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Month July 2011

morning business extended until 6pm

Morning business has been extended until 6:00pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.  

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Reid: El Senado Actuara Para Prevenir un Incumplimiento, Mantener Viva a la Economía

REID: EL SENADO ACTUARA PARA PREVENIR UN INCUMPLIMIENTO, MANTENER VIVA LA ECONOMIA Washington, D.C.- El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones   “La Cámara de Representantes todavía no ha votado sobre el plan del Presidente de la Cámara Boehner, pero aun así, es un plan imperfecto. “Por eso llevan…

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It’s Now Or Never, Leader McConnell

Washington Post: ‘What Will Mitch McConnell Do?’ WaPo: MCCONNELL HAS BEEN HOLDING OUT FOR THE BOEHNER BILL “McConnell, to date, has deferred to the House Republican majority to pass a bill — issuing a series of strong statements expressing support for the Boehner legislation.  And, according to aides familiar with McConnell’s thinking, he remains committed…

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morning business until 3:30pm

Morning business has been extended until 3:30pm.  

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Reid: Senate Will Act To Avert Default, Keep The Economy Alive

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding a path forward to avert a default crisis. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Although the House of Representatives has not yet voted on Speaker Boehner’s plan, that plan is flawed. That is why they have…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Friday, July 29, 2011

Convenes: 9:30am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will recess until 11:00am. At 11:00am, the Senate will be in morning business until 12:00pm 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. At 12:00pm, the Majority Leader will…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00120

On the Motion to Table: Motion to Table the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to S.627; A bill to establish the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays.Result: Agreed to (0-0, threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, July 28, 2011

Passed H.R.2608, the Small Business Program Extension and Reform Act of 2011 w/ Landrieu substitute amendment

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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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recess subject to the call of the Chair

The Senate stands in recess subject to the call of the Chair.  When the Senate reconvenes, another message will be posted.  The unofficial transcript of Senator Reid’s remarks is below. 19:42:42 NSP} (MR. REID) { NOT AN OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT } MR. REID: MR. PRESIDENT, WE’RE AWAITING ACTION ON THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THEIR BILL. FOR…

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