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Day July 12, 2012

Cloture filed on MTP to DISCLOSE Act, S.3369

Senator Reid filed cloture on the motion to proceed to S.3369, the DISCLOSE Act. By consent, following the 5:30pm vote on the McNulty nomination, there will be 10 minutes for debate prior to the cloture vote on the motion to proceed to S.3369.

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Agreement on McNulty nomination

At 5pm on Monday, there will be 30 minutes for debate on Executive Calendar #662, the nomination of Kevin McNulty, of New Jersey, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey, prior to a vote on confirmation of the nomination.

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, July 12, 2012

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Motion to table the Reid amendment #2524 (text of H.R.9, Cantor tax bill); Tabled: 73-24 2)      Motion to invoke cloture on Landrieu amendment #2521 (Substitute) Not Invoked: 57-41 3)      Motion to invoke cloture on of S.2237, the Small Business Jobs bill; Not Invoked: 53-44   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Passed H.R.3902, the District…

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Reid Statement On Republican Defeat Of Small Business Tax Cut

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after Republicans voted to block the Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act. “The legislation Republicans blocked was a common-sense proposal that provided small businesses with two tax cuts designed to create jobs. Under our proposal, small businesses would have received a 10 percent…

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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 Invoke Cloture on S.2237

2:50pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on S.2237, the Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act; Not Invoked:  53-44

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Roll Call Vote on the Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Landrieu amendment

2:30pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Landrieu substitute amendment #2521 to S.2237, the Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act; Not Invoked: 57-41

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Roll Call Vote on the Motion to Table the Reid amendment #2524

2:00pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to table the Reid amendment #2524 (Cantor – H.R.9); Tabled: 73-24

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Does Mitch McConnell Want To Vote on President Obama’s Tax Cut Proposal Or Not?

9:43 am Wednesday McConnell Asks for Vote on President’s Tax Cuts McConnell: “I ask unanimous consent that … the first two amendments in order to the bill be the Hatch-McConnell amendment No. 2491 … and a Reid or designee amendment to enact the President’s proposal…” [Floor Remarks, 7/11/12] 6:22 pm Wednesday Reid Offers Vote on…

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Small Business Jobs bill agreement/3 votes at 2pm

The Senate has reached an agreement that results in a series of 3 roll call votes beginning at 2pm today. Those votes will be in relation to the following items:   -       Reid amendment #2524 (text of H.R.9, Cantor tax bill) -       Motion to invoke cloture on Landrieu amendment #2521 (Substitute) (If cloture on the…

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