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Day July 15, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, July 15, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Motion to instruct the Sergeant at Arms to request the presence of absent Senators; Agreed to: 69-28; Quorum was present   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Adopted S.Res.195, a resolution to authorize testimony and representation In the Matter of the Proposed Discipline of Laura Block Lower   No EXECUTIVE ITEMS

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Roll Call Vote on Reid motion to instruct the SAA to request the presence of absent senators

5:39pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Reid motion to instruct the Sergeant at Arms to request the presence of absent senators. Motion is agreed to: 69-28; Quorum is present

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The Facts on the Senate Rules Debate

FILIBUSTERS: LYNDON JOHNSON 1, HARRY REID 413 Senators Lyndon Baines Johnson and Harry Reid have each served as Majority Leader for six years. During their tenures, then-Senator Johnson faced one filibuster while Senator Reid has faced 413. [Official Senate Records] REPUBLICANS HAVE FILIBUSTERED MORE OF PRESIDENT OBAMA’S NOMINEES THAN EVERY OTHER PRESIDENT COMBINED At the…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, July 15, 2013

The Senate stands in adjournment until 2:00pm on Monday, July 15, 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. Following the remarks of the two Leaders, the time until 5:30pm will…

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