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Day April 23, 2012

Agreement to proceed to S.1925, Violence Against Women Act

The Senate has reached an agreement that upon disposition of S.1789, the Postal Reform bill, but no earlier than Wednesday, September 25, the Senate will adopt the motion to proceed to S.1925, a bill to reauthorize Violence Against Women Act of 1994.

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, April 23, 2012

ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Confirmation of the nomination of Brian C. Wimes, of MO, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri; Confirmed: 92-1 LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Completed the Rule 14 process of S.2327, a bill to prohibit direct foreign assistance to the Government of Egypt until the President makes…

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Wimes nomination

5:31pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #528, the nomination of Brian Wimes, of MO, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri; Confirmed: 92-1

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Reid: An Investment In Education Is An Investment In Our Economy

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding a National Labor Relations Board rule, reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act and Senate action to stop student loan interest rates from doubling. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: America has the best, brightest and most dedicated workers…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, April 23, 2012

Convenes: 12:00pm Following the prayer and pledge, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.1925, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act. At 2:00pm, the Republican Leader or his designee will be recognized to make a motion to proceed to S.J.Res.36, a joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of…

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