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  • House and Senate Cloakroom: September 27 – October 1, 2010

    House Cloakroom: September 27 – October 1, 2010

    Analysis:

    The House will be in its final week of action before recessing until after the election. The target adjournment had been October 8th, but with a tough election cycle ahead and holdups on legislation in the Senate, House leaders are pushing to get their members home to campaign. The main floor action that needs to be taken before they recess, though, is the Continuing Resolution (CR) to appropriate funds to keep the government running until sometime in November. This vote could happen either Wednesday or Thursday this week as the new fiscal year begins October 1st and none of the regular appropriations bills have been cleared. The House may consider a child nutrition bill as well. Members will now leave town without a vote on stopping the largest tax hike in history. The Heritage Foundation recently released a report detailing the Obama tax hikes devastating impacts at the national, state, and congressional district level.

    Major Floor Action

    • Continuing Resolution (CR)
    • HR 5409 – Residential Construction Lending Act
    • HR 5504 – Improving Nutrition for America’s Children Act

    Major Committee Action

    Senate Cloakroom: September 27 – October 1, 2010

    Analysis:

    After a slow week, the Senate will reconvene today with no clear agenda for what is presumed to be their last week in Washington before the November elections. After not accomplishing as much as was expected last week, this week’s agenda is still slightly unclear. There will be a procedural vote today on legislation sponsored by Senator Durbin (the Creating American Jobs and Ending Offshoring Act), but beyond that, the Floor schedule still seems to be in flux. The only remaining must-pass legislation before adjourning until November is a continuing resolution (CR). The new fiscal year begins on October 1, and as of now, no appropriations bills have been passed. It is still not clear if Senator Reid will pass a clean CR, or if some Members will try to pack the legislation with unrelated pork.

    Senator Reid announced last Thursday that the Senate would not consider any legislation regarding the 2001/2003 tax provisions (scheduled to expire on January 1, 2011) before the midterm elections. Democrats are very split on this issue, with Senators Bayh, Conrad, and Nelson (NE) being the most outspoken Members of their caucus to support full extension for all income levels. Expect an interesting Floor debate during the lame duck session in November.

    Major Floor Action:

    • S. 3816: Creating American Jobs and Ending Offshoring Act

    Major Committee Action:

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    One Response to House and Senate Cloakroom: September 27 – October 1, 2010

    1. JOHN N HART says:

      ISLAM COLLAPSING FROM WITHIN

      05-Sep-10

      Visible to: Public from my politico blog

      Subject: ISLAM COLLAPSING FROM WITHIN

      Content: "ISLAM IS WAKING UP IN 21ST CENTURY"

      I'M SURE YOU HAVE ALL SEEN THE RECENT REPORTS OF THE AFGHANISTAN BANK THAT IS COLLAPSING DUE TO A "RUN ON IT" BY DEPOSITORS..NOW THERE IS ANOTHER BANK HAVING THE SAME PROBLEM IN KABUL.. THE REASON: THE AFGHAN PEOPLE NO LONGER "BUY" THEIR "CLERICS" RHETORIC (BS) ..THEY HAVE SEEN THE WAYS OF THE WEST ARE PEACEFUL AND ALL THEY HAVE KNOWN IS WAR,JIHAD,MORE WAR,MORE JIHAD,ETC.. THEY ARE REALIZING THAT THEIR LEADERS,CLERICS,IMAMS,ETC ARE THIEVES AND LIARS ..THEY PREACH "PEACE,LOVE,PRAY AND FOLLOW ME" WHILE THEY(CLERICS) GET RICH AND POWERFUL ..

      MOHAMED WAS A VERY "WEALTHY" MAN (KINDA LIN BIN LADEN) WHO HAD "NO AXE TO GRIND" SO HE STIRRED THE PEOPLE UP TO FOLLOW HIM AND "KEEP TITHING YOUR MONEY TO ME"..THIS IS THE OLDEST POLITICAL STORY IN THE WORLD AND ISLAM HAS FINALLY REALIZED THEY HAVE BEEN "DUPED".. ALSO WOMEN ARE STARTING TO "DESPISE" THE FACT THAT THEIR CHILDREN ARE BEING USED AS PAWNS (SUICIDE BOMBERS,JIHADISTS) WHEN THEY KNOW THEIR CHILDREN'S RELIGIOUS FERVOR IS "UNFOUNDED" AND THE LEADERS,CLERICS AND IMAMS ARE JUST GETTING RICHER AND RICHER WHILE THEY SUFFER (AND LOSE THEIR OFFSPRING)..

      THE TIDE IS TURNING AND IF THE "BANK" DEFAULTS KEEP GOING THEY WON'T HAVE FUNDS TO CONTINUE AND THERE WILL BE A NEW ERA ..IT COULDN'T HAPPEN AT A BETTER TIME..

      WE (USA) SHOULD NOT GIVE ONE DIME TO "BAILOUT" THOSE BANKS.. NOT ONE DIME..

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