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Senate Democrats Feb 20
Where is the real money going from the ? Corporations have announced $177 BILLION in stock buybacks in 2018. That’s big money in corporate executives’ pockets- not investments in workers. More here:
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Senate D Floor Watch Feb 15
Sen. McConnell moved to executive session and filed cloture on: Branch (11th Circuit) Vought (OMB) Quattlebaum (District Judge, SC) Scholer(District Judge, N. TX) Self (District Judge, Mid. GA) Doughty (District Judge, W. LA)
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Senate D Floor Watch Feb 15
The Senate did NOT invoke cloture on Grassley amendment #1959 (substitute/president’s plan), 39-60.
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Senate D Floor Watch Feb 15
The Senate did not invoke cloture on Rounds-King #1958 (DREAM/border), 54-45.
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Senate D Floor Watch Feb 15
The Senate did not invoke cloture on the Toomey amendment, 54-45.
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Senate D Floor Watch Feb 15
The Senate did not invoke cloture on -McCain #1955 (DREAM/border), 52-47 (needs 60 for cloture).
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Senate D Floor Watch Feb 15
At 2:30pm, up to 4 votes: Cloture on -McCain #1955 (DREAM/border) Cloture on Toomey #1948 (sanctuary cities) Cloture on #1958 (DREAM/border) Cloture on Grassley #1959 (substitute/president’s plan)
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Senate D Floor Watch Feb 15
There will be a moment of silence at noon today to honor the victims and their families of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida.
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Senate D Floor Watch Feb 15
.: let’s do our jobs, let’s rise to the occasion, and by the end of today, let us say to the Dreamers that the Senate believes America has a place for them, too.
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Senate D Floor Watch Feb 15
.: With an obstinate President and a fractious House, today the Senate must rise to the occasion.
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Senate D Floor Watch Feb 15
.: If President Trump rejects another bipartisan compromise, there is no question that the American people will blame President Trump and no one else for the failure to protect the Dreamers.
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Senate D Floor Watch Feb 15
.: President Trump, since he created the problem by terminating DACA last August, has stood in the way of every single proposal that has had a chance to become law.
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Senate D Floor Watch Feb 15
Replying to @SenSchumer
.: As we remember the words of Scripture that tell us “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted,” let us resolve to do something, something, about the epidemic of gun violence in our country.
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Senate D Floor Watch Feb 15
.: I address this chamber knowing there are no words that could ease the anguish and the sorrow felt by the parents of those 17 Americans, by their friends and siblings, their neighbors and teachers.
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Senate D Floor Watch Feb 15
The Senate is in session.
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Senate D Floor Watch Feb 14
The Senate stands adjourned until 10AM Thursday
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Senate D Floor Watch Feb 14
Sen. McConnell filed cloture on amdts: #1955 (Coons-McCain), #1948 (Sanctuary Cities/Toomey), #1958 as modified #1959 (Grassley/WH Plan)
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Senate D Floor Watch Feb 14
Replying to @SenSchumer
.: It goes to show you just who President Trump and Republicans were working for when they crafted their tax bill -- they gave corporations and the wealthiest Americans a huge tax cut but cut out everyone else.
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Senate D Floor Watch Feb 14
Replying to @SenSchumer
.: Corporate America is doing what’s best for Corporate America, and Working America is getting left behind.
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Senate D Floor Watch Feb 14
Replying to @SenSchumer
.: the money corporations spend on purchasing its stock is money that isn’t being reinvested in worker training, equipment, research, new hires, or higher salaries.
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