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Day October 11, 2011

Senate Roll Call Vote #00160

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S.1660; A bill to provide tax relief for American workers and businesses, to put workers back on the job while rebuilding and modernizing America, and to provide pathways back to work for Americans looking for jobs.Result: Rejected (50-49, 1 member not…


Senate Roll Call Vote #00159

On Passage of the Bill: S.1619; A bill to provide for identification of misaligned currency, require action to correct the misalignment, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (63-35, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]


Senate Roll Call Vote #00158

On the Nomination: Confirmation Jane Margaret Triche-Milazzo, of Louisiana, to be U.S. District Judge.Result: Confirmed (98-0, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]


Reid: Republicans Should Stop Rooting for the Economy to Fail, Start Working With Democrats to Create Jobs

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding legislation to stop Chinese currency manipulation and the American Jobs Act. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: This evening the Senate will vote on legislation to end the unfair practice of currency manipulation by the Chinese…


3 Roll Call Votes at Approximately 5:30pm

At approximately 5:30pm today, the Senate will conduct 3 roll call votes in relation to the following: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #250, Jane Margaret Triche-Milazzo, of Louisiana, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana, Passage of S.1619, the Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Reform Act, and Motion to invoke cloture on…


Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, October 11, 2011

The Senate stands adjourned until 12:00pm on Friday, October 7, 2011 for a pro-forma session only with no business conducted. The Senate will reconvene at 2:00pm on Tuesday, October 11, 2011.  Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 5:30pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes…