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Month June 2011

Roll call vote at approximately 2pm

At approximately 2:00pm today, the Senate will conduct a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #197, the nomination of David H. Petraeus, of New Hampshire, to be Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.  

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Reid: Senate Will Continue To Work Until The Job Is Done

Washington, D.C.– Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor announcing that the Senate will be in session next week. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: This weekend we will celebrate Independence Day, and 235 years of this country’s proud history. This nation was founded on the notion…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Thursday, June 30, 2011

Convenes: 9:30am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 12:00pm with Senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees, with the Majority controlling the first hour and the Republicans controlling the…

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Agreement on Petraeus nomination

At 12:00pm on Thursday, June 30, 2011, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Calendar # 197, David H. Petraeus, of New Hampshire, to be Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, with two hours for debate equally divided in the usual form. Upon the use or yielding back of time (at approximately 2pm),…

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Senate Floor Wrap up for Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Adopted S.Res.220, expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the June 30, 2011, opening of the Tom Lantos Institute in Budapest, Hungary. Adopted S.Res.221, congratulating Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity on reaching the historic milestone of 100 years. Adopted S.Res.222, recognizing the American Revolution Center for its role in telling the story of the American Revolution…

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No further roll call votes today

There will be no further roll call votes during today’s session of the Senate.

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Roll call vote on adoption of S.Res.116

6:36pm the Senate began a roll call vote on adoption of S.Res.116, to provide for expedited Senate procedure for certain nominations, as amended; Adopted: 89-8

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00103

On the Resolution: S.Res.116 as Amended; A resolution to provide for expedited Senate consideration of certain nominations subject to advice and consent.Result: Agreed to (89-8, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Roll call vote on Coburn amendment

6:11pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Coburn amendment #521 (duplicative Federal programs) (67 vote threshold) Not agreed to; 63-34

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00102

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 521: Coburn S.Amdt.521; To prevent the creation of duplicative and overlapping Federal programs.Result: Rejected (63-34, 3 members not voting, 2/3 threshold)Details: [click here]

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