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Day July 7, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, July 7, 2011

Adopted S.Res.229, recognizing the heroic efforts of firefighters to contain numerous wildfires that have affected thousands of people throughout the United States.

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Reid: Los Republicanos Ponen El Bienestar De Los Millonarios y Multimillonarios Adelante Del Bien De Esta Gran Nación

Washington, D.C.—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy en el pleno del Senado sobre la necesidad de compartir el sacrificio para recudir el déficit. A continuación, apartes de su discurso tal como fue preparado: “Hoy el Senado considera legislación que pide a millonarios y multimillonarios que contribuyan a nuestros esfuerzos para…

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In His Battle To Protect Tax Loopholes, McConnell Looks Like A General Without An Army

DPCC Releases New Video Showing How Far Out On A Limb McConnell Is On Revenues MCCONNELL CONTINUES TO STICK TO HIS GUNS ON REVENUE… McConnell “Slams Shut” The Door on Revenues. “Even as Cantor cracked the door open, however, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) slammed it shut, reiterating the long-standing Republican position that policymakers…

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Reid: Republicans Putting The Good Of Millionaires And Billionaires Ahead Of The Good Of This Great Nation

Washington, D.C.– Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the need for shared sacrifice in deficit reduction efforts. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Today the Senate will consider legislation calling on millionaires and billionaires to contribute to this country’s effort to reduce our deficit. Republicans have already asked the…

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Next roll call vote 5:30pm on Monday, July 11

There will be no further roll call votes this week.  The next roll call vote will be at approximately 5:30pm on Monday, July 11, 2011 on the motion to proceed to S.1323, a bill to express the sense of the Senate on shared sacrifice in resolving the budget deficit.  

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roll call vote on cloture on motion to proceed to S.1323

10:00am the Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1323, a bill to express the sense of the Senate on shared sacrifice in resolving the budget deficit; Invoked: 74-22

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00106

On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.1323; A bill to express the sense of the Senate on shared sacrifice in resolving the budget deficit.Result: Agreed to (74-22, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Schedule for Thursday, July 7, 2011

Convenes: 9:30am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Calendar #93, S.1323, a bill to express the sense of the Senate on shared sacrifice in resolving the budget deficit, with the time until 10:00am equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees, with Senators permitted to speak for up…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00106

On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.1323; A bill to express the sense of the Senate on shared sacrifice in resolving the budget deficit.Result: Agreed to (74-22, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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