleagues in the Senate for the…

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