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Day March 8, 2011

Senate Roll Call Vote #00035

On Passage of the Bill: S.23 as Amended; A bill to amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform.Result: Passed (95-5, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00035

On Passage of the Bill: S.23 as Amended; A bill to amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform.Result: Passed (95-5, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: We Must Face Serious Challenge Of Domestic Terrorism Together, Not Divided By Religion

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement regarding hearings on ‘The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community’s Response’ initiated by Rep. Peter King: “I take the threat of terrorism very seriously, and no one is more committed to hunting down terrorists and bringing them to justice, wherever they…

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Senators: Increasing Thefts Of Medical Products Fueling Drug Addiction And Black Markets For Medication — Lawmakers Announce Detailed Plan To Crack Down On Dangerous And Sophisticated Drug Theft Rings

Theft Of Prescription Drugs Fuels Crime Throughout Country, Endangers Patients Who Unknowingly Use Black Market Medication In Hospitals And Doctors Offices, Exposes Newborns To Harm And Puts Illegal Drugs On The Street  With Theft Of Prescription Drugs From Cargo Trucks And Warehouses Up 350% And Armed Robberies Of Pharmacies At An All Time High, Senators…

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On International Women’s Day, Republicans’ Reckless Spending Plan Puts Women’s Health At Risk

“These proposals have nothing to do with being fiscally responsible or cutting the U.S. budget deficit. Instead, these proposals would have serious consequences for women’s health in New York City and across the nation. Removing funding for women’s health clinics through these proposals would likely increase the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, increase the number…

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Reid: Reforming Patent System Will Spur Innovation And Create Jobs

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today following Senate passage of the America Invents Act, which reforms the U.S. Patent system: “Democrats are focused on one thing: creating jobs. The America Invents Act will create as many as 300,000 jobs by promoting innovation and protecting small businesses. This bill will grow our…

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Reid: Sen. Mikulski Honored With 10 Other Trailblazing Women

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today’s announcement on International Women’s Day that Sen. Barbara Mikulski will be inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame: “This International Women’s Day I congratulate my friend, Senator Barbara Mikulski, on her upcoming induction into the National Women’s Hall of Fame along with 10 other…

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Reid: Senate Republicans Go Back On Their Word, Refuse To Vote On Their Own Budget

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today in response to Republicans’ refusal to vote on their own extreme budget proposal. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “Since the moment Republican House of Representatives passed their budget – a bill called H.R. 1 – the country has been waiting to see…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Morning business for 2 hours with Senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each with the Republicans controlling the first hour and the Majority controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.23, the America Invents Act, post-cloture. By unanimous consent, all time during adjournment, morning business and…

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