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Day June 27, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap up for Monday, June 27, 2011

Passed H.R.2279, FAA extension (extends to July 22, 2011) Adopted S.Con.Res.15, A concurrent resolution supporting the goals and ideals of World Malaria Day, and reaffirming United States leadership and support for efforts to combat malaria as a critical component of the President’s Global Health Initiative with a DeMint amendment Adopted S.Res.217, a resolution calling for…


DPCC Fact Check: We Rate This Kyl Statement “Half True”

  TRUE: Kyl Says GOP’s Own Budget Increases National Debt By Trillions of Dollars. “The Ryan Budget That Passed The House and that most of us on the Republican side voted for over here adds $5 trillion to the debt over the next ten years.”  [Kyl Floor Statement, 6/27/11] House GOP Budget Would Raise the…


Reid: Putting Americans Back To Work Must Be Our Most Important Debt-Reduction Strategy

Washington, D.C.–Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor on Democrats’ efforts to create jobs. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Mr. President, last Thursday Democrats sat down with the chief executives of three successful corporations. Their companies are responsible for the jobs and livelihoods of almost 100,000…


Reid Habla En El Pleno Del Senado Sobre Los Beneficios De La Inmigración

27 de junio de 2011   Washington, D.C.—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo hoy las siguientes declaracionesen el pleno del Senado sobre la importancia de generar empleos, los beneficios económicos de la inmigración y de no perder talento estadounidense a otros países. Reid hizo este discurso un día antes de la audiencia que presidirá…


Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, June 27, 2011

Convenes: 2pm Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 6pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the exception of Senator Sanders, who will be recognized at 4pm for up to 90 minutes. As previously announced, there will be no roll call votes on…