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Day May 18, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Adopted Calendar #49, S.Res.174, resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that effective sharing of passenger information from inbound international flight manifests is a crucial component of our national security and that the Department of Homeland Security must maintain the information sharing standards required under the 2007 Passenger Name Record Agreement between the United States…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00073

On the Motion to Proceed: Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S.953; A bill to authorize the conduct of certain lease sales in the Outer Continental Shelf, to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to modify the requirements for exploration, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (42-57, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00073

On the Motion to Proceed: Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S.953; A bill to authorize the conduct of certain lease sales in the Outer Continental Shelf, to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to modify the requirements for exploration, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (42-57, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click…

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Reid, Boxer y 13 Colegas, Aplauden Decisión de la Armada de Bautizar Nuevo Buque de Abastecimiento en Honor a César Chávez

Senadores Demócratas le Agradecieron al Secretario de la Armada Mabus Por Honrar al Líder de Derechos Civiles y de los Trabajadores como Parte de una Tradición de la Armada en la Que se Bautizan Buques Para Honrar a Pioneros y Visionarios 18 de mayo de 2011   CONTACTO: José Dante Parra/ Nathaly Arriola (202) 224-2939…

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Boxer, Reid Join 13 Colleagues In Praising Navy Decision To Name New Supply Ship After César Chávez

Senators Thank Secretary Mabus for Honoring the Labor and Civil Rights Leader in the Tradition of Naming Ships After American Pioneers and Visionaries Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) today joined 13 of their Senate colleagues in commending Navy Secretary Ray Mabus on his decision to…

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Selected Statements from Republican Senators on the Constitutionality of Filibustering Nominees and the Deference Owed to the President’s Nominees

  Senator Alexander “I pledged, then and there, I would never filibuster any President’s judicial nominee, period. I might vote against them, but I will always see they came to a vote.”  (Congressional Chronicle, June 9, 2005) “I am beginning to think it is a train and that there is not much way to avoid a…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 10:30am for debate only with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. At 10:30am, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to…

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