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Day July 30, 2012

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, July 30, 2012

ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #759, the nomination of Robert E. Bacharach, of Oklahoma, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit; Not Invoked: 56-34-3(present)   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Adopted S.Res.533, designating October 2012 as “National Work and Family Month”. Began the Rule 14 process of S.3457, the…

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Debate only on Cybersecurity Act until 2:15pm Tuesday

The Senate has adopted the motion to proceed to S.3414, the Cybersecurity Act of 2012, with debate only until 2:15pm on Tuesday, July 31. Senator Reid will be recognized at 2:15pm.

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Bacharach nomination

5:33pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar 759, the nomination of Robert E. Bacharach, of Oklahoma, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit; Not Invoked: 56-34, 3 voted present

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5:30pm cloture vote on Bacharach nomination

At approximately 5:30pm today, the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #759, the nomination of Robert E. Bacharach, of Oklahoma, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit.

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Reid: Nation Is One Vote Away From Avoiding The Fiscal Cliff For Middle Class Families

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding a House vote on the Senate-passed middle class tax cut, cyber security legislation and the Republican filibuster of Judge Robert Bacharach, a circuit judge nominee with bipartisan support. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: I was pleased to hear…

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GOP Architects Of Automatic Defense Cuts Are Now Trying To Wiggle Out Of Them

“If the defense cuts are Obama’s, they are also John Boehner’s, Eric Cantor’s, Mitch McConnell’s and Jon Kyl’s.” [Milbank, Opinion, Washington Post, 7/25/12  “The bill passed with the votes of a majority of House and Senate Republicans and the encouragement of — wait for it — Mitt Romney.” [Milbank, Opinion, Washington Post, 7/25/12] “The GOP refused to…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, July 30, 2012

Convenes: 2:00pm Following the prayer and pledge, the Majority Leader will be recognized. At 4:30pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #759, the nomination of Robert E. Bacharach, of Oklahoma, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit with one hour equally divided and controlled between Senators Leahy…

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