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Day December 4, 2012

Reid Statement On Passage Of The National Defense Authorization Act

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after the Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013. The bill was approved by a vote of 98 to 0. “I applaud my colleagues for supporting our men and women in uniform as they risk their lives around the globe to defend us. I…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, December 4, 2012

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Adoption of the Resolution of Advice and Consent to Ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; 2/3rds of those present and voting not having voted in the affirmative, the resolution was Not Agreed to: 61-38 2)      McCain amendment #3262, as modified (Syria) to S.3254, the National Defense…

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Reid moves to proceed to Russia-Moldova PNTR

The Defense Authorization bill passed the Senate 98-0. Following the vote, Senator Reid moved to proceed to Calendar #552, H.R.6156, Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012.

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Roll Call Vote on Passage of S.3254, NDAA, as amended

5:07pm The Senate began a roll call vote on passage of S.3254, National Defense Authorization Act, as amended; Passed: 98-0

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Roll Call Vote on McCain amendment #3262, as modified

4:41pm The Senate began a roll call vote on McCain #3262, as modified (reports on Syria)’ Agreed to: 92-6

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Amendments to S.3254, NDAA, agreed to

The following amendments to S.3254, NDAA, have been agreed  to by consent:   –       Kyl #2927, as modified (National Nuclear Security Administration) –       Akaka #3019 (state trade and export promotion grant program) –       Toomey #3062 (GAO reports) –       Brown (OH) #3113, as modified (HUB Zones) –       Rubio #3175, as modified (Ticonderoga class cruisers) –       Carper…

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Reid Statement On Disabilities Treaty

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after Senate Republicans blocked a treaty to strengthen the rights of people with disabilities around the world. The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities was modeled on U.S. law, considered the gold standard on equal opportunity laws for the disabled. It failed by a…

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Roll Call Vote on Resolution of Advice and Consent to Ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

12:06pm The Senate began a roll call vote on adoption of the Resolution of Advice and Consent to Ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2/3rds of those present and voting not having voted in the affirmative, the resolution is Not Agreed to: 61-38

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Reid Floor Remarks On Tax And Budget Negotiations

“Republican plan… would reach deep into the pockets of middle class families” “Given the choice between millionaires and the middle class, Republicans sided with the wealthiest few.” “Democrats won’t pass it. President Obama won’t sign it. And the American people won’t support it.” Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid spoke on the Senate…

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Schedule for Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Convenes: 10:00am Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session with the time until 12:00pm equally divided and controlled between Senators Kerry and Lugar or their designees. At 12:00pm, the Senate will conduct a roll call vote on the Resolution of Advise and Consent to Ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons…

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