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Day May 20, 2013

Agreement on S.Res.65, Iran Sanctions-5pm Wednesday roll call vote

At 4pm on Wednesday, May 22, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of Calendar #43, S.Res.65, resolution strongly supporting the full implementation of United States and international sanctions on Iran and urging the President to continue to strengthen enforcement of sanctions legislation.   There will be 60 minutes for debate equally divided and controlled…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, May 20, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #45, the nomination of Sheri Polster Chappell, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida; Confirmed: 90-0   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Discharged the Banking Committee and passed S.309, a bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the World War II members…

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Morning business until 7pm, no more votes

The Senate is in a period of morning business until 7pm, with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. There will be no further roll call votes today.

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McShane nomination confirmed by voice vote

Executive Calendar #46, the nomination of Michael J. McShane, of Oregon, to be United States District Judge for the District of Oregon, was confirmed by voice vote.

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Roll Call Vote on Chappell nomination

5:32pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #45, the nomination of Sheri Polster Chappell, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida; Confirmed: 90-0  

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McCain crop insurance amendment

Senator McCain asked unanimous consent to set aside the pending amendment in order to call up the Feinstein-McCain amendment #923 (tobacco crop insurance). Senator Stabenow objected in order to give the committee time to group additional crop insurance amendments together, but assured Senator McCain a vote on the amendment.

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Cantwell amendment pending to Farm bill; Reminder: Up to 2 roll call votes at 5:30pm (judges)

The Senate has begun consideration of S.954, the Farm bill. Senator Stabenow called up Cantwell amendment #919 (tribal soil and water conservation programs).   At 5pm, the Senate will turn to Executive session with 30 minutes for debate prior to votes on confirmation of the below listed nominations.   -          Executive Calendar #45, the nomination…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, May 20, 2013

The Senate stands in adjournment until 2:00pm on Monday, May 20, 2013.  Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 3:00pm. Following morning business, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of S.954, the Farm bill. At 5:00pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the…

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