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Month March 2011

Senate Roll Call Vote #00046

On the Nomination: Confirmation Mae A. D’Agostino, of New York, to be U.S. District JudgeResult: Confirmed (88-0, 12 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid, Harkin, Sanders, Franken, Blumenthal Resaltan El Peligroso Plan Republicano Para Acabar Con El Seguro Social

Hablaron sobre la peligrosa idea republicana que busca desmantelar el Seguro Social, demorar la distribución de beneficios a las personas mayores 28 de marzo de 2011   Washington, D.C.–Hoy los Senadores Harry Reid, Tom Harkin, Bernie Sanders, Al Franken y Richard Blumenthal le advirtieron a los republicanos durante un evento con más de 300 personas…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, March 28, 2011

Following any leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business until 3pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.493, the Small Business Jobs bill. At 4:30pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Calendar…

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Reid: President Lays Out Clear Vision For Libya’s Freedom

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today following President Obama’s speech on U.S. military involvement in Libya: “The United States has a proud history of standing alongside those who stand up for their own freedom. This month, as Moammar Gaddafi’s forces massed outside the rebel-held city of Benghazi, Libya and prepared to…

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Reid, Harkin, Sanders, Franken, Blumenthal Highlight Republicans’ Dangerous Plan To End Social Security As We Know It

Addressed Republicans’ Dangerous Plan To Dismantle Social Security, Delay Distribution Of Benefits To Seniors Washington, D.C.–Today Senators Harry Reid, Tom Harkin, Bernie Sanders, Al Franken and Richard Blumenthal told Republicans to “Back Off Social Security” during an event with more than 300 of the program’s supporters. The senators  discussed the GOP’s dangerous plan to privatize…

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Reid: Biggest Gap In Budget Negotiations Isn’t Between Republicans And Democrats – It’s Between Republicans And Republicans

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today regarding ongoing budget negotiations, which are being derailed by Republican infighting. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “I welcome back all of my colleagues from what I hope was a productive week back home. “The past week was a productive one for the…

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Reid: Tea Party, GOP Infighting Is Threatening Our Nation’s Economy

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today regarding Tea Party Republicans derailing negotiations between Democrats and mainstream Republicans over a responsible budget: “I am extremely disappointed that after weeks of productive negotiations with Speaker Boehner, Tea Party Republicans are scrapping all the progress we have made and threatening to shut down the…

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Schumer Statement On Status Of Bipartisan Budget Talks

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer released the following statement Friday evening on the status of budget negotiations with House Republicans: “After days of positive negotiations, with significant flexibility shown by the Speaker, the House Republican leadership is back to agonizing over whether to give in to right-wing demands that they abandon any compromise on…

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Reid Statement On NATO Enforcement Of Libya No-Fly Zone

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today regarding the announcement that NATO would assume responsibility for enforcing the no-fly zone over Libya: “The agreement among all 28 member nations of NATO to take command over enforcement of the no-fly zone over Libya is a clear sign of progress in our efforts to…

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Senators Announce Blackberry Will Remove Apps That Help Drunk Drivers Evade Police

Numerous Applications For Smartphones Help Drivers Identify Where Local Police Officers Have Set Up DUI Checkpoints – Allowing Intoxicated Drivers To Avoid Them Yesterday, Senators Reid, Schumer, Lautenberg and Tom Udall Asked Research in Motion (RIM), Google and Apple to Remove These Applications From Their Online Stores Today, Research in Motion, Maker of BlackBerry, Told…

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