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Day January 30, 2012

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, January 30, 2012

ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2038, the STOCK Act; Invoked: 93-2   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Passed S.1236, the Border Tunnel Prevention Act. Adopted S.Res.357, commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Mill Springs (January 19, 1862). Adopted S.Res.358, expressing support for the designation of January 28,…

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No more votes today

The Senate is in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. There will be no further roll call votes tonight.

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Cloture Vote on motion to proceed to S.2038

5:30pm the Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to proceed to S.2038, the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act. Invoked: 93-2

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Senate Democrats Urge Support For Legislation Barring Insider Trading By Members Of Congress

The STOCK Act Strengthens Disclosure Laws, Increases Transparency and Ensures that Members of Congress Play By The Same Rules as Everyone Else Legislation Set to Receive Key Vote This Evening in U.S. Senate   Washington, DC—Today, U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), and Jon Tester (D-MT) urged support for the STOCK Act, which…

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Senate GOP Divided Over Whether To Prolong Losing Battle Against Popular Consumer Watchdog

As Lee, Wicker Plan Reprisals, GOP Senators Shun Fight as ‘Not Effective Strategy’, ‘Not Astute Thing To Do’ Top Senate Republicans Worried Potential Boycott of Cordray Hearing Will ‘Reflect Badly On Them’ GOP DIVIDED OVER PLANS BY LEE, WICKER TO CONTINUE BATTLING CORDRAY NOMINATION SEN. CHUCK GRASSLEY (R-IA): “The caucus is still divided on what…

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Members Of Congress Must Play By The Same Rules As Everyone Else

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks on the Senate floor on the President’s recess appointment of Richard Cordray and the STOCK Act. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Americans believe Congress is broken. And it’s no mystery why. Political divisions in this chamber are so great they often…

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5:30pm cloture vote with respect to S.2038

At approximately 5:30pm the Senate will conduct a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2038, the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act.

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Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, January 30, 2012

Convenes: 2pm Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 4:30pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 4:30pm, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to Calendar #301, S.2038, the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act with…

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