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Day July 23, 2012

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, July 23, 2012

ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #663, the nomination of Michael A. Shipp, of NJ, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey; Confirmed: 91-1   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Began the Rule 14 process of S.3420, the Permanent Tax Relief Act. (Lee) Completed the Rule 14 process of S.3414,  the…

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Roll Call Vote on Shipp nomination

5:40pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination of Michael A. Shipp, of New Jersey, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey; Confirmed: 91-1

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Cloture motion withdrawn–5:30pm vote on confirmation of Shipp nomination

Cloture on the Shipp nomination has been vitiated. At 5:30pm, the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #663, the nomination of Michael A. Shipp, of NJ, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey.

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Cloture filed on MTP to Middle Class Tax Cuts Act (S.3412)

This afternoon Senate Reid filed cloture on the motion to proceed to S.3412, Middle Class Tax Cut Act. The cloture vote would occur Wednesday morning, unless an agreement can be reached.

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5:30pm cloture vote on Shipp nomination

At 5:30pm, the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #663, the nomination of Michael A. Shipp, of NJ, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey.

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Reid: The Senate Pauses To Remember The Victims Of Colorado Shooting

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor after observing a moment of silence to reflect on last week’s shooting in Colorado. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: This afternoon the Senate pauses to remember those killed in last week’s horrific shooting in Colorado. Among the dead was 26-year-old…

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Moment of Silence for victims of Colorado shooting

For the information of all senators, there will be a moment of silence after the Senate convenes at 2pm today to honor the victims and their families of the tragic shooting in Aurora, CO.

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Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, July 23, 2012

Convenes: 2:00pm Following the prayer and pledge, the Majority Leader will be recognized. At 5:00pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #663, the nomination of Michael A. Shipp, of NJ, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey with 30 minutes of debate equally divided and…

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