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Day June 26, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, June 26, 2013

WRAP  UP FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2013 ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Leahy motion to waive applicable points of order with respect to S.744; Waived: 68-30 2)      Leahy amendment #1183, as modified (with the Corker-Hoeven language regarding border security); Agreed to: 69-29 3)      Motion to invoke cloture on the committee-reported substitute amendment, as amended to S.744;…

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3 votes at 11:3am tomorrow, Thursday, June 27

There will be a series of 3 roll call votes at 11:30am tomorrow:   –          Confirmation of Executive Calendar #179, the nomination of Anthony Renard Foxx, of North Carolina, to be Secretary of Transportation. –          Adoption of committee-reported substitute amendment, as amended, to S.744; and –          Cloture on the motion to invoke cloture on S.744,…

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Senator Grassley objects to calling up Portman-Tester amendment

Senator Tester asked unanimous consent that it be in order to call up the Portman-Tester #1634 (e-verify). Senator Grassley objected.

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Grassley objects to consideration of managers package and votes on series of bipartisan list of amendments to Immigration bill

Senator Reid asked unanimous consent that a manager’s package of amendments, which is at the desk, be in order and considered, en bloc; that the Senate proceed to vote on adoption of the amendments in this package, en bloc; that upon disposition of the manager’s package, the following amendments be in order to be called…

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Vitter request to call up amendment #1330

Senator Vitter asked unanimous consent to set aside the pending amendments in order to call up Vitter amendment #1330 (domestic violence). Senator Bennet, the acting manager, objected. We are still working on an agreement to consider additional amendments to the bill, but thus far no agreement has been reached.

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Senator Cruz objects to Budget conference

This afternoon and for the 15th time (Senator Murray has asked 7 times and other Democrats have asked 8 times) since March 23rd when Senate passed a budget resolution, Senator Murray asked unanimous consent the Senate proceed to the consideration of Calendar #33, H.Con.Res.25; the amendment at the desk, which is the text of S.Con.Res.8,…

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Roll Call Vote on motion to invoke cloture on committee-reported substitute amendment to S.744, Immigration Reform

12:35pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the committee-reported substitute amendment, as amended, if amended, to S.744. Invoked: 67-31

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Roll Call Vote on Adoption of the Leahy amendment #1183, as modified (with the Corker-Hoeven language regarding border security)

12:16pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on adoption of the Leahy amendment #1183, as modified (with the Corker-Hoeven language regarding border security) Adopted: 69-29

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Roll Call Vote on Leahy motion to waive points of order with respect to S.744

10:36am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on Leahy motion to waive points of order with respect to the Immigration bill; Waived: 68-30

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Senate Floor Schedule for Wednesday, June 26, 2013

The Senate will convene at 9:30am on Wednesday, June 25, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act with the time until 11:30am equally divided and controlled between the two Managers or their designees. During Monday’s session of the Senate cloture was…

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