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Day December 7, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, December 7, 2011

No ROLL CALL VOTES   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Passed S.1958, to extend the National Flood Insurance Program until May 31, 2012 by voice vote Adopted S.Res.345, expressing the sense of the Senate on the closure of Umatilla Army Chemical Depot, Oregon.   No EXECUTIVE ITEMS  

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Reid: Republicans Face A Choice Between The Middle Class And The Tea Party

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding Republican opposition to middle-class tax cuts. Below are his remarks as prepared: Seventy years ago, the attack on Pearl Harbor changed our country forever. It also hardened our resolved to become a better, stronger nation. The example of…

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Cloture filed on Reid motion to proceed to S.1944, Payroll Tax

This morning Senator Reid moved to proceed to S.1944, a bill to create jobs by providing payroll tax relief for middle class families and businesses, and filed cloture on the motion. We expect the cloture vote on the motion to proceed to occur Friday morning.  

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Senate Floor Schedule for Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Convenes: 11:30am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each, with the first hour equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees, with the Republicans controlling the first 30 minutes and the Majority controlling the final 30…

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