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President's Positions on 45th Senate Roll Call Votes


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s45v7TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF JOHN SHERMAN AS SECRETARY OF TREASURY OF THE UNITED STATES..8,18771Yea vote
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s45v9TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF DAVID M. KEY AS POST MASTER GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES..10,18771Yea vote
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s45v10TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF WILLIAM M. EVARTS OF NEW YORK AS SECRETARY OF STATE OF THE UNITED STATES IN PLACE OF HAMILTON FISH WHO RESIGNED, AND WHOSE RESIG- NATION SHALL TAKE EFFECT AS SOON AS HIS SUCCESSOR SHALL BE QUALIFIED..10,18771Yea vote
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s45v11TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF CARL SCHURZ OF MISSOURI AS SECRETARY OF INTERIOR OF THE UNITED STATES, TO TAKE THE PLACE OF ZACHARIAH CHANDLER WHO RESIGNED, AND WHOSE RESIGNATION IS TO BE EFFECTIVE AS SOON AS HIS SUCCESSOR SHALL BE QUALIFIED..10,18771Yea vote
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s45v13TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS AS MARSHALL OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA IN PLACE OF ALEXANDER SHARP WHO RESIGNED..17,18771Yea vote
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s45v19TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF JOHN D. DEFREES AS PUBLIC PRINTER TO REPLACE ALMON M. CLAPP WHO RESIGNED..12,18771Yea vote
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s45v79TO PASS H.J.R. 48 (20-STAT-245), A RESOLUTION PROVIDING THAT THE U.S. HAVE A PLACE AT THE EXPOSITION OF PARIS, 1878.1Yea vote
Req 450007
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s45v86TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF OWEN P. FITZSIMMONS AS MARSHAL OF GEORGIA IN PLACE OF W.H. SMYTHE..1,18771Yea vote
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s45v87TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF WILLIAM HENRY SMITH, AS COLLECTOR OF CUSTOMS OF THE DISTRICT OF CHICAGO..3,18771Yea vote
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s45v95TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT AS COLLECTOR OF CUSTOMS AT NEW YORK..12,18771Yea vote
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s45v97TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF EDWARD C. WADE AS COLLECTOR OF INTERNAL REVENUE FOR THE THIRD DISTRICT OF GEORGIA..14,18771Yea vote
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s45v101TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF MIKE J. WALDRON AS UNTIED STATES MARSHAL FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE..22,18781Yea vote
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s45v103TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF MIKE J. WALDRON AS UNITED STATES MARSHAL FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE..22,18781Yea vote
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s45v112TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF ROBERT COWDEN AS POSTMASTER AT GALION, OHIO, COUNTY OF CRAWFORD..29,18781Yea vote
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s45v116TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF HENRY W. HILLIARD, AS ENVOY EXTRAORDINARY AND MINISTER PLENIPOTENTIARY OF THE UNITED STATES TO BRAZIL..7,18781Yea vote
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s45v120TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF MORRIS D. WICKERSHAM AS POSTMASTER AT MOBILE, ALA..12,18781Yea vote
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s45v139TO PASS H.R. 1093.HR10931Yea vote
Req 450010
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s45v141TO PASS S. 17, A BILL GRANTING PENSIONS TO THE SOLDIERS AND SAILORS OF THE WAR OF 1812, AND TO THEIR WIDOWS.S171Yea vote
20-STAT-27
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s45v144TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF LUCIUS C. NORTHROP, AS UNITED STATES ATTORNEY OF THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA IN PLACE OF D.T. CORBIN WHO RESIGNED..21,18781Yea vote
