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S.Res.159 A resolution honoring the members of the military and intelligence community who carried out the mission that killed Osama bin Laden, and for other purposes.
On the Resolution S.Res. 159Abstain (against party)May 03, 2011
On the Nomination (Confirmation Kevin Hunter Sharp, of Tennessee, to be United States District Judge)Abstain (against party)May 02, 2011
H.R.1473 Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
On Passage of the Bill H.R. 1473Nay (against party)April 14, 2011
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On April 22, 2011 John Ensign was featured on the homepage of OpenCongress:
Amid an ethics committee investigation, Sen. John Ensign [R, NV] announced on April 22nd that he was resigning his Senate seat effective May 3rd. Ensign had an extramarital affair with the wife of his former top aide, whom he helped secure a lucrative lobbying job for while the affair was still going on. The investigation will be dropped once Ensign is now longer a member of the Senate. Under Nevada law, the governor will appoint a replacement, most likely <a href="http://www.opencongress.org/person/show/412218_Dean_Heller">Rep. Dean Heller [R, NV-2]</a>.
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