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Day February 14, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, February 14, 2011

S.Res.49, celebrating Black History Month

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00015

On the Nomination: Confirmation Edward J. Davila, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of CaliforniaResult: Confirmed (93-0, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00015

On the Nomination: Confirmation Edward J. Davila, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of CaliforniaResult: Confirmed (93-0, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: El Presupuesto de Obama Propone Decisiones Dificiles, Proteje lo Que Estimula la Economia

14 de febrero de 2011 Washington, DC—El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hizo las siguientes recomendaciones hoy sobre el presupuesto que propuso el presidente para el año fiscal 2012: “El presupuesto del Presidente Obama ofrece un plan a largo plazo busca recortar el déficit por la mitad durante su primer periodo en una manera responsable que…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, February 14, 2011

Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.223, the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization bill. At 4:30pm, the Senate will turn to Executive session to consider the following nominations: Calendar #1, James E. Graves, of Mississippi, to be a U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit; and – Calendar #5, Edward J. Davila,…

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Two Questions for Majority Leader Eric Cantor

Re: Two Questions For Majority Leader Eric Cantor In advance of his briefing today, here are two questions for House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. ·         Why didn’t you speak out against President Bush as he turned a record surplus into a record deficit during his first term? In his first term, President Bush increased the…

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Reid: President Obama’s Budget Makes Tough Choices While Protecting What Makes Our Economy Grow

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement regarding President Obama’s 2012 budget proposal: “The President’s budget offers a long-term plan to responsibly cut the deficit in half in his first term while investing in things that grow our economy, such as education, innovation and infrastructure. “The President’s plan stands in stark contrast to Republicans’ record.…

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ICYMI: House Republican spending proposal proves too extreme for…other House Republicans

1:12 PM By Reid Epstein The Tea Party-influenced continuing resolution to the federal budget proposed Friday by House Republican leadership has two early local critics: Reps. Peter King (R-Seaford) and Michael Grimm (R-Staten Island). King and Grimm took a clear shot at GOP leadership this morning, bemoaning cuts to mass transit, the federal low-income heating assistance…

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Reid Spokesman: McConnell Thinks ‘We Don’t Have The Money’ To Invest In Education But We Do Have The Money To Give Away Billions In Handouts To Big Oil

Washington, D.C. – Jon Summers, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following statement in response to Sen. Mitch McConnell’s remarks on the budget: “It’s incomprehensible how Sen. McConnell thinks ‘we don’t have the money’ to invest in education, innovation and infrastructure, but we can waste billions on handouts to oil companies and insurance…

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