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Day March 1, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Adopted S.Res.83, a resolution designating March 2, 2011, as “Read Across America Day”. Adopted S.Res.84, a resolution expressing support for internal rebuilding, resettlement, and reconciliation within Sri Lanka that are necessary to ensure a lasting process. Adopted S.Res.85, a resolution strongly condemning the gross and systematic violations of human rights Libya, including violent attacks on…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00028

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 112: Motion to Table Toomey-Vitter S.Amdt.112 As Modified; To require that the Government prioritize all obligations on the debt held by the public in the event that the debt limit is reached.Result: Agreed to (52-47, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00027

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 121: Leahy-Grassley S.Amdt.121 As Modified; To improve the bill.Result: Agreed to (97-2, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00028

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 112: Motion to Table Toomey-Vitter S.Amdt.112 As Modified; To require that the Government prioritize all obligations on the debt held by the public in the event that the debt limit is reached.Result: Agreed to (52-47, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00027

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 121: Leahy-Grassley S.Amdt.121 As Modified; To improve the bill.Result: Agreed to (97-2, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Shot/Chaser – Kyl Says Border Security Cuts “Would Do Damage”

Shot: “House Bill Threatens Border Security, Dems Say. Senate Democrats and the Obama administration say a stopgap spending bill passed by House Republicans cuts funding for 250 Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents and threatens future funding for nearly 900 Border Patrol agents. House Republicans dispute that assertion, charging that Democrats are making false accusations for…

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Reid Recognizes Peace Corps — A Highly Cost-Effective Job-Training Program — On Its 50th Anniversary

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid today made the following statement recognizing the 50th Anniversary of the creation of the Peace Corps, one of the most cost-effective job-training programs in the country: “Since President Kennedy established the Peace Corps 50 years ago, hundreds of thousands of Americans, including many from Nevada, have been a force for good around the…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Following any Leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business for 1 hour with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. The Majority will control the first 30 minutes and the Republicans will control the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.23, Patent Reform…

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