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Day November 8, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, November 8, 2011

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Confirmation of Evan Jonathan Wallach, of NY, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit; Confirmed: 99-0   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Adopted S.Res.315, commending the St. Louis Cardinals on their hard-fought World Series victory. Discharged the Environment and Public Works Committee and adopted S.Res.132, recognizing and honoring the zoos and…

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Cloture filed on the motion to proceed to H.R.2354

During Tuesday’s session of the Senate, cloture was filed on the motion to proceed to H.R.2354, the Energy and Water Appropriations bill (the expected vehicle for the Energy & Water, Financial Services and State & Foreign Operations Appropriations bills).  By unanimous consent, this vote will occur Thursday afternoon, the fourth vote in a series beginning…

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Agreement on joint resolutions of disapproval, H.R.674 and cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2354

The Senate has reached an agreement to consider S.J.Res.6, Net Neutrality/FCC (Hutchison), S.J.Res.27, Cross Border Air Pollution/EPA (Paul) and H.R.647, the 3% Withholding Repeal Act.  The votes with respect to these items, as well as a cloture vote on the motion to proceed to H.R.2354, the Energy and Water Appropriations bill will occur on Thursday,…

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Wallach nomination

12:15pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Evan Wallach, of New York, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit. Confirmed: 99-0

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00199

On the Nomination: Evan Jonathan Wallach, of New York, to be United States Circuit JudgeResult: Confirmed (99-0, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Republicans Must End Their Silence, Join Democrats In Passing Veterans’ Jobs Bill

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the VOW to Hire Heroes Act. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Yesterday my friend, the Republican Leader, ticked off a list of bills he believes Democrats and Republicans can agree on. I couldn’t help but…

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Roll Call Vote at Approx 12:15pm today

At approximately 12:15pm, the Senate will conduct a roll call vote on confirmation of Evan Jonathan Wallach, of New York, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit.

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Convenes: 10:00am 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 Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed…

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