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Day November 14, 2012

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, November 14, 2012

ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Motion to invoke cloture on S.3414, the Cybersecurity Act of 2012, upon reconsideration; Not Invoked: 51-47   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Passed H.R.6118, the Taking Essential Steps for Testing Act of 2012 (TEST Act). Passed H.R.6131, a bill to extend the Undertaking Spam, Spyware, And Fraud Enforcement With Enforcers beyond Borders Act of…

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Reid Statement On Republicans Blocking Cyber Security Legislation

Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement after Republicans blocked a bill to protect the nation’s infrastructure from cyber attacks. The bill failed to reach 60 votes necessary to break a Republican filibuster. The vote was 51-47. “Our country is vulnerable to a cyber attack. Terrorists bent on harming the United States…

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on S.3414, Cybersecurity, upon reconsideration

5:36pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on S.3414, Cybersecurity Act of 2012, upon reconsideration; Not Invoked: 51-47

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Photo: Incoming Freshman Members of the Senate Democratic Caucus

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is pictured with members of the incoming freshmen class of the 113th Congress. Senators-elect of the Senate Democratic Caucus from left to right: Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.), Tim Kaine (D-Va.), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.),…

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5:30pm cloture vote on MTP to Cybersecurity, upon reconsideration

The Senate has reached an agreement that at 4:30pm today the motion to proceed to the motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on S.3414, the Cybersecurity Act of 2012, be agreed to; the motion to reconsider be agreed to; and that there be 60 minutes for debate divided between the…

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Reid: Cooperation On Cyber Security Bill Could Set Positive, Bipartisan Tone Going Into Fiscal Cliff Talks

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks on the Senate floor today regarding the need for bipartisan cooperation on cyber security legislation and a solution to avert the fiscal cliff for middle-class families. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: I have said the work before us in the waning…

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4pm filing deadline for 1st degree amendments to Sportsmen’s Act

The filing deadline for first degree amendments to S.3525, Sportsmen’s Act of 2012, is 4:00pm today. If your senator has a germane amendment and would like to preserve their ability to offer, please send a signed copy of the amendment to the cloakroom prior to the deadline so that we may file it at the…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Convenes: 2:30pm Following the prayer and pledge, 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. The filing deadline for first degree amendments to S.3525, the Sportsmen’s Act is 4:00pm on Wednesday. During Tuesday’s…

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