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Day June 21, 2011

Job Creation: Sen. Reid Answers Your Questions Live Online

Nevada Senator Harry Reid will be online Wednesday answering your questions about Democratic efforts to create jobs.  The Majority Leader will take part in a question & answer session at WashingtonPost.com tomorrow, Wednesday, June 22nd at 2:00PM ET. Submit your question now — and join Senator Reid online Wednesday afternoon.   UPDATE: The WashingtonPost.com Q&A has…

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Senate Floor Wrap up for Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Discharged Judiciary and Adopted S.Res.202, A resolution designating June 27, 2011, as “National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day”. w/ Conrad amendment Adopted S.Res.212, congratulating the people and Government of the Republic of Slovenia on the twentieth anniversary of the country’s independence.

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Cloture on the motion to proceed to S.679 postponed

By unanimous consent, the cloture motion on the motion to proceed to S.679, the Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act has been postponed until Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, in consultation with the Republican Leader.  If cloture is invoked, time post-cloture will be counted as if…

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Reid Statement On Senate Confirmation Of Leon Panetta

Washington, D.C.–Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following statement today on the Senate confirmation of Defense Secretary Leon Panetta: “I have known Leon Panetta for decades, since we served together in the House of Representatives. He is universally admired for his judgment, intelligence and humor.  He has dedicated his life to public service, beginning with…

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Roll Call Vote on Cloture on S.782, EDA

4:52pm: The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on S.782, the Economic Development Act; Not Invoked: 49-51

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00094

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on S.782; A bill to amend the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965 to reauthorize that Act, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (49-51, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Roll call vote on confirmation of Panetta nomination

4:18pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination of Leon Panetta to be Secretary of Defense; Confirmed: 100-0

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00093

On the Nomination: Confirmation Leon E. Panetta, of California, to be Secretary of DefenseResult: Confirmed (100-0, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00094

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on S.782; A bill to amend the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965 to reauthorize that Act, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (49-51, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00093

On the Nomination: Confirmation Leon E. Panetta, of California, to be Secretary of DefenseResult: Confirmed (100-0, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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