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Day July 9, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, July 9, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #97, the nomination of Jennifer A. Dorsey, of Nevada, to be United States District Judge for the District of Nevada; Confirmed: 54-41   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Adopted S.Res.151, A resolution urging the Government of Afghanistan to ensure transparent and credible presidential and provincial elections in April 2014 by…

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Reid Remarks On Student Loans

Last month, Senate Republicans rejected Democrats’ plan to freeze student loan interest rates at current levels for two years without adding a penny to the deficit. Because of this Republican obstruction, loan rates doubled on July 1. But if either the legislation passed by House Republicans or the plan proposed by Senate Republicans became law,…

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Dorsey nomination (Nevada District Judge)

12:01pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination of Jennifer A. Dorsey, of Nevada, to be United States District Judge for the District of Nevada; Confirmed: 54-41

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, July 9, 2013

The Senate stands in adjournment until 10:00am on Tuesday, July 9, 2013. Following the prayer and pledge, the Majority Leader will be recognized.  It is expected he will renew the motion to proceed to S.1238, the Keep Student Loans Affordable Act of 2013. The time until 11:00am will be equally divided and controlled between the…

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