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Day November 3, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, November 3, 2011

  ROLL CALL VOTES   1)      Reid motion to proceed to S.1769, the Rebuild America Jobs Act; Not Agreed to: 51-49 (60-vote threshold)   2)      McConnell motion to proceed to S.1786, the Long-Term Surface Transportation Extension Act; Not Agreed to: 47-53   3)      Confirmation of Scott Wesley Skavdahl, of WY, to be United States District…

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Cloture Filed on the Motion to Proceed to H.R.674

During Thursday’s session of the Senate, cloture was filed on the motion to proceed to Calendar #212, H.R.674, the 3% Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act.  By unanimous consent, the roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.674 will be at 5:30pm on Monday, November 7, 2011.

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Time Agreement on the Wallach Nomination

At a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, in consultation with the Republican Leader, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Calendar #405, the nomination of Evan Jonathan Wallach to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit.  There will be 15 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled between…

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Time Agreement on Resolutions of Disapproval

The Senate has reached an agreement with respect to the following resolutions of disapproval: S.J.Res.6, Net Neutrality/FCC (Paul) and S.J.Res.27, Cross Border Air Pollution/EPA (Hutchison). The details of the agreement are below. At a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, in consultation with the Republican Leader, the Republican Leader, or his designee, will…

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Reid Statement On Unanimous Republican Obstruction Of Yet Another Job Creating Measure

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement today after Republicans blocked yet another job creating measure, the Rebuild America Jobs Act, which would have put hundreds of thousands of Americans back to work. “Republicans have once again chosen to protect millionaires and billionaires instead of creating jobs for the middle class.…

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Last vote of the week

There will be no further roll call votes this week following the vote on the Skavdahl nomination.

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Skavdahl nomination

3:42pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination of Scott Wesley Skavdahl, of WY, to be United States District Judge for the District of Wyoming

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Roll Call Vote on McConnell motion to proceed to S.1786

3:27pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the McConnell motion to proceed to S.1786, the Long-term Surface Transportation Extension Act. Not Agreed To: 47-53

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Roll Call Vote on Reid motion to proceed to S.1769

2:59pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Reid motion to proceed to S.1769, the Rebuild America Jobs Act. Not Agreed To: 51-49

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00197

On the Nomination: Scott Wesley Skavdahl, of Wyoming, to be U.S. District JudgeResult: Confirmed (96-0, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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