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Day May 16, 2012

Agreement on Federal Reserve nominations

Cloture on the Federal Reserve nominations has been vitiated. At 10:30am tomorrow, Thursday. May 17, there will be 90 minutes for debate equally divided and controlled prior to votes on confirmation of the nominations. Each nomination is subject to a 60-vote threshold.   As a result, at approximately 12:00 noon tomorrow, the Senate will proceed…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, May 16, 2012

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Motion to proceed to Calendar #357, S.Con.Res.41, A concurrent resolution setting forth the President’s budget request for the United States Government for fiscal year 2013, and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2014 through 2022 (Sessions’s interpretation of the Obama budget); Not Agreed To: 0-99 2)      Motion to…

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Last vote of the day

There will be no further roll call votes during today’s session of the Senate.

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Roll Call Vote on the Motion to Proceed to S.Con.Res.44 (Senators Lee, Paul and DeMint)

5:25pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to proceed to S.Con.Res.44, A concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2013 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2014 through 2022 (Senators Lee, Paul and DeMint); Not Agreed to: 17-82

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Roll Call Vote on the Motion to Proceed to S.Con.Res.42 (Senator Paul)

5:01pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to proceed to S.Con.Res.42, A concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2013, revising the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal year 2012, and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2013 through 2022 (Senator Paul);…

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Roll Call Vote on the Motion to Proceed to S.Con.Res.37 (Toomey)

4:41pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to proceed to S.Con.Res.37, A concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2013, and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2014 through 2022 (Senator Toomey); Not Agreed to: 42-57

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Video: Senate Democrats, Women Leaders Call On House To Pass Senate VAWA Bill

Democratic senators, joined by women’s advocacy groups, urge House Republicans to stand up for women and pass the Senate’s bipartisan bill to protect all female victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse.  

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Roll Call Vote on the Motion to Proceed to H.Con.Res.112 (Congressman Ryan)

4:22 pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to proceed to H.Con.Res.112, Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2013 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2014 through 2022 (Congressman Ryan); Not Agreed to: 40-59

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Roll Call Vote on the Motion to Proceed to S.Con.Res.41 (Sessions)

3:55pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to proceed to S.Con.Res.41, A concurrent resolution setting forth the President’s budget request for the United States Government for fiscal year 2013, and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2014 through 2022 (Sessions’s interpretation of the Obama budget); Not Agreed to: 0-99

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Series of up to 5 roll call votes expected at approx. 3:50pm

If all time is used, there will be up to 5 roll call votes at approximately 3:50pm today. Those votes will be on motions to proceed to the following Budget resolutions:   – Calendar #357, S.Con.Res.41 (Senator Sessions-his interpretation of the Obama budget); – Calendar #354, H.Con.Res.112 (Congressman Ryan); – Calendar #356, S.Con.Res.37 (Senator Toomey);…

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