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Day October 19, 2011

Roll Call Vote on the Boxer Motion to Table the McCain Amendment

12:36pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Boxer motion to table the McCain amendment #739 (critical surface transportation); Tabled: 59-39

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00170

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 739: Motion to Table McCain S.Amdt.739; To ensure that the critical surface transportation needs of the United States are made a priority by prohibiting funds from being used on lower-priority projects, such as transportation museums and landscaping.Result: Agreed to (59-39, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of Mariani Nomination

12:10pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Robert David Mariani to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Pennsylvania; Confirmed: 82-17

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00169

On the Nomination: Confirmation Robert David Mariani, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District JudgeResult: Confirmed (82-17, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00170

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 739: Motion to Table McCain S.Amdt.739; To ensure that the critical surface transportation needs of the United States are made a priority by prohibiting funds from being used on lower-priority projects, such as transportation museums and landscaping.Result: Agreed to (59-39, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00169

On the Nomination: Confirmation Robert David Mariani, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District JudgeResult: Confirmed (82-17, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Republicans Should Stop Rooting For Economy To Fail, Start Working With Democrats To Create Jobs

75 Percent of Americans Support Democrats’ Plan to Put Teachers, First Responders Back to Work and Ask Millionaires to Pay Their Fair Share Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding overwhelming public support – even among Republicans – for Democrats’ plan to put 400,000 teachers,…

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2 Roll Call Votes at Approximately 12:10pm

The previous order has been amended to consider 3 District Judges at noon.  There are now 2 roll call votes expected at approximately 12:10pm in relation to the Mariani nomination and the McCain amendment #739.  The details of the agreement are below. At noon, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the following…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Convenes: 9:30am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business for one hour with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Majority controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.2112, the Agriculture, CJS,…

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