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Day April 9, 2013

Cloture filed on motion to proceed to S.649, Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act

Senator Reid filed cloture on the motion to proceed to the consideration of S.649, Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013. The cloture vote on the motion to proceed will occur one hour after the Senate convenes on Thursday, April 11.

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, April 9, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #14, the nomination of Patty Shwartz, of New Jersey, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit; Confirmed: 64-34   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Discharged the Foreign Relations committee and adopted S.Res.77, expressing the sense of Congress relating to the commemoration of the 180th anniversary of diplomatic…

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Shwartz nomination

12:00pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #14, the nomination of Patty Shwartz, of New Jersey, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit; Confirmed: 64-34

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Reid Remarks on Anti-Violence Legislation

“The right to bear arms must be balanced with the right of all the little boys and girls in this country… to grow up safe from the threat of gun violence.” “Requiring a simple background check every time a gun is sold is just common sense.” “I hope Republicans will stop trying to shut down…

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Shwartz confirmation vote @ noon today/ Reid renews motion to proceed to gun safety bill

This morning Senator Reid renewed the motion to proceed to S.649, Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013. The time until 11:30am is equally divided between the two Leaders or their designees. The Majority controls the first 30 minutes and the Republicans control the next 30 minutes.   At 11:30am, the Senate will proceed to…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, April 9, 2013

The Senate stands in adjournment until 10:00am on Tuesday, April 9, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, it is expected Senator Reid will renew the motion to proceed to Legislative Calendar #32, S.649, the Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013 .  The time until 11:30am will be equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or…

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