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Month July 2011

Senate Roll Call Vote #00122

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to S.627, with S.Amdt.589; A bill to establish the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays.Result: Rejected (50-49, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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roll call vote on motion to invoke cloture on motion to concur in the House message with Reid amendment

1:00 pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Reid motion to concur in the House amendment to S.627 with the Reid amendment #589, the legislative vehicle for the debt limit increase; Not Invoked: 50-49 (Senator Reid changed his vote to no in order to enter a motion…

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Reid: Compromise Is The Only Path Forward

Those Who Have Said They Will Never Compromise on Any Terms Should Think About Who Their Stubbornness Will Hurt Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding what is at stake with a default. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: As the clock ticks…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00122

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to S.627, with S.Amdt.589; A bill to establish the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays.Result: Rejected (50-49, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Roll call vote at approximately 1:00pm today

At approximately 1:00pm today, the Senate will conduct a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Reid motion to concur in the House amendment to S.627 with the Reid amendment #589, the legislative vehicle for the debt limit increase.  

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Reid: Our Message To The World Is That This Congress Is Moving Forward, And We Are Moving Forward Together

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following statement on the Senate floor this evening about a bipartisan agreement to cut the deficit and raise the debt ceiling: For the last few weeks Congress has been locked in partisan gridlock. Today, I am relieved to say that leaders from both parties have come…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Sunday, July 31, 2011

Convenes: 12:00pm Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to concur in the House message to accompany S.627 with the Reid amendment with the time until 1:00pm equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. At approximately 1:00pm, the Senate conduct a roll call vote on the…

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Senate Floor Wrap up for Saturday, July 30, 2011

Adopted S.Res.246, recognizing and commending the 2011 National Veterans Wheelchair Games, to be held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania August 1 through August 6, 2011.  

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next roll call vote at approx 1:00PM on Sunday, July 31, 2011

The Senate will conduct a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House message to accompany S.627 with the Reid amendment at 1:00PM (tomorrow afternoon) on Sunday, July 31, 2011.  

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La Bancada Demócrata le Pide a Republicanos que Cesen de Obstruir la Ultima Opcion Viable para Evitar una Crisis Económica

VIDEO: LOS REPUBLICANOS OBSTRUYEN EL PLAN PARA RESOLVER EL IMPASSE DE LA DEUDA PUBLICA     WASHINGTON, DC— Hoy la Bancada Demócrata del Senado celebró una rueda de prensa, pidiéndole a los republicanos que cesen de obstruir la última opción viable para evitar una crisis económica. Después de negarse a negociar con los demócratas ayer,…

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