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Day June 20, 2013

Reid Remarks on Short-Sighted Cuts to Medical Research

“It would be impossible to count the lives that NIH innovation has already saved. And researchers are nowhere close to realizing the limits of modern medicine.” “[NIH] innovations have the possibility not only to save lives, but to save Americans billions each year on medical care.  And NIH has made us an intellectual and economic…


Roll Call Vote/s expected at noon today

Negotiations continue on a path forward on amendments to the Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill. Last night we thought we would vote around 11:30am, but the Leader has been asked to move that to noon. At noon Senator Reid will either table one of the pending amendments or we will have a path forward and conduct…


Senate Floor Schedule for Thursday, June 20, 2013

The Senate stands in adjournment until 9:30am on Thursday, June 20, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act. The time until 11:30pm will be equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. Senator Reid will be recognized at…