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Day April 6, 2011

Senate Roll Call Vote #00051

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 236: Baucus S.Amdt.236; To prohibit the regulation of greenhouse gases from certain sources.Result: Rejected (7-93, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00053

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 215: Rockefeller S.Amdt.215; To suspend, until the end of the 2-year period beginning on the date of enactment of this Act, any Environmental Protection Agency action under the Clean Air Act with respect to carbon dioxide or methane pursuant to certain proceedings, other than with respect to motor vehicle emissions.Result: Rejected…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00052

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 277: Stabenow S.Amdt.277; To suspend, for 2 years, any Environmental Protection Agency enforcement of greenhouse gas regulations, to exempt American agriculture from greenhouse gas regulations, and to increase the number of companies eligible to participate in the successful Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credit Program.Result: Rejected (7-93, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Presupuesto Republicano Cerraría el Medicare

6 de abril de 2011 Washington, D.C. – El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hizo hoy las siguientes declaraciones sobre la propuesta republicano que desmantelaría el Medicare: “Esta propuesta presupuestaria prueba una vez más que los republicanos le han declarado la guerra al Medicare y al Seguro Social, dos programas de los cuales dependen millones…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00051

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 236: Baucus S.Amdt.236; To prohibit the regulation of greenhouse gases from certain sources.Result: Rejected (7-93, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Plan Republicano Para Cerrar el Medicare Aumentara los Costos Médicos de los Retirados, Recortaría Beneficios a 20 Millones de Personas

6 de abril de 2011 Washington, D.C. –Los demócratas quieren reducir el gasto federal y requerirle al gobierno que gaste de acuerdo a sus ingresos. Además, buscan una solución responsable para reducir el déficit y fortalecer nuestra economía. DATOS SOBRE EL MEDICARE Y LOS HISPANOS: Medicare provee asistencia médica a unas 42 millones de personas,…

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Reid: La Última Oferta de los Demócratas No Ha Cambiado: Evitar un Paro Gubernamental, y Aprobar un Presupuesto Inteligente y Responsable

6 de abril de 2011 Washington, DC- El Líder de La Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo la siguiente declaración hoy en el recinto del Senado sobre las negociaciones en torno al presupuesto. A continuación, apartes del discurso tal como fue preparado: “Mientras que se acerca la fecha límite, las negociaciones en torno al presupuesto…

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Republicans’ Rough Day: News Coverage Spotlights How Republicans’ Plan Would End Medicare, Raise Health Care Costs For Seniors

Overwhelmingly Negative Coverage Of Ryan Budget Exposes Radical Plans To “End Medicare,” “Shift Healthcare Costs To Elderly,” “Force Seniors To Pay More For Healthcare” – Probably Not What Republicans Were Hoping For Wall Street Journal: Ryan Plan Would Mean “Higher Out-Of-Pocket Costs And Greater Limits To Coverage.” “The House Republican plan for overhauling Medicare would…

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Reid: Republicans’ Budget Would Shut Down Medicare

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement on the Republican budget proposal to dismantle Medicare as we know it: “This budget proposal is more proof that Republicans have declared war on Medicare and Social Security, programs on which millions of seniors in Nevada and across the country depend. Americans rejected President…

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Moderate Democratic Senators Urge Speaker Boehner To Avoid Government Shutdown That Would Distract From Serious Long-Term Fiscal Challenges

Senators: Congress Needs To Focus On Addressing Debt, Not Short-Term Budget Fights Washington, D.C. – A group of 16 moderate Democratic senators, led by Mark Udall of Colorado, today sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, urging him to prevent a shutdown of the federal government that would hurt our country’s still-fragile economy and…

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