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Day November 28, 2012

Debate only until 2pm

The Senate is in a period of debate only on the Defense Authorization bill (S.3254) until 2pm today.


McCain amendment #3051 (embassy security) agreed to

Senator McCain amendment #3051 (to authorize additional Marine Corps personnel for the performance of security functions for U.S. embassies, consulates, and other diplomatic facilities abroad) was agreed to by voice vote


2pm Roll Call Vote in relation to Udall (CO) amendment #2985 (biofuels)

By consent, at 2pm the Senate will proceed to a vote in relation to Udall amendment #2985 (biofuels). No amendments to the amendment are in order prior to the vote.


Senate adopts motion to proceed to NDAA/Udall amendment #2985 (biofuels) pending

The Senate has adopted the motion to proceed to S.3254, National Defense Authorization Act. Senator Reid then called up Udall (CO) amendment #2985 (strikes section 313 in the bill relating to a limitation on the availability of funds for the procurement of alternative fuels).


Reid: To Expand Disability Rights Across The Globe, U.S. Must Continue To Lead By Example

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today recognizing the achievements of former Senator Bob Dole and advocating ratification of the Disabilities Convention. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: On April 14, 1945, a young Robert Dole lay gravely wounded in the mud of a war-torn Italian hillside,…


Senate Floor Schedule for Wednesday, November 28, 2012

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. We hope to begin consideration of S.3254, the Defense Authorization Act of…