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Reid Schedules DREAM Act Vote for Saturday Morning (Cloture Filed)

by Jacquelyn Mahendra on 12/16/2010 at 10:47pm

Majority Leader Reid filed cloture on the DREAM Act tonight, setting DREAM up for a Saturday vote.

Barbara Morrill at Daily Kos urges readers to keep up pressure on key Democratic votes:

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, from the floor of the Senate earlier this evening:

I’m going to file cloture tonight on the DREAM Act. We’ll have a cloture vote on that Saturday morning fairly early. We’re going to have a cloture vote tonight on don’t ask, don’t tell — not a cloture vote. I’m going to file cloture on it tonight. So those will be sequenced for Saturday or whenever we get to them.

Great news!

Update: As you know, getting 60 votes for cloture on the DREAM Act is going to be a nail biter. Please take a few minutes and call these Democratic Senators who are leaning no or have said they’ll vote against it:

Max Baucus (MT) – (202) 224-2651

Kent Conrad (ND) – (202) 224-2043

Joe Manchin (WV) – (202) 224-3954

Nelson (NE) – (202) 224-6551

Mark Pryor (AR) – (202) 224-2353

Tester (MT) – (202) 224-2644

Kay Hagan (NC) – (202) 224-6342

Claire McCaskill (MO) – (202) 224-6154

Mary Landrieu (LA) – (202) 224-5824

Or you can call this number from Reform Immigration For America, that routes automatically to key targets:

866-587-6101

Keep those calls coming, many of these Senators are still on the fence!

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