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Day January 28, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, January 28, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Lee amendment #4 (offset) to H.R.152, the Hurricane Sandy Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill; Not Agreed to: 35-62 (60 affirmative-vote threshold) 2)      Passage of H.R.152, the Hurricane Sandy Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill; Passed: 62-36 (60 affirmative-vote threshold)   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Discharged the Judiciary Committee and adopted S.Res.9, Designating January 2013 as “National…

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Roll Call Vote on Passage of H.R.152, the Hurricane Sandy Emergency Supplemental Appriopriations bill

6:09pm The Senate began a roll call vote on passage of H.R.152, the Hurricane Sandy Emergency Supplemental Appriopriations bill; Passed: 62-36

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Roll Call Vote on the Lee amendment to H.R.152

5:40pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Lee amendment #4 to H.R.152, the Hurricane Sandy Emergency Appropriations bill; Not Agreed to: 35-62 (60 affirmative-vote threshold)

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Reid Remarks On Common-Sense Immigration Reform

“I applaud [the bipartisan group of eight] Senators for setting partisanship aside to tackle a crucial issue facing our nation. This is a positive first step.” “I pledge that I will do everything in my power as Majority Leader to get a bill across the finish line.” “With bipartisan support building in both houses of…

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Reid Statement On Bipartisan Framework For Common-Sense Immigration Reform

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Sen. Harry Reid issued the following statement after a bipartisan group of senators unveiled a framework for common-sense immigration reform legislation. The framework includes a path to citizenship and addresses the other aspects of our broken immigration system in a comprehensive fashion: “Fixing our broken immigration system is an urgent priority,…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, January 28, 2013

Convenes: 2:00pm Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 4:30pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 4:30pm, the Senate will begin consideration of H.R.152, the Hurricane Sandy Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill.  The only amendment in order to the bill is a Lee amendment…

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