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Day July 8, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, July 8, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #90, the nomination of Gregory Alan Phillips, of Wyoming, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit; Confirmed: 88-0   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Passed S.793, a bill to support revitalization and reform of the Organization of American States, and for other purposes.   No additional EXECUTIVE…

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Cloture filed on MTP to S.1238, Keep Student Loans Affordable Act

Senator Reid filed cloture on the  motion to proceed to Calendar #124, S.1238, Keep Student Loans Affordable Act of 2013. Under Rule XXII, the cloture vote would occur one hour after the Senate convenes on Wednesday. Senators will be notified when the vote is scheduled.

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Phillips nomination

5:30pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #90, the nomination of Gregory Alan Phillips, of Wyoming, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit; Confirmed: 88-0

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MTP to Student loan bill, 5:30pm vote on Phillips nomination

After the senate convened today, Senator Reid moved to proceed to Calendar #124, S.1238, Keep Student Loans Affordable Act of 2013 (Reed (RI)). A vote on the motion to proceed to the student loan bill has not been scheduled at this time.   The Senate is in a period of morning business until 5:00pm with…

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Reid Urges House To Take Up Bipartisan, Senate Passed Farm And Immigration Bills

The Hastert Rule – passing only bills that have the support of the majority of the majority – doesn’t work. And it’s bad for the country. Eventually [Speaker Boehner] will be forced to take up a more bipartisan measure – or the country will be left with no immigration reform at all, the worst possible…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, July 8, 2013

The Senate will convene at 2:00pm on Monday, July 8, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:00pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 5:00pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #90, the nomination…

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