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Day March 7, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, March 07, 2011

Adopted S.Res.55, a resolution expressing support for designation of a “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00034

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on S.23; A bill to amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform.Result: Agreed to (87-3, 10 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00033

On the Nomination: Confirmation Anthony J. Battaglia, of California, to the be United States District Judge for the Southern District of CaliforniaResult: Confirmed (89-0, 11 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00032

On the Nomination: Confirmation James E. Shadid, of Illinois, to be U.S. District Judge for the Central District of IllinoisResult: Confirmed (89-0, 11 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00034

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on S.23; A bill to amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform.Result: Agreed to (87-3, 10 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00033

On the Nomination: Confirmation Anthony J. Battaglia, of California, to the be United States District Judge for the Southern District of CaliforniaResult: Confirmed (89-0, 11 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00032

On the Nomination: Confirmation James E. Shadid, of Illinois, to be U.S. District Judge for the Central District of IllinoisResult: Confirmed (89-0, 11 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, March 07, 2011

Morning business until 4:30pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 4:30pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the following nominations: Calendar #4, Anthony Battaglia, of CA, to be US District Judge for the Southern District of CA Calendar #32, Sue Myerscough, of IL, to be…

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Republican Myths about the Impact of the Affordable Care Act on State Budgets

In their efforts to repeal and defund the Affordable Care Act, Republicans continue to make false claims about the impact of the law on federal and state budgets, the economy, and our current health care system.  They ignore nonpartisan analysis from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), which found the cost to be tens of billions…

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Republican Myths about Costs of the Affordable Care Act

In their efforts to repeal and defund the Affordable Care Act, Republicans continue to make false claims about the impact of the law on federal and state budgets, the economy, and the health care system.  They ignore nonpartisan analysis from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and other independent experts and instead concoct arguments based on…

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