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Month September 2012

Senate Pro Formas

The Senate will meet on the following dates at the following times for pro forma sessions only with no business conducted: Tuesday, September 25th at 9:30am Friday, September 28th at 10:00am Tuesday, October 2nd at 11:00am Friday, October 5th at 1:00pm Tuesday, October 9th at 11:00am Friday, October 12th at 10:30am Tuesday, October 16th at…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Friday, September 21 and Saturday, September 22, 2012

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Passage of S.3576, A bill to provide limitations on United States assistance (60-vote threshold); Not Passed: 10-81 2)      Passage of S.J.Res.41, A joint resolution expressing the sense of Congress regarding the nuclear program of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran; Passed: 90-1 3)      Cloture on H.J.Res.117, Continuing Appropriations Resolution,…

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Kyl objects to relevant amendments to Defense Authorization bill

Senator Reid asked unanimous consent that at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, after consultation with the Republican Leader, the Senate proceed to the consideration of Calendar #419, S.3254, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013; and that only relevant amendments be in order to the bill.   Senator Kyl objected.

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Roll Call Vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.3525

1:19am The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.3525, the Sportsmen Act; 84-7

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Roll Call Vote on Passage of H.J.Res.117

12:58am The Senate began a roll call vote on passage of H.J.Res.117, the continuing resolution; Passed: 62-30

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Roll Call Vote on the Motion to Invoke Cloture on H.J.Res.117

12:41am The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on H.J.Res.117, the continuing resolution; Invoked: 62-30

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Roll Call Vote on Passage of S.J.Res.41

12:24am The Senate began a roll call vote on passage of S.J.Res.41, a joint resolution expressing the sense of Congress regarding the nuclear program of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran; Passed: 90-1

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Roll Call Vote on Passage of S.3576

12:03am The Senate began a roll call vote on passage of S.3576, a bill to provide limitations on United States assistance (60-vote threshold); Not Passed: 10-81

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Reid Statement On Governor Romney’s Tax Returns

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after Mitt Romney released today one year worth of tax returns, showing he paid a lower tax rate than most middle class Americans: “The information released today reveals that Mitt Romney manipulated one of the only two years of tax returns he’s seen fit to show…

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Up to 5 Votes at midnight tonight

The Senate has reached an agreement that results in up to 5 roll call votes beginning at midnight tonight. Those votes will be in relation to the following items:   – Passage of S.3576, A bill to provide limitations on United States assistance (60-vote threshold);   – Passage of S.J.Res.41, A joint resolution expressing the…

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