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Day March 16, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Adopted H.Con.Res.27, a concurent resolution providing for the acceptance of a statue of Gerald R. Ford from the people of Michigan for placement in the United States Capitol. Adopted S.Res.94, a resolution to express the sense of the Senate in support of reducing its budget by at least five percent. Adopted S.Res.103, a resolution providing…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00043

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 216: Casey S.Amdt.216; To require contractors to notify small business concerns that have been included in offers relating to contracts let by Federal agencies.Result: Agreed to (99-0, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00043

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 216: Casey S.Amdt.216; To require contractors to notify small business concerns that have been included in offers relating to contracts let by Federal agencies.Result: Agreed to (99-0, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00042

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 193: Snowe S.Amdt.193; To strike the Federal authorization of the National Veterans Business Development Corporation.Result: Agreed to (99-0, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00041

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 182: Nelson (NE) S.Amdt.182; Of a perfecting nature.Result: Agreed to (98-1, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00042

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 193: Snowe S.Amdt.193; To strike the Federal authorization of the National Veterans Business Development Corporation.Result: Agreed to (99-0, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00041

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 182: Nelson (NE) S.Amdt.182; Of a perfecting nature.Result: Agreed to (98-1, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Budget Votes Continue To Make Case For Compromise

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today regarding the need for Republicans to compromise on a long-term Continuing Resolution: “No one can count the number of times this chamber has heard calls for compromise.  That call has come from Senators of good faith, from every era, from Senators on both sides.  Indeed,…

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Memo: Republicans’ Reckless Plans Would Drive Up Drug Prices for Seniors, Put Sick Kids At Risk And Explode Our Deficit

To: Interested Parties Fr: Democratic Policy and Communications Center Re: Republicans’ Reckless Plans Would Drive Up Drug Prices for Seniors, Put Sick Kids At Risk And Explode Our Deficit While Democrats have moved on to creating jobs, after a year, Republicans are still obsessed with yesterday’s battles. There are various reckless Republican plans to take…

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How It’s Playing: “Checkmate,” “Boehner’s Weakened Hand,” “No More Good Moves For Boehner In Spending Fight”

The news coverage today is clear: Republican defections show that Speaker Boehner must work with moderate Republicans and Democrats to forge a compromise that makes responsible cuts while keeping American jobs safe. It’s time for Speaker Boehner to abandon the extreme tea party members who continue to push for a government shutdown unless they get…

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