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Day March 4, 2013

Cloture filed on Halligan nomination (DC Circuit)

Senator Reid filed cloture on Executive Calendar #13, the nomination of Caitlin Joan Halligan, of New York, to be United States circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit. Under the rule, the cloture vote would occur one hour after the Senate convenes on Wednesday, March, 6.

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, March 4, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #16, the nomination of Katherine Polk Failla, of NY, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York; Confirmed: 91-0   No LEGISLATIVE ITEMS   EXECUTIVE ITEMS Confirmed Executive Calendar #15, the nomination of Pamela Ki Mai Chen, of NY, to be United…

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No more votes today

There will be no further roll call votes during Monday’s session of the Senate.

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Roll Call Vote on Failla nomination

5:31pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #16, the nomination of Katherine Polk Failla, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York; Confirmed: 91-0

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Reid Floor Remarks On Republican Obstruction Of Qualified Nominees

“Republicans say they will not filibuster. But their actions say otherwise.” “Republicans have, again and again, injected politics into the confirmation process.” Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding Republican efforts to obstruct President Obama’s highly qualified judicial and cabinet nominations Below are his remarks as prepared…

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Reid Statement On Nominations To Lead The Department Of Energy And Environmental Protection Agency

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement on the nominations of Dr. Ernie Moniz to lead the U.S. Department of Energy and Gina McCarthy to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: “President Obama’s nominations will ensure strong leadership for the Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency. Both Dr. Moniz…

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Reid Statement On Nomination Of Sylvia Mathews Burwell To Lead OMB

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement on the nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to be director of the Office of Management and Budget: “Ms. Mathews Burwell has a strong background and I am confident she will be able to deal with our nation’s budgetary challenges in a responsible way. Having…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, March 4, 2013

The Senate stands in adjournment until 2:00pm on Monday, March 4, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:00pm. Following morning business, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the following items: Executive Calendar #15, the nomination of Pamela Ki Mai Chen, of NY,…

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