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Pro-forma Schedule

PRO-FORMA SCHEDULE If the Senate does not receive a message from the House that it has adopted S.Con.Res.19, the adjournment resolution, the Senate will meet for pro-forma sessions only on the following dates at the following times with no business conducted: –          Friday, June 28th at 12:15pm –          Tuesday, July 2nd at 10:15am and –         …

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, June 27, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #179, the nomination of Anthony Renard Foxx, of North Carolina, to be Secretary of Transportation; Confirmed: 100-0 2)      Committee-reported substitute amendment, as amended to S.744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act; Agreed to: 68-32 3)      Motion to invoke cloture on S.744, as amended; Invoked:…

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Agreement on Phillips nomination-5:30pm vote Monday

On Monday, July 8, 2013, at 5:00 pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Executive Calendar #90, the nomination of Gregory Alan Phillips, of Wyoming, to be United Sates Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit. There will be up to 30 minutes for debate equally divided prior to a…

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Agreement on West nomination (Associate AG)

At a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, in consultation with the Republican Leader, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Executive Calendar #186 Derek Anthony West, of California, to be Associate Attorney General. There will be one hour for debate equally divided in the usual form. Following…

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Agreement on Dorsey nomination (NV District Judge)

At a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, in consultation with the Republican Leader, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Executive Calendar #97 Jennifer A. Dorsey, of Nevada, to be United States District for the District of Nevada. There will be 30 minutes for debate equally divided…

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Reid Remarks On Final Passage Of Comprehensive Immigration Reform

“The bipartisan legislation the Senate is poised to pass today doesn’t just secure our borders or mend our broken legal immigration system. This bill paves the way for people like Astrid and her family – people who are American in all but paperwork – to become full participants in this society. “It acknowledges the contributions…

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Morning Business until 7pm, next vote 5:30pm Monday, July 8

The Senate is in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. The next vote is expected to begin at approximately 5:30pm on Monday, July 8.

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Objections to passing student loan interest rate bills

Senator Reed (RI) asked unanimous consent the Senate take up and pass S.1238, the Keep Student Loans Affordable Act, the text of which is at the Desk.   Senator McConnell objected.   Senator McConnell then asked consent that the Senate proceed to the consideration of a bill introduced earlier today by Senators Manchin, King, Alexander,…

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Roll Call Vote on Passage of S.744, as amended

4:11pm The Senate began a roll call vote on passage of S.744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act; Passed: 68-32

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4pm vote on passage of Immigration Reform bill

Cloture on S.744, as amended, if amended, the Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill, was invoked 68-32.   At 4pm the Senate will proceed to vote on passage of S.744, as amended, the Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill. Senators are asked to vote from their desks.   The time until 4pm will be equally divided between the Chair…

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