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s45v145TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF GEORGE WILLIAMSON AS COLLECTOR OF CUSTOMS FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEW ORLEANS IN THE STATE OF LOUISIANA..21,18781Yea vote
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s45v146TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF ROBERT T. SMITH, AS COLLECTOR OF CUSTOMS AT MOBILE, ALABAMA..21,18781Yea vote
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s45v147TO PASS H.R. 1201, A BILL MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE PURCHASE OF A LAW LIBRARY AND FOR THE USE OF THE COURTS AND THE U.S. OFFICERS IN THE TERRITORY OF WYOMING.HR12011Yea vote
Signed February 25, 1878
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s45v151TO PASS H.R. 3551 (20-STAT-26), A BILL PROVIDING THAT IN CASE OF A VACANCY OR DUE TO FAILURE IN EXECUTING DUTIES AS A PENSION AGENT, THE PRESIDENT MAY DESIGNATE ANY OFFICER OF THE U.S. TO FILL THE VACANCY FOR A PERIOD OF NOT MORE THAN 20 DAYS, HR35511Yea vote
20-STAT-26
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s45v153TO PASS H.R. 1093 OVER THE VETO OF THE PRESIDENT.HR10936Nay vote
Vetoed
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s45v156TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF F. C. GIBBS AS POSTMASTER AT PORTSMOUTH, OHIO..6,18781Yea vote
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s45v159TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF DAVID G. POTTS AS POSTMASTER AT PETERSBURG, VIRGINIA..12,18781Yea vote
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s45v160TO PASS H.R. 2108, A BILL PROVIDING FOR THE RELIEF OF WM. A. HAMMOND, LATE SURGEON GENERAL OF THE ARMY.HR21081Yea vote
Signed March 15, 1878
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s45v169TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF LEWIS E. PARSONS AS UNITED STATES ATTORNEY FOR THE NORTHERN AND MIDDLE DISTRICTS OF ALABAMA..25,18781Yea vote
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s45v170TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF JOHN M. DUNN TO BE UNITED STATES MARSHAL FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE..26,18781Yea vote
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s45v172TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF CHARLES P. RAMSDELL, AS UNITED STATES MARSHAL FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA..28,18781Yea vote
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s45v173TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF ROBERT W. REYNOLDS AS FIRST AUDITOR OF THE UNITED STATES TREASURY..28,18781Yea vote
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s45v174TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF ALEXANDER REED TO BE POSTMASTER AT TOLEDO, OHIO.IL,1,1871Yea vote
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s45v179TO PASS S. 15.S151Yea vote
21-STAT-56
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s45v180TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF JOHN W. HOYTE TO BE GOVERNOR OF THE TERRITORY OF WYOMING.IL10,1871Yea vote
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s45v181TO PASS S. 1033, A BILL DIRECTING THE TREASURY TO CREDIT MR. MC BURNEY, LATE COLLECTOR FOR THE SECOND DISTRICT OF GEORGIA, WITH $3,895.07, FOR THE DEFALCATION OF MICHAEL O'BRIEN, HIS DEPUTY.S10331Yea vote
Signed June 8, 1878
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s45v183TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF JOHN W. EASLY AS CHIEF OF THE BUREAU OF CONSTRUCTION AND REPAIRS AND CHIEFIL15,1871Yea vote
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s45v184TO PASS S. 35 (20-STAT-99), A BILL REPEALING THE BANKRUPT LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.S351Yea vote
20-STAT-99
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s45v186TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF JUSTIN E. COLBURN AS CONSUL GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES AT MEXICO CITY.IL16,1871Yea vote
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s45v189TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF THOMAS C.H. SMITH AS PAYMASTER WITH THE RANK OF MAJOR IN THE UNITED STATES ARMY.IL17,1871Yea vote
