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Day October 20, 2011

Senate Roll Call Vote #00182

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 810: Sessions S.Amdt.810; To prohibit the use of funds to allow categorical eligibility for the supplemental nutrition assistance program.Result: Rejected (41-58, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Roll Call Vote on the Sessions amendment

11:58pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Sessions amendment #810 (nutrition assistance) (60-vote threshold); Not Agreed to: 41-58

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00185

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 796: Coburn S.Amdt.796; To end lending schemes that force taxpayers to repay the loans of delinquent developers and bailout failed or poorly planned local projects.Result: Agreed to (73-26, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Roll Call Vote on the Gillibrand amendment #869

11:35pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Gillibrand amendment #869 (emergency convservation); Agreed to: 58-41

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00181

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 869: Gillibrand S.Amdt.869; To increase funding for the emergency conservation program and the emergency watershed protection program.Result: Agreed to (58-41, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00184

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 792: Coburn S.Amdt.792, As Modified; To end payments to landlords who are endangering the lives of children and needy families.Result: Rejected (59-40, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00183

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 791: Coburn S.Amdt.791; To prohibit the use of funds to provide direct payments to persons or legal entities with an average adjusted gross income in excess of $1,000,000.Result: Agreed to (84-15, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid Statement on the Republican Obstruction of the Teachers Jobs Bill

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement today after Republicans unanimously blocked the ‘Teachers, First Responders Back to Work Act,’ a bill that would create or save approximately 400,000 jobs for teachers, cops and first responders. The bill would have been fully paid for with a 0.5% surtax on taxpayers making more than…

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Roll Call Vote on Menendez amendment #857

11:06pm The Senate began a roll call vote on Menendez amendment #857 (60-vote threshold) Invoked: 60-37 (1 voted present)

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00180

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 857: Menendez S.Amdt.857; To extend loan limits for programs of the government-sponsored enterprises, the Federal Housing Administration, and the Veterans Affairs Administration, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (60-38-1, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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