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Day February 3, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, February 03, 2011

Adopted S.Res.42, a resolution making Majority Party committee appointments. Adopted S.Res.43, a resolution making Minority Party committee appointments. Adopted S.Res.44, a resolution supporting democracy, universal rights, and the peaceful transition to a representative government in Egypt. Adopted S.Res.45, a resolution congratulating the Eastern Washington University Football team for winning the 2010 National Collegiate Athletic Association…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00011

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 19: Motion to Table Paul S.Amdt.19; To limit the application of the Davis-Bacon Act in the case of projects funded under this Act.Result: Agreed to (55-42, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00010

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 8: Whitehouse S.Amdt.8; To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for aiming laser pointers at airplanes, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (96-1, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00011

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 19: Motion to Table Paul S.Amdt.19; To limit the application of the Davis-Bacon Act in the case of projects funded under this Act.Result: Agreed to (55-42, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00010

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 8: Whitehouse S.Amdt.8; To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for aiming laser pointers at airplanes, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (96-1, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Democrats Urge GOP To Drop Threats Of Government Shutdown, Join Responsible Approach To Deficit Reduction

Government Shutdown Could Delay Social Security Checks, Deny Veterans Access To Health Care, Leave Nation’s Borders Unprotected Washington, DC— U.S. Senators Harry Reid, Dick Durbin, Chuck Schumer, Patty Murray and Bob Casey today urged Republicans to join in a responsible approach to deficit reduction, and drop threats to force a government shutdown that would have…

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Begich, Nelson, Casey, Manchin Fight To Save “Essential Air Service” Program — EAS Helps Lure Businesses, Boost Tourism And Provides A Lifeline For Rural Communities Across The Country

Without EAS Program 154 Rural Communities Across the Country Would Be Stripped of Air Service, Crippling Economies – 44 in AK, 7 in NE, 6 in PA and 5 in WV Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Mark Begich (D-AK), Ben Nelson (D-NE), Bob Casey (D-PA), and Joe Manchin (D-WV) today released a letter outlining their…

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Reid Statement On Resolution Calling For Mubarak To Immediately Begin Transition To Democracy And Enact Reforms To Hold Free, Fair And Internationally Credible Elections

Washington, D.C. –Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement tonight after the Senate passed a resolution calling on Egypt to begin the transition to a democratic political system: “I strongly support Senator Kerry and Senator McCain’s bipartisan resolution which passed the Senate tonight. The resolution calls on President Mubarak to immediately begin an orderly…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, February 03, 2011

Morning business until 10:30am. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.223, the FAA Authorization bill. The following amendments are pending to S.223: – Wicker amendment #14 (Excludes TSA from collective bargaining) – Blunt amendment #5 (private screening company) – Nelson (FL) #34 (NASA) – Paul #21 (reduce authorization for FAA to FY2008…

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