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s45v195TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF JOHN MC NEIL OF ST. LOUIS, MO. AS INDIAN INSPECTOR.IL18,1871Yea vote
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s45v200TO PASS H.R. 2096, A BILL DIRECTING THE SECRETARY OF TREASURY TO PAY $531.35 TO JAMES FISHBACK, THIS SUM HAVING BEEN ADVANCED BY HIM TO A CLERK FOR SERVICES RENDERED AS A COLLECTOR.HR20961Yea vote
Signed May 2, 1878
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s45v201TO PASS H.R. 1224 (21-STAT-525), A BILL AUTHORIZING THE SEC. OF TREASURY TO PAY $3,639.25 TO WM. R. HERVEY OF LOUISVILLE KY., IN FULL SATISFACTION OF A LOSS OCCURRING TO HIM AS CASHIER OF U.S. DEPOSITORY BY THE PAYMENT OF A FORGED CHECK.HR12241Yea vote
21-STAT-525
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s45v205TO PREPARE H.R. 4658, A BILL AFFORDING RELIEF TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, FOR A THIRD READING.HR46581Yea vote
Req 450039
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s45v242TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF STEPHEN B. PACHARD AS UNITED STATES COUNSEL AT LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND.221,8781Yea vote
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s45v243TO CONSNET TO THE NOMINATION OF JOHN B. FORTHINGHAM AS APPRAISER OF MERCHANDISE IN THE DISTRICT AND STATE OF NEW YORK.231,8781Yea vote
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s45v249TO PASS S. 986, A BILL REGARDING RETURN OF TAXES TO WILLIAM G. MORRIS AND OTHERS.S9861Yea vote
Signed January 15, 1879
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s45v259TO PASS H.R. 4663.HR46631Yea vote
20-STAT-87
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s45v272TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF WILLIAM M. JEFFERS, AS CHIEF OF BUREAU OF ORDNANCE IN THE NAVY DEPARTMENT FROM APRIL 10, THAT BEING DATE OF EXPIRATION OF HIS FORMER COMMISSION.E3,18781Yea vote
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s45v275TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF WILLIAM M. JEFFERS, AS CHIEF OF BUREAU OF ORDNANCE IN THE NAVY DEPARTMENT FROM APRIL 10, THAT BEING DATE OF EXPIRATION OF HIS FORMER COMMISSION.E4,18781Yea vote
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s45v286TO PASS S. 1262, A BILL MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONSTRUC- TION OF JETTIES AT THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI.S12621Yea vote
20-STAT-168
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s45v290TO CONCUR IN AN AMENDMENT TO H.R. 4867, BY APPROPRIATING $5,000 FOR THE EXPENSES OF A COMMITTEE OF 3 SENATORS AND 4 REPRESENTATIVES, WHO SHALL CONSIDER THE EXPEDIENCY OF TRANSFERRING THE INDIAN BUREAU TO THE WAR DEPARTMENT, AND MAKING THEIR FINHR48671Yea vote
20-STAT-145
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s45v293TO CONCUR IN A CONFERENCE REPORT TO H.J.R. 152, A RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE COMPLETION OF CONSTRUCTION OF THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT, WHICH SUBSCRIBES $200,000 FROM THE TREASURY FOR ITS COMPLETION, AND FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE OLD ASSOCIATHJR1521Yea vote
Req 450040
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s45v306TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF JOHN C. FREMONT AS GOVERNOR OF THE TERRITORY OF ARIZONA.E12,18781Yea vote
Nominee
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s45v316TO CONCUR IN A CONFERENCE REPORT TO H.R. 4236.HR42361Yea vote
21-STAT-152
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s45v317TO PASS H.R. 762 (20-STAT-578), A BILL GRANTING A PENSION OF $25.00 A MONTH TO JOHN S. HALL, OF WEST VIRGINIA, LATE TEAMSTER DISABLED IN THE U.S. SERVICE.HR7621Yea vote
20-STAT-578
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s45v337TO CONCUR IN AN AMENDMENT TO H.R. 5130, PAYING ARREARS DUE MAIL CONTRACTORS FOR 1859, 1860, AND 1861, UNDER SURETY BOND AND GUARANTEEING REFUND OF MONEY PAID FOR SAME SERVICE BY CONFEDERACY, AND PUNISHING FRAUD.HR51301Yea vote
20-STAT-216
