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Day November 7, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, November 7, 2011

LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Adopted S.Res.312, commending Girl Scouts of the USA on the special occasion of its 52nd annual convention. Adopted S.Res.313, congratulating the University of Washington on its sesquicentennial and recognizing the contributions of the University of Washington to the State of Washington and the United States. Rule 14: H.R.2930, the Entrepreneur Access to Capital…

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Roll Call Vote on the Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R.674

5:32pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.674, the 3% Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act; Invoked: 94-1

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Senate Democrats Introduce Jobs Bill to Put Veterans Back to Work

This week, the Senate will take up The VOW To Hire Veterans Act, a jobs bill that would help put unemployed veterans back to work. The legislation, announced by Democratic senators Patty Murray (WA), Debbie Stabenow (MI), and Jon Tester (MT), combines a key component of President Obama’s jobs plan with a bipartisan initiative to…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00198

On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R.674; To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the imposition of 3 percent withholding on certain payments made to vendors by government entities, to modify the calculation of modified adjusted gross income for purposes of…

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Reid: Democrats Urge Republicans To Abandon Partisanship, Help Honor Our Commitments By Putting Veterans Back To Work

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the the VOW to Hire Heroes Act. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Every man or woman who puts on the uniform of the United States Armed Forces takes a solemn oath to support and defend…

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Roll Call Vote At Approximately 5:30pm

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5pm. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.674, the 3% Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act, with 30 minutes for debate equally divided. At 5:30pm, the Senate will proceed to vote on the…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, November 7, 2011

Convenes: 2:00pm Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:00pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.674, the 3% Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act with 30 minutes of…

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