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Month March 2013

Reid Statement on Senator Tim Johnson’s Decision not to Seek Re-election

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) announced he would not seek reelection to the United States Senate in 2014. Johnson has been a member of the Senate since 1997: “The people of South Dakota could not have asked for a better advocate in the U.S. Senate than…

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Wrap up for Friday, March 22-Saturday, March 23, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Ayotte amendment #158 (prohibits budget with revenue increase while unemployment is above 5.5%); Not Agreed To: 45-54 2)      Cruz amendment #202 (reserve fund to repeal PPACA and Education reconciliation) Not Agreed to: 45-54 3)      Murray amendment #439 (side by side to Crapo amendment #222) Agreed to: 99-0 4)      Crapo amendment #222 (reserve…

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Agreement on Schwatz nomination–Monday’s 5:30pm vote (4/8)

On Monday, April 8, 2013, at 5:00 pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the following nomination:   Cal # 14, Patty Schwartz, of New Jersey, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit,   There will be 30 minutes for debate equally divided in the usual form; upon the…

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Roll Call Vote on adoption of S.Con.Res.8, Budget

4:40am The Senate began a roll call vote on adoption of S.Con.Res.8, Budget resolution; Adopted: 50-49

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Roll Call Vote on Inhofe #139 (second amendment)

4:30am The Senate began a roll call vote on Inhofe amendment #139 (second amendment); Agreed To: 53-46

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Roll Call Vote on Leahy #70 (second amendment)

Leahy Amendment #710 (second amendment) agreed to by voice vote

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Roll call vote on Portman amendment #154 (cost estimates)

4:19am The Senate began a roll call vote on Portman amendment #154 (cost estimates); Agreed To: 51-48

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Roll call vote on Coburn amendment #709

4:10am The Senate began a roll call vote on Coburn amendment #709 (duplicative programs); Agreed To: 62-37

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Roll Call Vote on the Coburn amendment #416

4:02am The Senate began a roll call vote on Coburn amendment #416 (eliminate non-Defense programs at DoD); Not Agreed To: 43-56

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Lee amendment #521 agreed to by voice vote

Lee amendment #521 agreed to voice vote

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