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s45v338TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF SAMUEL G. REID AS UNITED STATES MARSHAL FOR THE MIDDLE AND SOUTHERN DISTRICTS OF ALABAMA.E19,18781Yea vote
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s45v339TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF REUBEN E. FENTON AS UNITED STATES COMMISSIONER TO THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY CONFERENCE AS AUTHORIZED BY ''AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE COINAGE OF THE STANDARD SILVER DOLLAR AND TO RESTORE ITS LEGAL TENDER CHARACTER.'E19,18781Yea vote
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s45v340TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF REUBEN E. FENTON AS UNITED STATES COMMISSIONER TO THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY CONFERENCE AS AUTHORIZED BY ''AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE COINAGE OF THE STANDARD SILVER DOLLAR AND TO RESTORE ITS LEGAL TENDER CHARACTER.'E19,18781Yea vote
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s45v348TO PASS H.R. 1496.HR14961Yea vote
20-STAT-581
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s45v361TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF HENRY S. FOOTE AS SUPERINTENDENT OF THE UNITED STATES MINT AT NEW ORLEANS, LA..18,18781Yea vote
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s45v368TO PASS H.R. 4234, A BILL PROVIDING THAT PENSIONS FOR DEATH OR DISABILITY TO SOLDIERS IN THE CIVIL WAR, GRANTED OR TO BE GRANTED, SHALL COMMENCE FROM THE DATE OF DEATH OR DISCHARGE FROM THE U.S. ARMY.HR42341Yea vote
20-STAT-265
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s45v394TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF EDWIN A. MERRITT AS COLLECTOR OF CUSTOMS FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEW YORK..3,18791Yea vote
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s45v395TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF SILAS W. BURT AS NAVAL OFFICER IN THE DISTRICT OF NEW YORK..3,18791Yea vote
Nominee
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s45v411TO PASS S. 1685 (20-STAT-473), A BILL PROVIDING FOR THE 10TH AND SUBSEQUENT CENSUSES.S16851Yea vote
20-STAT-473
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s45v425TO PASS H.R. 2423.HR24236Nay vote
Vetoed
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s45v441TO AMEND H.R. 4414, BY LEVYING TAX AS OF JULY 1, 1879, ON ARTICLES, DESCRIBED IN THIS SECTION, IMPORTED FROM FOREIGN COUNTRIES, AND ON TEA OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS AT $.10 PER LB.HR44141Yea vote
Req 450017
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s45v453TO PASS H.R. 4414.HR44141Yea vote
20-STAT-327
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s45v473TO PASS H.R. 6143.HR61431Yea vote
20-STAT-355
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s45v522TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF SAMUEL HAYS AS POSTMASTER AT ST. LOUIS, MO..27,18791Yea vote
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s45v523TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION ALEXANDER L. RUSSELL AS UNITED STATES CONSUL AT MONTEVIDEO..27,18791Yea vote
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s45v539TO AGREE TO AN AMENDMENT TO H.R. 6436, PROVIDING FOR PAYMENT OF THE ARREARS OF ARMY TRANSPORTATION DUE SUCH LAND GRANT RAILROADS AS HAVE NOT RECEIVED AID IN GOVERNMENT BONDS.HR64361Yea vote
20-STAT-410
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s45v545TO AMEND H.R. 6471, BY PROVIDING AN APPROPRIATION OF $64,000 TO PAY TO THE COMPLETION OF THE FOUNDATION OF THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT.HR64711Yea vote
Req 450040
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s45v563TO PASS H.R. 6463.HR64631Yea vote
20-STAT-410
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s45v571TO PASS H.R. 6462.HR64621Yea vote
20-STAT-469
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s45v572TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF PORTER WARNER AS POSTMASTER AT DEADWOOD, TERRITORY OF DAKOTA..3,18791Yea vote
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s45v575TO CONCUR IN A CONFERENCE REPORT TO H.R. 6471.HR64711Yea vote
20-STAT-377
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