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Day June 25, 2012

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, June 25, 2012

ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House message to accompany S.3187; Invoked: 89-3   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Adopted S.Res.503, designating June 2012 as “National Aphasia Awareness Month” and supporting efforts to increase awareness of aphasia. Adopted S.Res.504, expressing support for the International Olympic Committee to recognize with…

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Republicans object to confirming Donna Murphy (Superior Court)

Senator Lieberman asked unanimous that at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, in consultation with Republican Leader, the Senate consider the nomination of Executive Calendar #231, Donna Mary Murphy, of the District of Columbia, to be Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. That there be 2 hours…

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No more votes today

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

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Roll Call Vote on motion to concur in House Amendment re: 3187, FDA Safety and Innovation Act

5:30pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House Amendment to S.3187, the FDA Safety and Innovation; Invoked: 89-3

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Senate adopts motion to proceed to Flood Insurance/Reid offers Johnson (SD)-Shelby substitute and Pryor amendment (residual risk)/moves to proceed to Small Business Jobs bill

The Senate has adopted the motion to proceed to S.1940, Flood Insurance, and Senator Reid filled the amendment tree with the Johnson (SD)-Shelby substitute amendment #2468, Pryor amendment #2469 (residual risk), and the rest of the tree with date changes.   Senator Reid then moved to proceed to Calendar #341, S.2237, Small Business Jobs and…

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Reid: Unconstitutional Arizona Law Should Not Be A “Model” For Immigration Reform

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding the Supreme Court’s decision on Arizona’s SB 1070. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Today, the Supreme Court correctly struck down the vast majority of the mean-spirited Arizona immigration law. And while I agree with the Court’s decision to…

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5:30pm Cloture vote re: S.3187, FDA SAfety and Innovation Act

At 5:30pm today the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House Amendment to S.3187, the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act.

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Reid Statement On Arizona Supreme Court Decision

Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down three out of the four provisions of Arizona’s SB 1070 immigration law. “The Supreme Court was right to strike down the vast majority of the Arizona law. With three out of the four provisions being struck down, the…

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Schumer Statement In Response To Supreme Court Ruling On Arizona Immigration Law

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-NY), the chairman of the Senate subcommittee on immigration, released the following statement Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Arizona’s controversial immigration law: “This is as strong a repudiation of the Arizona law as one could expect given that the law has not been implemented…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, June 25, 2012

Convenes: 2:00pm Following the prayer and pledge, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.1940, the Flood Insurance bill, post-cloture. At a time to be determined but prior to 5:30pm on Monday, the motion to proceed to S.1940 will be adopted. As a reminder to all Senators, cloture was filed on…

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