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Day July 10, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, July 10, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1238, the Keep Student Loans Affordable Act of 2013; Not Invoked: 51-49   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Concurred in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.588, the Vietnam Veterans Donor Acknowledgement Act of 2013. Passed H.R.251, to direct the Secretary of…

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Reid Remarks On Nevada Wildfires

“My thanks go out to the dedicated first responders who acted quickly to protect lives and assist in the evacuation. And my heart is with all the brave firefighters, who have been working around the clock to contain the blaze and protect their communities.”  Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor…

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Reid Remarks On Nevada Wildfires

“My thanks go out to the dedicated first responders who acted quickly to protect lives and assist in the evacuation. And my heart is with all the brave firefighters, who have been working around the clock to contain the blaze and protect their communities.” Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate…

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Cloture on MTP to S.1238 failed; Reid entered motion to reconsider

Cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1238, Keep Student Loans Affordable Act, failed 51-49. Senator Reid changed his vote to no and then entered a motion to reconsider in order to preserve his ability to reconsider the failed vote at a later time.   The motion to proceed to S.1238, Keep Student Loans Affordable,…

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on motion to proceed to S.1238, Keep Student Loans Affordable Act of 2013

12:00 noon The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1238, Keep Student Loans Affordable Act of 2013; Not Invoked: 51-49

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Burr request to vote on cloture on motion to proceed to S.1241, student loans, with Harkin objection

Senator Burr asked unanimous consent that if cloture is not invoked on the pending motion to proceed to S.1238, Keep Student Loans Affordable Act of 2013 (Reed), that it then be in order to move to proceed to S.1241, Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act (Manchin); further that the cloture motion which will be at the…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Wednesday, July 10, 2013

The Senate stands in adjournment until 10:00am on Wednesday, July 10, 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 12:00pm will be equally divided and controlled between the…

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