Washington (CNN) - The White House expects Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will announce the first Senate vote on a component of President Obama’s jobs bill that calls for providing aid to teachers and first responders.
“Our expectation [is] that the first measure will be teachers,” White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters aboard Air Force One Monday. “I do not want to get ahead of Senator Reid. It is up to Senator Reid. We have been in consolation with him. It is his prerogative and we are very pleased that he will be taking it up.”
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