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Day July 18, 2012

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, July 18, 2012

No ROLL CALL VOTES  LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Discharged the Veterans’ Affairs Committee and passed H.R.1627, the Honoring America’s Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act of 2012 with a Murray substitute amendment and a Murray title amendment. Began the Rule 14 process of S.3401, Tax Relief Act of 2012. (Hatch) Completed the Rule 14 process…


Reid, Podesta To Hold Twitter Town Hall In Advance Of National Clean Energy Summit 5.0

 Reid, Podesta To Take Questions From Twitter Users On Clean Energy Issues Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced this morning that he will join John Podesta, Chair and Counselor at the Center for American Progress, for a Twitter Town Hall on Wednesday, July 25th, in advance of the upcoming National Clean Energy Summit 5.0 (NCES) in…


Reid: Republicans Claim To Care About The Deficit, Then Fight For More Tax Breaks For Millionaires & Corporations That Ship Jobs Overseas

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding the Bring Jobs Home Act, a bill to end taxpayer incentives for companies to outsource American jobs. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: If you own a business in this country, your goal is to make a profit. There’s…


Senate Floor Schedule for Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Convenes: 9:30am Following the prayer and 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. As a reminder, cloture was filed on the motion to proceed to…