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Day March 15, 2012

First Degree Filing Deadline 4:00pm Monday

The filing deadline for all first degree amendments to the Reed-Landrieu-Levin-Brown (OH), et al, substitute amendment #1833 and H.R.3630 is 4:00pm on Monday, March 19th. If your Senator has a germane first degree amendment and would like to preserve his or her right to offer, please send a signed copy of the amendment to the…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, March 15, 2012

TODAY’S ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Confirmation of the nomination of Gina Marie Groh, of WV, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of West Virginia; Confirmed: 95-2 2)      Confirmation of the nomination of Michael Walter Fitzgerald, of CA, to be US District Judge for the Central District of California; Confirmed: 91-6   LEGISLATIVE…

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Senators Share Their March Madness Picks

Homestate pride is on display as Senate Democrats watch some of their favorite student athletes. A few senators have shared their brackets for the NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments. Here are highlights from Twitter: Heart pick: @UNLVAthletics to win #MarchMadness. Who do you have in your #FinalFour? Here are my picks: bit.ly/ADpoJe. Go #Rebels…

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No Further Roll Call Votes This Week

There will be no further roll call votes this week. Senators should expect the next roll call vote on Tuesday, March 20th prior to the weekly caucus meetings.

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Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of Fitzgerald Nomination

2:23pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination of Michael Walter Fitzgerald, of CA, to be US District Judge for the Central District of California; Confirmed: 91-6

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Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of Groh nomination

2:02 pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination of Gina Marie Groh, of WV, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of West Virginia; Confirmed: 95-2

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2 Roll Call Votes at approximately 2:00pm

At 1:45pm today, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the following nominations with 15 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled between Senators Leahy and Grassley or their designees:   –          Cal. #408, Gina Marie Groh, of West Virginia, to be US District Judge for the Northern District of West Virginia –         …

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Senate Floor Schedule for Thursday, March 15, 2012

Convenes: 9:30am 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 time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees with the Majority controlling the first half hour and the Republicans controlling the second…

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