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Day December 13, 2011

Reid: Time To Move Past Pointless, Partisan Bills, Start Real Negotiations On Avoiding Middle-Class Tax Hike

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement regarding Republican opposition to keeping payroll taxes low for middle-class families. “The bill passed by House Republicans tonight is a pointless, partisan exercise. The Senate will not pass it and the President has said he will veto it.  Democrats were ready to have a…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, December 13, 2011

No ROLL CALL VOTES   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Discharged Foreign Relations and Passed H.R.2867, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2011 with a Durbin amendment by voice vote. Passed H.R.2845, the Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act of 2011. Began the Rule 14 process of H.R.3630, the…

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Reid: Republicans Should Compromise With Democrats To Protect Middle-Class Families, Not Cater To The Tea Party For Political Gain

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding Republican opposition to keeping payroll taxes low for middle-class families. Below are his remarks as prepared: In the last month, Republican leaders have repeated this mantra over and over: we support a payroll tax cut for working families.…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Convenes: 10:00am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business for two hours with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Majority controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of the following…

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