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Month January 2011

Democrats And Republicans Reach Agreement On Rules Package

McConnell Agrees Not to Pursue Constitutional Option “In This or the Next Congress” Washington, DC— Democrats and Republicans reached an agreement on a rules package today that includes a pledge by Minority Leader Mitch McConnell not to use the so-called “constitutional option” to seek to change Senate rules “in this or the next Congress.” “We…

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Reid Spokesman: Republicans Moving Ahead With Plan To End Social Security & Medicare

Washington, D.C. – Jon Summers, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following statement in response to the news that House Republicans are moving forward on a bill the end Medicare as we know it: “Republicans are trying to carry out their plan to end Social Security and Medicare. In public, Republicans are trying…

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Reid, McConnell Colloquy On Rules Package

McConnell Agrees Not to Pursue Constitutional Option “In This or the Next Congress” Washington, DC—SenateMajority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell today entered into the following colloquy. Below is the text of the colloquy as prepared for delivery: Senator Reid:  Over the past few months, Democrats and Republicans have had many positive discussions…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, January 27, 2011

Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of several resolutions relating to changing the Senate rules, en bloc. There will be up to 8 hours for debate equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. The Senate will recess from 1:00 until 2:15pm to allow for the Democratic…

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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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