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Day November 10, 2011

Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, November 14, 2011

Convenes: 2:00pm Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 3:00pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of H.R.2354, the Energy and Water Appropriations Bill, for debate only. The next roll call…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, November 10, 2011

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      McConnell motion to proceed to S.J.Res.6, Net Neutrality/FCC; Not Agreed to: 46-52 2)      McConnell motion to proceed to S.J.Res.27, Cross Border Air Pollution/EPA; Not Agreed to: 41-56 3)      McCain second degree amendment #928 (the text of S.1720) to the Tester amendment #927 to H.R.674, the 3% Withholding Repeal Act; Not Agreed…

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2 Roll Call Votes at Approx 12:00pm on Tuesday, November 15, 2011

At approximately 11:00am on Tuesday, November 15, 2011, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the following: Cal #354 Sharon L. Gleason, to be United States District Judge for the District of Alaska and Cal #355 Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of California with one…

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Reid Statement On Senate Passage Of Veterans’ Jobs Bill

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued today the following statement after the Senate approved the VOW to Hire Heroes Act by vote of 94-1. This bill encourages businesses to hire unemployed veterans and creates training programs to help them transition into the civilian workforce. The bill is part of President Obama’s jobs agenda. “This Veterans…

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No further roll call votes this week

The Senate is considering the motion to proceed to H.R.2354, the Energy and Water Appropriations bill, post-cloture. There will be no further roll call votes today. There will be no roll call votes tomorrow or Monday. The Senate will debate the Energy and Water bill Monday. Senators should expect a vote on a judge before…

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on the motion to proceed to HR 2354, Energy and Water Appropriations

2:52pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2354, Energy and Water Appropriations. Invoked: 81-14

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Roll Call Vote on passage of HR 674, as amended

2:33pm The Senate began a roll call vote on passage H.R.674, as amended, 3% Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act. Passed: 95-0; 1-present

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Roll Call Vote on Tester amendment #927

2:14pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Tester-Murray-Baucus amendment #927 (The VOW to Hire Heroes Act). Agreed To: 94-1; 1-present

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00205

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.R.2354; A bill making appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (81-14, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Roll Call Vote on McCain amendment

12:49pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the McCain-Paul amendment #928 (the text of S.1720): Not Agreed To: 41-56, 1-present

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