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Day September 12, 2011

roll call vote on cloture on the motion to proceed to H.J.Res.66

5:30pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.J.Res.66, which is expected to be the legislative vehicle for additional FEMA funds in addition to the underlying Burma language; Not Invoked: 53-33

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00131

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.J.Res.66; A joint resolution approving the renewal of import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003.Result: Rejected (53-33, 14 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00131

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.J.Res.66; A joint resolution approving the renewal of import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003.Result: Rejected (53-33, 14 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: We Will Never Forget September 11th

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the anniversary of the September 11th attacks. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: I remember Tuesday, September 11, very, very clearly. Senator Daschle held his Tuesday morning leadership meeting and I was the first Senator in…

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5:30pm cloture vote on the motion to proceed to H.J.Res.66

At 5:30pm today, the Senate will conduct a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.J.Res.66, which is expected to be the legislative vehicle for additional FEMA funds in addition to the underlying Burma language.

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Cornyn: Struggling Economy Is ‘President’s Problem’

GOP Continues To Be More Interested In Political Gain Than Health Of Economy House GOP Aide On President’s Jobs Package: ‘Why Hand Him A Win?’ Sen. Cornyn Said The Economy “Is A Problem For the President and His Party.” “So it was notable to hear National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman John Cornyn bluntly state last…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, September 12, 2011

Convenes: 2:00pm Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 4:30pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.J.Res.66, Burma Sanctions. At 5:30pm, the Senate will conduct a roll…

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