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Day April 5, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Adopted S.Res.129, a resolution honoring the 29 coal miners who perished in the explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine in Montcoal, West Virginia, on April 5, 2010, and remembering all those who have lost their lives while mining for the resources on which the United States relies. Adopted S.Res.130, a resolution designating April 5,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00050

On the Motion to Table: Motion to Table Paul Motion to Commit S.493, to Committee on Foreign Relations, with Instructions; A bill to reauthorize and improve the SBIR and STTR programs, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (90-10, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00050

On the Motion to Table: Motion to Table Paul Motion to Commit S.493, to Committee on Foreign Relations, with Instructions; A bill to reauthorize and improve the SBIR and STTR programs, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (90-10, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: La Constitucion es Clara, Quien Nace en EE.UU. es Ciudadano Estadounidense

Politiquería Republicana con la Constitución siembra división 5 de abril de 2011 Washington, DC-— El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo la siguiente declaración después que el Senador David Vitter (LA) presentara un proyecto de ley que politiza los requisitos para la ciudadanía de EE.UU. “Me decepciona cuando veo a los mismos…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00049

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.4; A bill to repeal the expansion of information reporting requirements for payments of $600 or more to corporations, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (87-12, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00048

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 284: Menendez S.Amdt.284; To protect small businesses from health insurance premium increases or losses of health insurance coverage.Result: Rejected (41-58, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00049

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.4; A bill to repeal the expansion of information reporting requirements for payments of $600 or more to corporations, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (87-12, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00048

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 284: Menendez S.Amdt.284; To protect small businesses from health insurance premium increases or losses of health insurance coverage.Result: Rejected (41-58, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Durbin Statement On The Ryan Budget Proposal

Washington, D.C. – Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL), a member of the President’s fiscal commission, released the following statement today on Congressman Ryan’s budget proposal: “The Ryan Republican budget has three pillars: reduce Medicare benefits by more than half; reduce Medicaid benefits for seniors in nursing homes; and reduce taxes on the wealthiest…

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Stabenow Statement On Upside-Down Priorities In New Republican Budget

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Policy and Communications Center’s Vice Chair Debbie Stabenow released the following statement today regarding the Republican budget that would dismantle Medicare and cut deep into the heart of the middle class, while continuing tax giveaways for special interests: “Next year’s Republican budget is a thinly veiled attempt to dismantle Medicare for…

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