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Day December 5, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, December 5, 2011

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Confirmation of Edgardo Ramos, of Connecticut, to be US District Judge for the Southern District of New York; Confirmed: 89-0   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Passed Calendar #239, S.384, a bill to amend title 39, United States Code, to extend the authority of the United States Postal Service to issue a semipostal to…

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Roll Call Vote on the Ramos nomination

5:30pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Edgardo Ramos, of CT, to be US District Judge for the Southern District of New York; Confirmed: 89-0

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All Aspects Of Casey Compromise On Payroll Tax Cut Have Bipartisan Support

Senate Democrats’ Compromise Proposal Republican Support Expands and Extends the Payroll Tax Cut For the Middle Class Cantor: “You Aren’t A Republican” If You Vote Against Payroll Tax Cut Extension. “During the closed-door meeting Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) urged rank-and-file members to support the extension, saying it was necessary for a party…

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Reid: Democrats Continue To Fight For Middle-Class Americans With Compromise Tax Cut Proposal

Despite Rhetoric, Republicans Aren’t Interested in Preventing $1,000 Tax Increase on Middle Class Families Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding a compromise payroll tax cut extension proposal. Below are his remarks as prepared: Last week my friend, the Republican Leader, tried to convince me…

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Roll Call Vote at Approximately 5:30pm

At 4:30pm today, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the following nominations:   –          #363 Edgardo Ramos – to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York  –          #364 Andrew L. Carter, Jr. – to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York  –          #365 James Rodney…

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Schedule for Monday, December 5, 2011

The Senate will not be in session on Friday, December 2, 2011. Schedule for Monday, December 5, 2011 On Monday, December 5, the Senate will convene at 2:00pm. Following Leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 4:30pm with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 4:30pm,…

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