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Day March 6, 2012

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, March 6, 2012

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Motion to invoke cloture on the Reid amendment #1761 to S.1813; Not Invoked: 52-44 2)      Confirmation of the nomination of Mary Elizabeth Phillips, of MO, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Missouri; Confirmed: 95-2 3)      Confirmation of the nomination of Thomas Owen Rice, of WA, to…

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Schumer Statement On Senate’s Bipartisan Highway Bill

Washington, D.C. – Senator Charles E. Schumer released the following statement Tuesday in response to House Speaker John Boehner’s comments that he is open to bringing up the Senate’s bipartisan highway bill: “Senate Republicans have been using amendments to delay this bipartisan highway bill until Speaker Boehner could figure out a path for dealing with…

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Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of the Rice nomination

2:43pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination of Thomas Owen Rice, of WA, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington; Confirmed: 93-4

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Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of the Phillips nomination

2:17pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination of Mary Elizabeth Phillips, of MO, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Missouri; Confirmed: 95-2

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Roll Call Vote on Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Reid Amendment

12:21pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Reid amendment #1761 to S.1813, the Surface Transportation bill; Not Invoked: 52-44

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1 Roll Call Vote at Noon; 2 Roll Call Votes at 2:15pm

At approximately 12:00pm today, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Reid amendment #1761 to S.1813, the Surface Transportation bill.   Additionally, there will be 2 roll call votes at approximately 2:15pm on confirmation of the following Executive Calendar items: –          Calendar #439, Mary Elizabeth Phillips, of…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Convenes: 10:00am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business for one hour with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1813, the Surface Transportation bill.  The filing deadline for all second degree amendments to the Reid…

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