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Day March 15, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Adopted S.Res.96, congratulating the Army Dental Corps on its 100th Anniversary. Passed S.J.Res.7, reappointment of Shirley Ann Jackson as a citizen regent of the Smithsonian Board of Regents. Passed S.J.Res.8, appointment of Stephen M. Chase as a citizen regent of the Smithsonian Board of Regents. Passed S.J.Res.9, reappointment of Robert P. Kogod as a citizen…

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Schumer On House Budget Vote: Boehner Needed Democratic Votes To Avert Shutdown, Will Need Them On Long-Term Measure Too

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer released the following statement Tuesday after votes from House Democrats made the difference in passing a three-week spending measure to avert a government shutdown. Conservative House Republicans defected by the dozens on the stopgap measure even though it included $6 billion in spending cuts because the bill did not…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business until 11:00am, with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each, with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of S.493, SBIR…

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