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Day May 4, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, May 04, 2011

Discharged the Judiciary committee and adopted S.Res.151, congratulating the University of Minnesota Duluth men’s ice hockey team on winning their first National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Men’s Hockey National Championship.   Adopted S.Res.164, recognizing the teachers of the United States for their contributions to the development and progress of our nation.   

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00066

On the Nomination: Confirmation John J. McConnell, Jr. of Rhode Island, to be U.S. District JudgeResult: Confirmed (50-44, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00066

On the Nomination: Confirmation John J. McConnell, Jr. of Rhode Island, to be U.S. District JudgeResult: Confirmed (50-44, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00065

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of John J. McConnell, Jr. of Rhode Island to be U.S. District JudgeResult: Agreed to (63-33-1, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00064

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on S.493; A bill to reauthorize and improve the SBIR and STTR programs, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (52-44, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00065

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of John J. McConnell, Jr. of Rhode Island to be U.S. District JudgeResult: Agreed to (63-33-1, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00064

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on S.493; A bill to reauthorize and improve the SBIR and STTR programs, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (52-44, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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In Letter, Reid, Menendez Urge End To Wasteful Handouts To Big Oil Companies

Call On Senate Colleagues To Join Effort To Close Tax Loopholes And End Unneeded Subsidies For Big Oil Companies That Rake In Record Profits While Hiking Prices Money Saved By Revoking Handouts Will Go Towards Reducing The Deficit Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid and New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez today urged Senate colleagues to join…

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Reid: Republicans Pay Lip Service To Jobs While Blocking Jobs Bill For Nearly Two Months

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement after Republicans blocked the Small Businesses jobs bill: “At every turn, Republicans have blocked us from creating jobs. For nearly two months, they have held up our efforts to help small businesses innovate, grow and put Americans back to work. Now they have blocked this bill altogether, despite our efforts to…

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In Letter, Reid, Menendez Urge End To Wasteful Handouts To Big Oil Companies

Call On Senate Colleagues To Join Effort To Close Tax Loopholes And End Unneeded Subsidies For Big Oil Companies That Rake In Record Profits While Hiking Prices Money Saved By Revoking Handouts Will Go Towards Reducing The Deficit Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid and New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez today urged Senate colleagues to join…

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