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Day March 17, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, March 17, 2011

Confirmed Executive Calendar #48, Michael Vickers, to be Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence. Adopted S.Res.51, a resolution recognizing the 190th anniversary of the independence of Greece and celebrating Greek and American democracy. Adopted S.Res.105, a resolution to condemn the December 19, 2010 elections in Belarus, and to call for the immediate release of all…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00045

On the Nomination: Confirmation Amy Berman Jackson, of the District of Columbia, to be U.S. District JudgeResult: Confirmed (97-0, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00044

On the Joint Resolution: H.J.Res.48; A joint resolution making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2011, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (87-13, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00045

On the Nomination: Confirmation Amy Berman Jackson, of the District of Columbia, to be U.S. District JudgeResult: Confirmed (97-0, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00044

On the Joint Resolution: H.J.Res.48; A joint resolution making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2011, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (87-13, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Republicans’ Dangerous Repeal Plan Would Balloon Deficit, While Hurting Sick Children And Small Businesses

Washington, DC—A year after the Affordable Care Act became law, Republicans are still fighting yesterday’s battles. But their wrongheaded repeal plan would raise taxes on small businesses, increase prescription drug prices for seniors and allow insurance companies to once again deny coverage to sick children. And they conveniently ignore the fact that their dangerous repeal plan…

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Reid: Clock Has Started, Time To Forge Long-Term Solution That Cuts Spending While Protecting Jobs

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today regarding Senate passage of a three-week Continuing Resolution: “Today’s vote starts the clock. This is the second time we have extended the deadline for passing a long-term plan that cuts spending and keeps our government running. Democrats have proved we are committed to reducing spending…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, March 17, 2011

Following any leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business until 10:30am with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Majority controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.493, SBIR and STTR…

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