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Day September 13, 2012

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, September 13, 2012

No ROLL CALL VOTES   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Passed S.3552, to reauthorize the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act. Passed S.J.Res.44, a joint resolution granting the consent of Congress to the State and Province Emergency Management Assistance Memorandum of Understanding. Adopted S.Res.401, expressing appreciation for Foreign Service and Civil Service professionals who represent the United States…

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Agreement re: Veterans Jobs/CR–no votes tonight–next vote 12 noon Wednesday

The Senate has reached an agreement that results in no roll call votes tonight or this weekend. Under the agreement, at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, September 19, the Senate will proceed to vote on a motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to the Murray substitute amendment #2789, if a point of order is…

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Reid: Blocking A Bill To Protect Those Who Have Protected Our Freedom A New Low For Republicans

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks on the Senate floor today regarding a Republican filibuster of the Veterans Jobs Corps Act. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: It’s Thursday, which means Republicans have once against forced the Senate to waste the better part of a week jumping through…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Thursday, September 13, 2013

Convenes:10:00am Following the prayer and pledge, the Majority Leader will be recognized. The first hour will be equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. During Wednesday’s session, cloture was filed on the Murray substitute amendment #2789 to…

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