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Day March 13, 2012

Roll Call Vote on Roberts amendment #1826, as modified

2:20pm The Senate began a roll call vote on Roberts amendment #1826, as modified (ANWR, Keystone, etc) (60-vote threshold); Not Agreed To: 41-57


Roll Call Vote on Bingaman amendment #1759

12:30pm The Senate began a roll call vote on Bingaman amendment #1759 (privatized highways) Agreed To: 50-47


Roll Call Vote on the DeMint Amendment #1589

12:03pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the DeMint amendment #1589 (state discretionary authority); Not Agreed to: 30-67


McConnell objected request to consider district court judges following consideration of Capital Formation bill

This morning Senator Reid asked that immediately following disposition of H.R.3606, an act to increase American job creation and economic growth by improving access to the public capital markets for emerging growth companies, the Senate proceed to Executive Session and votes on confirmation of the district court nominations listed below. Senator McConnell objected to the…


2 Roll Call Votes at Noon; Several at 2:15pm

At 12:00pm today, there will be 2 roll call votes in relation to the following amendments to S.1813, the Surface Transportation bill: – DeMint #1756 (State discretionary authority); – Bingaman #1759 (privatized highways)   Following the vote in relation to the Bingaman amendment, the Senate will recess until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus…


Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, March 13, 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.  At 12:00pm, there will be 2 roll call votes in relation…