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Day February 17, 2011

Senate Roll Call Vote #00021

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 4: Motion to Table McCain S.Amdt.4; To repeal the essential air service program.Result: Agreed to (61-38, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00020

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on S.223; A bill to modernize the air traffic control system, improve the safety, reliability, and availability of transportation by air in the United States, provide modernization of the air traffic control system, reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (96-2, 2 members…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00020

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on S.223; A bill to modernize the air traffic control system, improve the safety, reliability, and availability of transportation by air in the United States, provide modernization of the air traffic control system, reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (96-2, 2 members…

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BREAKING: John Boehner’s Threat To Shut Down Gov’t Without Any Negotiation Receives Important Endorsement From…

Palin: Government Shutdown May Help Fight Rising Debt By Lisa Lerer – Feb 17, 2011 3:16 PM ET · Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, weighing a presidential bid next year, said she opposes raising the U.S. debt ceiling and welcomes a government shutdown in the fight over federal spending. Speaking today to business executives and civic leaders in Woodbury,…

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Reid Statement On Boehner’s Threat To Shut Down The Government Without Any Negotiation

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today in response to Speaker Boehner’s announcement that he refuses to negotiate on even a short-term funding measure to keep the government from shutting down: “I am disappointed that Speaker Boehner doesn’t believe he has the votes to avoid a government shutdown, unless his…

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Reid: Aviation Jobs Bill Is A Down Payment On Democrats’ Jobs Agenda

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement on today’s passage of the Aviation Jobs Bill: “The Aviation Jobs Bill is a good example of what we can accomplish when Democrats and Republicans work together. This bipartisan bill, which will create or save 280,000 jobs, is a downpayment on the jobs agenda Senate Democrats announced…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, February 17, 2011

Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.223, FAA Authorization. There will be 2 hours for debate equally divided and controlled between the proponents and opponents prior to a cloture vote on the Inhofe amendment #7, as modified. Senators should expect the cloture vote on the Inhofe amendment to begin around 12:10pm.…

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