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Day July 26, 2011

Reid Statement On 21St Anniversary Of The Americans With Disabilities Act

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid today released the following statement on the 21st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) becoming law: “For the last 21 years, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has brought greater equality to countless Nevadans and Americans across the country.  Through this landmark civil rights measure, we’ve…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Passed S.846 a bill to designate the United States courthouse located at 80 Lafayette Street in Jefferson City, Missouri, as the Christopher S. Bond United States Courthouse. Discharged EPW and passed S.1406, a bill to designate the United States courthouse under construction at 510 19th Street, Bakersfield, California, as the Myron Donovan Crocker United States…

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morning business until 5:00pm

The Senate is in a period of morning business until 5:00pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.

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Reid: Los Republicanos Ponen La Política por Encima de La Economía, Se Oponen A Recortes que Antes Apoyaban En Un Plan Escrito por Ellos Mismos

Washington, DC – El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy en el pleno del Senado sobre la crisis que puede resultar por un incumplimiento. A continuación apartes de su discurso tal como fue preparado: “Se ha hablado mucho en las últimas 24 horas del supuesto duelo entre las diferentes propuestas para elevar el límite…

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roll call vote on confirmation of Engelmayer nomination

12:17pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Paul Engelmayer to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York; Confirmed: 98-0

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00117

On the Nomination: Confirmation Paul A. Engelmayer of New York, to be United States District JudgeResult: Confirmed (98-0, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00117

On the Nomination: Confirmation Paul A. Engelmayer of New York, to be United States District JudgeResult: Confirmed (98-0, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Republicans Put Politics Ahead Of The Economy, Oppose Cuts They Once Supported In A Plan Ripped From Their Own Playbook

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the default crisis. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: There has been a lot of talk in the last 24 hours about so-called dueling plans to raise the debt limit and avert a dangerous default on…

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roll call vote at approximately 12:15pm

At approximately 12:15pm, the Senate will be in Executive Session to consider the nominations of Paul Engelmayer to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York and Ramona Manglona to be Judge for the District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands with 2 minutes of debate. At approximately 12:17pm, the Senate…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Convenes: 10:00am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 12:15pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the Majority controlling the first 30 minutes and the Republicans controlling the second 30 minutes. Following morning business, the Senate will proceed to Executive…

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