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Day July 19, 2011

Sens. Mikulski, Cardin Se Unen A Rectores Universitarios, Estudiantes Para Defender A Los Pell Grants

Washington D.C. Los Sens. Barbara Mikulski y Ben Cardin, ambos de Maryland, se unieron hoy a ocho rectores universitarios de instituciones con porcentajes altos de minorías en sus cuerpos estudiantiles, para destacar la importancia de las becas Pell para la prosperidad económica del país. También presentes estuvieron más de 60 estudiantes universitarios quienes llegaron al…

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No roll call votes today

There will be no roll call votes during today’s session of the Senate.  

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Coburn amendment pending

The Coburn amendment #564 (Agent Orange) is pending to H.R.2055, the Military Construction Appropriations bill.  

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Wyden amendment pending

The Wyden amendment #570 (closure of Umatilla Army Chemical Depot in OR) is pending to H.R.2055, the Military Construction Appropriations bill.  

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Vitter amendment pending

The Vitter amendment #568 (no funds expended at a higher rate than the budget resolution for 2012) is pending to H.R.2055, the Military Construction Appropriations bill.  

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Reid: Republicans Would Slash Medicare And Social Security While Constitutionally Protecting Tax Breaks For Yachts And Jets

Washington, D.C.– Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor about the Cut, Cap, and Balance Act. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Today the House will consider legislation that would force the nation to default on our financial obligations for the first time in history unless Congress…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Convenes: 10:00am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for two hours 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 and the Republicans controlling alternating 30-minute blocks…

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