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Day January 29, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, January 29, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1, the nomination of John F. Kerry, of Massachusetts, to be Secretary of State; Confirmed: 94-3-1   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Discharged the Judiciary Committee and adopted S.Res.14, Raising awareness and encouraging prevention of stalking by designating January 2013 as “National Stalking Awareness Month”. Adopted S.Res.20, Designating Chairman of…

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Reid Statement On President Obama’s Immigration Speech

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after President Obama delivered an address on immigration reform at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas: “President Obama offered a clear vision of the steps we need to take to fix our broken immigration system, and made clear that he stands ready to work with…

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Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of Kerry Nomination

4:03pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #1, the nomination of John Forbes Kerry, of Massachusetts, to be Secretary of State; Confirmed: 94-3-1 (present)

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Agreement to consider Kerry nomination–approx. 4:15pm vote

At 2:15pm today, the Senate will turn to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #1, the nomination of John Kerry, of Massachusetts, to be Secretary of State. There will be 2 hours for debate equally divided and controlled in the usual form. Upon the use or yielding back of time the Senate will proceed to…

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Reid Floor Remarks On Pay Equality

“Four years ago today, President Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act… the single greatest legislative step to ensure women have every chance to be full, equal participants in the workforce since the Equal Pay Act of 1963.” “It’s simply not fair that any woman working the same hours in the same job should…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Convenes: 10:00am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 12:30pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the Majority controlling the first 30 minutes and the Republicans controlling the second 30 minutes. The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to…

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