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Day March 20, 2012

Reid Statement On Republican Rejection Of Bipartisan Export-Import Bank

Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement after Republicans rejected a bipartisan amendment to add the Export-Import Bank reauthorization to a bipartisan small business bill: “Today, Republicans voted against an overwhelmingly bipartisan measure that would have supported more than 300,000 American jobs simply to provide cover for Tea Party extremists…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, March 20, 2012

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Motion to invoke cloture on the Reed-Landrieu-Levin-Brown (OH) and others substitute amendment #1833 to H.R.3606, the IPO bill; Not Invoked: 54-45 2)      Motion to invoke cloture on the Cantwell-Johnson(SD)-Graham-Shelby and others amendment #1836 (Export Import Bank) to H.R.3606; Not Invoked: 55-44   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Completed the Rule 14 process of S.2204,…

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No More Roll Call Votes

There will be no further roll call votes this evening.

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Roll Call Vote on Motion to Invoke Cloture on Cantwell amendment #1836

4:40pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Cantwell amendment #1836(Export-Import Bank Reauthorization); Not Invoked: 55-44

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Roll Call Vote on the Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Reed amendment

4:06pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Reed-Landrieu-Levin-Brown(OH) et al amendment #1833 (substitute); Not Invoked: 54-45

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Cloture filed on STOCK Act

Senator Reid has filed cloture on the motion concur in the House amendment to S.2038, the STOCK Act. He also filled the amendment tree. The cloture vote would occur on Thursday or upon disposition of the IPO bill (H.R.3606), depending on the outcome of the upcoming cloture votes. Senators will be notified when the vote…

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Passing Bipartisan Export-Important Bank Bill Will Support Hundreds Of Thousands Of Jobs And Should Not Be A Fight

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the Export-Import Bank. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: For years the Export-Import Bank has helped American companies grow and sell their products overseas. And for years, the Ex-Im Bank has enjoyed broad, bipartisan support. When it…

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2nd Degree Filing Deadline at 11:00am

The filing deadline for second degree amendments to the Reed (RI) substitute amendment #1833, the Cantwell amendment #1836 (Export-Import reauthorization), and H.R.3606, the IPO bill, is 11:00am today. If your Senator has a germane second degree amendment and your boss you like to preserve his or her ability to offer, please send a signed copy…

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Roll Call Votes Now at 4:00pm

The roll call vote(s) previously scheduled for 11:30am will now occur at 4:00pm today.  If cloture is invoked on either amendment or bill, it will be as if it were invoked at 12:00pm. Additionally, Senator Reid announced the official photograph of the 112th Congress may be rescheduled for later today.  When/if another time is set,…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Convenes: 10:00am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business for one hour with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Majority controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.3606, the IPO bill with the time until 11:30am equally divided and controlled between the two…

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