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Cosponsored — A bill to prohibit proprietary trading and certain relationships with hedge funds and private equity funds, to address conflicts of interest with respect to certain securitizations, and for other purposes.
Cosponsored — A bill to amend the miscellaneous rural development provisions of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to make loans to certain entities that will use the funds to make loans to consumers to implement energy efficiency measures involving structural improvements and investments in cost-effective, commercial off-the-shelf technologies to reduce home energy use.
Cosponsored — A bill to increase the competitiveness of United States businesses, particularly small and medium-sized manufacturing firms, in interstate and global commerce, foster job creation in the United States, and assist United States businesses in developing or expanding commercial activities in interstate and global commerce by expanding the ambit of the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership program and the Technology Innovation Program to include projects that have potential for commercial exploitation in nondomestic markets, providing for an increase in related resources of the Department of Commerce, and for other purposes.
Cosponsored — A resolution recognizing the history and continued accomplishments of women in the Armed Forces of the United States.
Cosponsored — A resolution improving the Senate cloture process.
Cosponsored — A bill to improve the Small Business Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsored — A resolution supporting the goals of "International Women's Day".
Cosponsored — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the special diabetes programs for Type I diabetes and Indians under that Act.
Cosponsored — A concurrent resolution honoring and praising the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on the occasion of its 101st anniversary.
Cosponsored — A bill to establish the Office of the National Alzheimer's Project.
Cosponsored — A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of "National Guard Youth Challenge Day".
Cosponsored — A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of "National Guard Youth Challenge Day".
Cosponsored — A resolution deploring the rape and assault of women in Guinea and the killing of political protesters.
Cosponsored — A resolution amending the Standing Rules of the Senate to provide for cloture to be invoked with less than a three-fifths majority after additional debate.
Cosponsored — A resolution recognizing the importance and sustainability of the United States hardwoods industry and urging that United States hardwoods and the products derived from United States hardwoods be given full consideration in any program to promote construction of environmentally preferable commercial, public, or private buildings.
Cosponsored — A resolution relative to the death of Representative John P. Murtha, of Pennsylvania.
Cosponsored — A bill to combat international violence against women and girls.
Cosponsored — A bill to extend the increase in the FMAP provided in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 for an additional 6 months.
Cosponsored — A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to establish a national uniform multiple air pollutant regulatory program for the electric generating sector.