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Senate Session - December 6, 2009

The Senate reconvened in a special weekend session. Members continued debate on amendments, including a proposal from Senator Lincoln (D-AR) on limiting executive compensation for health insurance companies, and Senator Ensign’s (R-NV) amendment regarding attorney fees.
Later, both amendments failed to pass. The amendment on attorney fees submitted by Senator Ensign (R-NV) failed by a vote of 32 - 66. Amendments require at least 60 votes to pass. Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) also announced that an abortion amendment will be taken up tomorrow.

12:31PM - 5:24PM ETSenate Session

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    116th Congress - Senate
    Total Hours: 1266 (After 456 days)
    • Debate415 Hours
    • Quorum Calls260 Hours
    • Votes244 Hours

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    Source: Resume of Congressional Activity (senate.gov)