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Day May 17, 2011

Outside The Beltway, Local Media Continues To Highlight Senate Democratic Efforts To End Taxpayer-Funded Subsidies To Big Oil

Salt Lake Tribune Editorial: “The Democrats Are Right, And Hatch Is Not Only Wrong, He Is Being Downright Dishonest If He Keeps Defending The Tax Breaks Even As He Decries The Size Of The National Debt.” Asbury Park, NJ Editorial: Oil Company Claims “Absolutely Embarrassing,” “Take The Breaks Away From the Big Oil Companies.” Albert…


Reid: Goodwin Liu Is An Extremely Qualified Public Servant And Impressive Legal Scholar

Leading Republicans Agree Liu Is More Than Qualified For The Job Washington, D.C.–Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the nomination of Goodwin Liu to the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “Several years ago we faced a confirmation crisis…


Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #31, the nomination of Susan Carney, of Connecticut, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit. There will be up to 2 hours for debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the nomination. As a result, Senators…