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Day October 13, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, October 13, 2011

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Confirmation of Calendar #251, Alison J. Nathan, of NY, to be US District Judge for the Southern District of New York; Confirmed: 48-44 2)      Confirmation of Calendar #252, Susan Owens Hickey, of AR, to be US District Judge for the Western District of Arkansas; Confirmed: 83-8   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Adopted S.Con.Res.31,…

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Agreement to Proceed to H.R.2112, Ag, CJS and Transportation Approps

At 4:00pm on Monday, October 17, 2011, the Senate will begin consideration of Calendar #155, H.R.2112, the Agriculture Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2012. By unanimous consent, the committee amendment will be withdrawn and Senator Inouye, or his designee, will be recognized to offer amendment #738, which is the text of the withdrawn amendment (H.R.2112)…

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Korean Ambassador Confirmed; Agreement to Consider Higginbottom nomination

The Senate has confirmed Executive Calendar #287, Sung Y. Kim to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Korea by unanimous consent. Also by unanimous consent, at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, in consultation with the Republican Leader, the Senate will proceed to…

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Roll Call Vote on Hickey nomination

2:25pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination of Susan Owen Hickey, of Arkansas, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Arkansas. Confirmed: 83-8

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00165

On the Nomination: Susan Owens Hickey, of Arkansas, to be United States District JudgeResult: Confirmed (83-8, 9 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Nathan nomination

2:00pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination of Alison Nathan, of New York, to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York; Confirmed: 48-44

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00164

On the Nomination: Alison J. Nathan, of New York, to be United States District JudgeResult: Confirmed (48-44, 8 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00165

On the Nomination: Susan Owens Hickey, of Arkansas, to be United States District JudgeResult: Confirmed (83-8, 9 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00164

On the Nomination: Alison J. Nathan, of New York, to be United States District JudgeResult: Confirmed (48-44, 8 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Republicans Should Join Majority Of Americans And Support Common-Sense Plans To Create Millions Of Jobs, Ask Millionaires To Contribute Fair Share

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding continued Republican efforts to block job-creating legislation. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: This week Republicans proved once again that the only jobs they care about are their own. They voted against a plan to create…

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