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Day December 28, 2012

Reid Statement On Passage Of Hurricane Sandy Aid

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after the Senate approved an emergency supplemental package to provide additional aid for Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts. The Hurricane Sandy Emergency Assistance Supplemental legislation passed on a bipartisan vote of 62 to 32. “This critical package will help the residents of the mid-Atlantic and…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Friday, December 28, 2012

ROLL CALL VOTES 1) Adoption of the Wyden amendment #3439 to H.R.5949, the FISA Reauthorization Act; NOT AGREED TO: 43-52 2) Passage of H.R.5949, FISA Reauthorization; PASSED: 73-23 3) Adoption of the Bingaman amendment #3344 to H.R.1, the legislative vehicle for the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill; NOT AGREED TO: 52-43 4) Motion to waive the…

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Reid Statement on White House Meeting

Washington, D.C. – Senator Reid released the following statement tonight after meeting with President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Leader McConnell and Leader Pelosi at the White House: “We had a productive meeting at the White House, and I am hopeful that we will be able to avoid the fiscal cliff. At President Obama’s request, I am…

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Roll Call Vote on passage of H.R.1, as amended (Hurricane Sandy Emergency Supplemental)

The Reid substitute amendment was agreed to by voice vote. 6:33pm The Senate began a roll call vote on passage of H.R.1, as amended (Emergency Supplemental); Passed: 62-32 This will be the last vote of the night. The next votes will occur at approximately 2pm on Sunday. Those votes will be on confirmation of the…

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Roll Call Vote on Coats amendment #3391 (Republicans substitute)

6:12pm The Senate began a roll call vote on Coats amendment #3391 (Republican substitute); Not Agreed To: 41-54

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Roll Call Vote on the motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to the Merkley amendment #3367, as modified further

5:47pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Motion to Waive the Budget Act with respect to the Merkley amendment #3367, as modified further (extend Agriculture disaster assistance program); Not Waived: 55-40 The point of order was well taken and then the amendment was withdrawn.

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Roll Call Vote on the McCain amendment #3355

5:20pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the McCain amendment #3355 (strike emergency forest restoration) Not Agreed to: 46-49

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Roll Call Vote on the Paul amendment #3410

4:57pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Paul amendment #3410 (offset) Not Agreed to: 3-91

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Roll Call Vote on the Paul amendment #3376

4:18pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Paul amendment #3376 (Davis-Bacon) Not Agreed to: 42-52

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Roll Call Vote on the Coburn amendment #3382

2:11pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Coburn amendment #3382 (competitive bidding) Not Agreed to: 48-47

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