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Day March 22, 2012

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, March 22, 2012

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Merkley amendment #1884 (CROWDFUND Act) to H.R.3606, the IPO bill; Agreed To: 64-35 2)      Passage of H.R.3606, the IPO bill, as amended; Passed: 73-26 3)      Motion to invoke cloture on the Reid motion to concur in the House amendment to S.2038, the STOCK Act; Agreed To: 96-3 4)      Confirmation of Executive…

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Cloture filed on motions to proceed to S.2204 and S.1789

Following the votes, Senator Reid moved to proceed to S.2204, the Repeal Big Oil Tax Subsidies Act, and filed cloture on the motion to proceed. Senator Reid then moved to proceed to S.1789, the Postal Reform bill, and filed cloture on the motion to proceed. Senators should expect the cloture vote on the motion to…

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No further roll call votes this week

There will be no further roll call votes this week.

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Voice Vote on confirmation of the Contreras nomination

2:25pm The nomination of Rudolph Contreras, of VA, to be US District Judge for the District of Columbia was confirmed by voice vote

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Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of the Abrams nomination

2:03pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Ronnie Abrams, of NY, to be US District Judge for the Southern District of New York; Confirmed: 96-2

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Etch-A-Sketch: Republicans In Congress Like It, Too

GOP Flip-Flops Have Jeopardized Budget Deal, Highway Bill & Export Bank BUDGET DEAL SENATE HIGHWAY BILL EXPORT-IMPORT BANK

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Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of the Nuffer nomination

1:45pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of David Nuffer, of UT, to be US District Judge for the District of Utah; Confirmed: 95-2

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Reid: IPO Bill Is Small Step Forward, Now House Republicans Must Take More Important Step Of Passing The Senate’s Bipartisan Transportation Jobs Bill

Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today following Senate passage of a small business capital formation bill: “Passing this small business bill is a small step towards creating jobs, but now it’s time for House Republicans to take the much more important step of passing the Senate’s bipartisan transportation…

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DPCC Releases National And State-By-State Data Revealing The Devastating Impact Of The GOP’s Medicare-Ending Budget

GOP Budget Could Raise Seniors’ Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Costs By Almost $6,000 In Order To Give Millionaires An Extra $150,000 Tax Break Budget Will Immediately Reopen Prescription Drug ‘Donut Hole’, Costing Current Seniors Over $10,000 by 2020 New State-By-State Reports Showing Devastating Local Impact on Seniors Washington, D.C. – The Democratic Policy and Communications Center (DPCC)…

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Roll Call Vote on Cloture re: S.3038, the STOCK Act

1:23pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to concur on the Reid motion to concur in the House amendment to S.2038, the STOCK Act; Invoked: 96-3

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