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Day March 28, 2012

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, March 28, 2012

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #464, Miranda Du, of NV, to be United States District Judge for the District of Nevada; Confirmed: 59-39 2)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #487, Susie Morgan, of LA, to be United State District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana; Confirmed: 96-1   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Adopted S.Res.408,…

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Roll Call Vote at Approximately 11:30am Thursday

At approximately 11:30am on Thursday, March 29th, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on S.2204, the Repeal Big Oil Tax Subsidies Act.

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Filing Deadline for 2nd Degree Amendments to S.2204

The filing deadline for 2nd degree amendments to S.2204, the Repeal Big Oil Tax Subsidies Act is 10:30am on Thursday, March 29th. If your Senator has a germane 2nd degree amendment and would like to preserve his or her ability to offer, please send a signed copy of the amendment to the cloakroom prior to…

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No further roll call votes today

There will be no further roll call votes this evening.

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Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of Morgan nomination

5:58pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #487, Susie Morgan, of LA, to be United State District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana; Confirmed: 96-1

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Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of the Du nomination

5:33 pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #464, Miranda Du, of NV, to be United States District Judge for the District of Nevada; Confirmed: 59-39

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On Highway Bill, Pressure Mounts On Boehner From Within His Own Party

In Last Two Days, Four House Republicans Have Publicly Endorsed Bipartisan Senate Bill Will Boehner Continue To Block Consideration of Bill That Got 74 Votes In Senate? “An increasing Number of House Republicans are beginning to say the House should take up the Senate bill…” Just Today, GOP Rep. King Spokesman Said He Would Vote…

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Two roll call votes at 5:30pm

The two votes originally scheduled for 6pm will now occur at 5:30pm.   By consent at 4:30pm today, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session with 1 hour for debate prior to a series of 2 roll call votes. As a result, senators should expect 2 roll call votes to begin at 5:30pm on confirmation…

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Reid Remarks On Miranda Du, An Experienced Litigator Nominated For U.S. District Court, District Of Nevada

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding the nomination of Miranda Du to the U.S. District Court, District of Nevada. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Today the Senate will consider the nomination of Miranda Du to the U.S. District Court, District of Nevada, in Las…

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Meet The Senate GOP Backers Of The Individual Mandate

Washington Post: ‘The individual insurance mandate … was the brainchild of conservative economists and embraced by some of the nation’s most prominent Republicans for nearly two decades’   HEALTH EQUITY AND ACCESS REFORM TODAY ACT (1993) In 1993, Senate Republicans offered the “Health Equity and Access Today Act” as an alternative to President Clinton’s healthcare…

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