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Day June 13, 2012

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, June 13, 2012

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Reid motion to table the Reid 2nd degree amendment #2393, which is text of Shaheen amendment #2160(Sugar) to the Reid amendment #2392 to S.3240, the Farm bill ; Tabled: 50-46 2)      Reid motion to table the Reid amendment #2392 (SNAP); Tabled: 65-33   No LEGISLATIVE ITEMS   No EXECUTIVE ITEMS

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Senator Coburn objects to next 4 amendments/Reid calls up 2 amendments

Senator Reid asked unanimous consent to consider the next 4 amendments to the Farm bill. Senator Coburn objected. The request can be found below. Senator Reid then offered the following amendments: Reid amendment # 2406 which is the text of Coburn amendment #2353 (to eliminate certain working lands conservation programs); and Reid amendment 2407 which…

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Roll Call Vote on Reid motion to table Reid amendment #2392 (SNAP)

12:35pm The Senate began a roll call vote on Reid motion to table Reid amendment #2392 (SNAP); Tabled: 65-33

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Roll Call Vote on Reid motion to table Reid amendment #2393 (Sugar)

12:02pm The Senate began a roll call vote on Reid motion to table Reid amendment #2393, which is text of Shaheen amendment #2160 (Sugar); Tabled: 50-46

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2 Roll Call Votes at Approximately 12:00pm

Senators should expect 2 roll call votes shortly (at approximately 12:00pm) on the following, in the following order: Reid motion to table the Reid amendment #2393, which is text of Shaheen amendment #2160 (Sugar) to the Reid amendment #2392 and Reid motion to table the Reid amendment #2392, which is text of Paul amendment #2182…

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Reid: Republicans Put Defeating Obama Ahead Of Working With Democrats To Create Jobs

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding Republican extremism. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Last week, in a moment of candor, House Republicans admitted they’ve given up on legislating until after the election. Although there’s plenty more work to be done – especially building on…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Convenes: 9:30am Following the prayer and pledge, the Majority Leader will be recognized. Following any Leader remarks, the next hour will be equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Majority controlling the final half. At a time to be determined on Wednesday,…

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