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Day September 19, 2011

Reid Celebrates Achievements of Hispanic Americans

Last Thursday marked the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, a time to honor the many contributions that Hispanic Americans have made to help shape our nation. For hundreds of years, Hispanic Americans have represented our country on the battlefield, in the classroom and in the workplace. Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to pay tribute…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, September 19, 2011

Adopted S.Res.271, a resolution honoring the life and legacy of the Honorable Charles H. Percy, former Senator for the State of Illinois.

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roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2832

5:31pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2832, GSP and the vehicle for TAA; Invoked: 84-8

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00139

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.R.2832; A bill to extend the Generalized System of Preferences, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (84-8, 8 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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roll call vote at approximately 5:30pm

At approximately 5:30pm today, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2832, the General System of Preferences Act and the vehicle for Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00139

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.R.2832; A bill to extend the Generalized System of Preferences, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (84-8, 8 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Shared Sacrifice Is The Best Path To Fiscal Sustainability

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor about the fatal plane crash in Reno and President Obama’s deficit reduction plan. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: I was saddened to hear of a terrible accident on Friday at the Reno air show, which killed…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, September 19, 2011

Convenes: 2:00pm Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 4:45pm 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.R.2832, the Generalized System of Preferences Act, which will be the vehicle for Trade…

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