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Day December 12, 2012

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, December 12, 2012

No ROLL CALL VOTES   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Concurred in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.2838, an act to reauthorize appropriations for the Coast Guard for fiscal years 2013 through 2014, and for other purposes by voice vote. Passed H.R.3783, the Countering Iran in Western Hemisphere Act of 2012 with a Rubio amendment by…


Morning Business until 5:00pm

The Senate is in a period of morning business with until 6:00pm with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10- minutes each.


HS.3425, National Defense Authorization Agreement

The Senate has reached an agreement that when the Senate receives the papers with respect to H.R.4310, the Senate’s passage of H.R.4310, as amended, be vitiated; that adoption of the Senate amendment be vitiated; that the amendment, the text of S.3245, as amended by the Senate, be modified with the changes that are at the…


Committee Assignments For 113th Congress Approved By Democratic Steering Committee

Reid: Assignments “Will Allow All Members Of Our Caucus To Bring Their Unique Talents And Expertise To Bear As We Work Together To Advance The Interests Of The Middle Class.” Washington, D.C. – In a meeting today, the Democratic Steering Committee approved committee assignments for Democratic senators in the 113th Congress.  A list of the anticipated…


Senate Floor Schedule for Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Convenes: 9:30am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 2:00pm.  The first hour will be equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Majority controlling the final half. The time from 11:30am until 2:00pm will…