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Day February 25, 2013

Reconsideration of cloture vote on Hagel nomination-12 noon Tuesday cloture vote

At 12:00 noon on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, the Senate will proceed to vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #10, the nomination of Charles Timothy Hagel, of Nebraska, to be Secretary of Defense, upon reconsideration. If cloture is invoked on the nomination, post-cloture debate time will count during the recess for…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, February 25, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #7, Robert E. Bacharach, of Oklahoma, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit; Confirmed: 93-0   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Passed S.298, A bill to prevent nuclear proliferation in North Korea, and for other purposes with committee-reported amendments. Adopted S.Res.41, Supporting the designation of March 2013,…

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Roll Call Vote on Bacharach nomination

5:30pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #7, the nomination of Robert E. Bacharach, of Oklahoma, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit; Confirmed: 93-0

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Reid Floor Remarks On Arbitrary Sequester Spending Cuts Set To Take Effect This Week

“Families and businesses in every state in the nation – in red states and blue states – are at risk because of these haphazard cuts.” “Nationwide, sequester cuts will cost more than 750,000 jobs… But Congress has the power to prevent these self-inflicted wounds.” “Unfortunately, Republicans would rather let devastating cuts go into effect than…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, February 25, 2013

The Senate will convene at 2:00pm on Monday, February 25, 2013. Following the prayer and the pledge, Senator Ayotte will deliver Washington’s Farewell Address.  Upon the conclusion of the reading, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:00pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.  …

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