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Day February 8, 2011

Senate Roll Call Vote #00014

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 34: Nelson (FL) S.Amdt.34; To strike section 605.Result: Agreed to (96-1, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00014

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 34: Nelson (FL) S.Amdt.34; To strike section 605.Result: Agreed to (96-1, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Trade Adjustment Assistance

Without swift Congressional action, the expanded Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program will expire on February 12, leaving hundreds of thousands of hardworking Americans and their families cut off from the assistance and job training they need to help them get back on their feet after their jobs have been shipped overseas.  TAA provides benefits and…

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Reid Spokesman: On Defensive Over Spending, Republicans Struggle To Explain Why $20 Billion In Giveaways To Oil Companies Should Be Off The Table

Washington, D.C. – Jon Summers, a spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following statement today after Republicans suggested subsidies for big oil companies are off the table when it comes to spending cuts: “If Republicans are serious about cutting spending, why are they declaring tens of billions of dollars in government giveaways for…

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Senate Democrats Put Spending Cut Idea On Table In Letter To House GOP, Senators Say $20B Could Be Saved By Ending Subsidies For Oil Companies

Reid, Durbin, Schumer, Murray, Nelson, Menendez, Cardin, Brown, Whitehouse and Gillibrand Ask Republicans to Close Tax Loopholes and End Unneeded Subsidies For Oil Companies Making Record Profits Washington, DC—As House Republicans try to find $32 billion in spending cuts this week,U.S. Senators Harry Reid, Dick Durbin, Charles E. Schumer, Patty Murray, Bill Nelson, Robert Menendez,…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.223, the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act. The following amendments are pending to S.223: Wicker amendment #14, as modified (Excludes TSA from collective bargaining) Blunt amendment #5 (private screening company) Paul #21 (reduce authorization for FAA to FY2008 levels) Wyden #27 (increase test sites for…

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