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Day July 18, 2011

Vote Reminder: roll call vote at approximately 5:30pm

At approximately 5:30pm, the Senate will conduct a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination of J. Paul Oetken, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York.  


Reid: El Senado Continuara En Sesion Hasta Que El Congreso Evite Un Incumplimiento Con Nuestras Obilgaciones

Washington, D.C. – El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo hoy las siguientes declaraciones: “El Senado de los Estados Unidos no tiene labor más importante que evitar que Estados Unidos incumpla por primera vez en su historia con obligaciones como el pago de los cheques del Seguro Social. Para asegurarnos que el…


Reid: Senate Will Stay In Session Until We Avoid Defaulting On Our Obligations

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today: “The Senate has no more important task than making sure the United States does not fail to pay our bills for pre-existing obligations like Social Security for the first time in our history. To ensure that we meet this responsibility, the Senate will…


ICYMI: Richmond Times Dispatch: Virginia’s Young Gun Misfires

Richmond Times Dispatch – Jeff E. Schapiro: Virginia’s young gun misfires Jeff Schapiro July 17, 2011 Virginia’s young gun apparently shot himself in the foot. Eric Cantor this past week had an opportunity to define himself for an audience beyond the Beltway as more than a rigid conservative with one word in his vocabulary: no.…


Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, July 18, 2011

Convenes: 2pm Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 3:30pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.2055, the Military Construction, Veterans’ Affairs and related agencies Appropriations bill. At 5:00pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive…