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Day July 24, 2012

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, July 24, 2012

No ROLL CALL VOTES   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Discharged the Indian Affairs Committee and passed S.2090, a bill to amend the Indian Law Enforcement Reform Act to extend the period of time provided to the Indian Law and Order Commission to produce a required report, and for other purposes. Adopted S.Res.527, designating August 16, 2012, as…


Roll Call Vote at 2:15pm on Wednesday, July 25

As a reminder, cloture was filed on the motion to proceed to S.3412, the Middle Class Tax Cut on Monday, July 23rd.   By unanimous consent, at 2:15pm on Wednesday, July 25th, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.3412, the Middle Class…


Reid: Republicans Filibustering A Tax Cut for Ninety-Eight Percent Of Americans

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding a Democratic proposal to cut taxes for 98 percent of American families. He also spoke on cyber security legislation, and commemorated the anniversary of the shooting of two Capitol Police officers. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Republicans claim…


Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Convenes: 10:00am Following the prayer and pledge, the Majority Leader will be recognized. The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings. At 3:40pm, the Senate will observe a moment of silence in memory of Officer Jacob J. Chestnut and Detective John M. Gibson of the United States Capitol…