Reid Schedules DREAM Vote for Wednesday, 12/8 [Link corrected]

NumbersUSA
12/6/2010

Senate Majority Leader Reid has announced that he has scheduled a procedural vote on DREAM for Wednesday. He is expected to file a motion for cloture later today. Wednesday’s vote would require 60 votes to begin debate on the amnesty bill. Call your Senators NOW (202-224-3121) and urge them to vote NO on cloture.

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Update: We apologize for the bad link. We believe it to be corrected now. Also on NumbersUSA, White House Steps up DREAM Pressure; Focuses on Key Republican Senators:

The White House is reaching out to fence-sitting Republican Senators trying to earn their vote on the DREAM Act. A new report from the National Journal says that members of the President’s cabinet are targeting Sens. Collins and Snowe from Maine, Sen. LeMieux of Florida, and Sen. Hutchison of Texas. Call the Capitol Switchboard NOW and urge these Senators and your Members of Congress to oppose the DREAM Act Amnesty — 202-224-3121.

In the last few days, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, Director of Intergovernmental Affairs Cecelia Munoz, and Education Secretary Arne Duncan have all tried to lure “yes” votes out of key Senators…

Update 2: Rep. Steve King Requests cost Analysis of DREAM Act:

…“There are reports that Senate Democrats are covering-up an analysis showing that granting illegal aliens amnesty under the DREAM Act will cost upwards of $20 billion,” Rep. King said in a press release. “If these reports are true, Democrats are willfully misleading Members of Congress, and the American public, about the costs of their open-borders agenda in order to secure support for their controversial amnesty legislation.”…

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