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Day December 6, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, December 6, 2011

ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Motion to invoke cloture on Caitlyn Halligan to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit; Not Invoked: 54-45-1   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Unanimous Consent to print H.R.1540, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012, as passed by the Senate on December 1, 2011. Completed the Rule…

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Reid Statement On Republican Obstruction Of Caitlin Joan Halligan

Washington, D.C. — Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after Republicans blocked the nomination of Caitlin Joan Halligan to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit: “Senate Republicans today sent the sad message that political gamesmanship is more important than a judicial nominee’s qualifications. Caitlin Joan Halligan is a…

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Roll Call Vote on the Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Halligan Nomination

12:02pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Caitlyn Halligan to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit; Not Invoked: 54-45-1 (present)

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Cloture Filed on the Cordray nomination

During Tuesday’s session of the Senate, cloture was filed on Executive Calendar #413, the nomination of Richard Cordray, of Ohio, to be Director, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection for a term of five years.  If no agreement is reached, this vote will occur Thursday morning.

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Cloture Vote at Approximately 12:00pm on Halligan nomination

At approximately 12:00pm, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Caitlyn Halligan, of New York, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit.

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Convenes: 10:00am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 11:00am 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 proceed to Executive Session to consider the nomination…

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