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Day May 16, 2012

Reid: Time Republicans Waste Refighting Old Battles Could Be Spent Creating Jobs

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding show votes on non-binding Republican budget resolutions. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: It’s almost universally acknowledged that Republican obstructionism has reached new heights in the Senate. Democrats would have to break a filibuster to declare the sky blue…


Senate Floor Schedule for Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Convenes: 9:30am Following the prayer and pledge, the Majority Leader will be recognized. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of motions to proceed to the following budget resolutions, en bloc: Calendar #357, S.Con.Res.41 (Senator Sessions-his interpretation of the Obama budget); Calendar #354, H.Con.Res.112 (Congressman Ryan); Calendar #356, S.Con.Res.37 (Senator Toomey); Calendar…