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Day July 10, 2012

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, July 10, 2012

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #661, John Thomas Fowkles, of TN, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee; Confirmed: 94-2 2)      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2237, the Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act; Invoked: 80-14   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Adopted S.Res.429,…

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Small Business Tax Relief Bill Would Create Nearly One Million Jobs

The Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Bill that’s under consideration in the Senate has wide support among Democratic senators for one major reason, in particular: It creates much-needed jobs across the country. Take a look at the map below for a glimpse of how many jobs could be created by state, or click here…

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New Report: Senate Democrats’ Small Business Tax Cut Would Create Close To 1 Million Jobs

Nonpartisan Analysis Projects That Nearly Two-Thirds of New Job Creation Would Come From Small Businesses Manufacturing, Construction Among Industries That Would Get Biggest Boost Study Adds Fresh Momentum to Tax Cut Proposal Ahead of Key Test Vote in Senate Later Today WASHINGTON, DC—The small business tax cut proposal under consideration this week in the Senate…

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Reid: Democrats’ Small Business Tax Cut Would Encourage Hiring, Create Jobs

By Contrast, Republicans’ Plan Would Hand More Tax Breaks to “So-Called Small Business Owners Like Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton” Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding the Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: My Republican colleagues talk a…

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Roll Call Vote on the motion to invoke cloture on MTP to S.2237, Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act

2:28pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2237, the Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act; Invoked: 80-14

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Roll Call Vote on Fowlkes nonimation

12:00 noon The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #661, the nomination of John Thomas Fowlkes, of TN, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee; Confirmed: 94-2

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Convenes: 10:00am Following the prayer and the pledge, the Majority Leader will be recognized. The first hour will be equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. At 11:30am, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider…

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