Senate Democrats

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Day July 12, 2011

Liderazgo Republicano de Cantor Pasa de ‘Oscuro, a Negro’ en su Manejo de las Conversaciones Sobre La Deuda- ¿Pero Se Levantará de la Mesa otra Vez?

Washington, D.C. —Varios artículos recientes se preguntan si a Cantor –el segundo republicano en la Cámara, quien huyó de las conversaciones con el Vicepresidente Joe Biden el mes pasado – ¿Le habrá quedado grande la situación?   Un artículo dice, que el Líder Republicano está ‘confundido’…y ha descubierto que ‘el dogmatismo inflexible del Tea Party…


Cantor Jumps ‘Out of Frying Pan and Into the Fire’ to Lead GOP in Debt Talks — But Will he Stick Around This Time?

Multiple Reports Wonder If Cantor—Who Bolted Biden Talks Just Last Month—Has Bitten Off More Than He Can Chew GOP Leader ‘Floundering’ … Has Discovered ‘Tea Party Purism Doesn’t Work At Negotiating Table’… ‘Thinks Way to Win This Haggling Session Is By Walking Out’ After Blocking Grand Bargain, Cantor Has Emerged as Lead Negotiator For GOP…


filing deadline 12pm today

The filing deadline for all first degree amendments to S.1323, a bill to express the sense of the Senate on shared sacrifice in resolving the budget deficit is 12pm today, Tuesday, July 12, 2011. If you Senator has a first degree amendment and would like to preserve his or her right to offer, please send…


Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Convenes: 10am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business 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 with the Majority controlling the final half and the Republicans controlling the final…