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Day June 6, 2012

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, June 6, 2012

ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #610, Jeffrey J. Helmick, of OH, to be United State District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio; Confirmed: 62-36   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Adopted S.Res.484, designating June 7, 2012, as “National Hunger Awareness Day”. Adopted S.Res.485, a resolution to authorize representation by the Senate Legal Counsel in…

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Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of Helmick nomination

5:12pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #610, the nomination of Jeffery J. Helmick, of OH, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio; Confirmed: 62-36

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With Major Issues Confronting Congress, Cantor Declares ‘Serious Legislating All But Done’

After Boehner Says Challenges ‘Can’t Wait Until After Election,’ Cantor Disavows Policy In Favor of Politics SPEAKER BOEHNER vs. (Excerpts from Speaker Boehner’s Address on the Economy, Debt Limit & American Jobs, 5/15/12] LEADER CANTOR [Excerpts from “Eric Cantor: Congress Goes From Policy to Politicking”, Politico,  Boehner: “It’s about time we roll up our sleeves…

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Reid: Agriculture Bill Will Create Jobs, Cut Subsidies

America’s Agriculture Industry Supports 16 Million Much-Needed Jobs Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding the Agriculture Jobs Bill. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: At a time when too many of the products we buy are made overseas, America can be satisfied so much of…

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Approx. 5:30pm roll call vote on confirmation of Helmick nomination (U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Northern Ohio)

The Senate has reached an agreement to consider the nomination of Executive Calendar #610, the nomination of Jeffrey J. Helmick, of Ohio, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio. At 4pm today, Wednesday, June 6, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the Helmick nomination. There will be up…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Convenes: 9:30am Following the prayer and pledge, the Majority Leader will be recognized.  It is his intention to resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.3240, the Farm bill. Following the remarks of the Majority Leader and the Republican Leader, the next hour will be equally divided between the two sides with the Republicans…

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