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Day March 10, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, March 10, 2011

Confirmed Timothy J. Feighery, of New York, to be Chairman of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the US.

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00038

On the Nomination: Confirmation Max Oliver Cogburn, Jr., of North Carolina, to be U.S. District JudgeResult: Confirmed (96-0, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00038

On the Nomination: Confirmation Max Oliver Cogburn, Jr., of North Carolina, to be U.S. District JudgeResult: Confirmed (96-0, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Time For Political Posturing Is Over, Time For Pragmatism Is Overdue

They Insisted On The Two-Week Deadline, Now They Must Help Us Meet It Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today regarding yesterday’s budget votes in the Senate. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “It’s time, once again, for us to get down to business.  Yesterday’s budget votes didn’t bring us…

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Reid Spokesman Responds To Republican Letter Vowing To Block All Jobs Bills

Washington, DC— Jon Summers, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following statement in response to a letter from Senate Republicans vowing to block any bills that create American jobs: “After ignoring jobs for months, Republicans are making it official by vowing to block every bill that creates American jobs.”

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Reid: Republicans Scapegoating Teachers, Public Employees To Launch Ideological Attack On Rights Of Working People

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement regarding yesterday’s vote by the Wisconsin state legislature to strip the collective bargaining rights of public employees: “I am disappointed in the Wisconsin legislature’s decision to trample on the rights of teachers and other public employees. I have always supported workers’ rights in Nevada and across…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, March 10, 2011

Following any Leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 2:15pm, with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 10:30am, Senator Moran will deliver his maiden speech to the Senate. At 2:15pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive session to consider the nomination of Max Oliver, Jr.,…

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