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Day March 2, 2011

Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business until 11:00am, with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. The Republicans will control the first 30 minutes, the Majority will control the next 30 minutes, and the remaining time until 11:00am will be equally divided and controlled…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, December 31, 1969

Adopted S.Res.81, a resolution authorizing expenditures by committees of the Senate for the periods March 1, 2011, through September 30, 2011, and October 1, 2011, through September 30, 2012, and October 1, 2012, through February 28, 2013. Agreed to Kirk amendment #123 (Ombudsman for small busienss concerns) Agreed to Bennet amendment #117, as modified (regional…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00030

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 115: Lee S.Amdt.115; To express the sense of the Senate in support of a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.Result: Rejected (58-40, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00030

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 115: Lee S.Amdt.115; To express the sense of the Senate in support of a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.Result: Rejected (58-40, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00029

On the Joint Resolution: H.J.Res.44; A joint resolution making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2011, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (91-9, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00029

On the Joint Resolution: H.J.Res.44; A joint resolution making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2011, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (91-9, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Right Of Families To Mourn In Peace Should Be Protected

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today in reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling against the family of Marine Lance Corporal Matthew Snyder, who lost his life in Iraq in 2006. Sen. Reid led the effort on behalf of 58 U.S. Senators who filed an amicus brief in support of the…

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Reid Spokesman Responds To Boehner: “Tough Talk From Someone Being Bossed Around By A Bunch Of Freshmen”

Washington, D.C. – Jon Summers, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following statement in response to John Boehner’s speech this morning: “That’s tough talk from someone who is being bossed around by a bunch of freshman. It’s surprising that the Speaker of the House is unaware that the Senate is voting on a…

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Reid, Durbin, Schumer Call On Republicans To Immediately Begin Negotiations On Bipartisan, Long-Term Budget Package

After Passing Two-Week Stopgap With Cuts Proposed By Democrats, Senators Call On Republicans To Join Negotiations With Senate Democrats, White House Washington, D.C.–Today Senators Harry Reid, Dick Durbin and Chuck Schumer called on House Republicans to immediately come to the table with Senate Democrats and the White House to begin negotiations on a long-term solution…

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