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Day July 16, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, July 16, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #51, the nomination of Richard Cordray, of Ohio, to be Director, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection; Invoked: 71-29 2)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #51, the nomination of Richard Cordray, of Ohio, to be Director, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection; Confirmed: 66-34   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS…

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No more votes today

The Senate is in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. There will be no further roll call votes today. The next vote will begin at 10:00am tomorrow. That vote will be on the motion to invoke cloture on the Hochberg nomination (Export-Import Bank).

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Cordray nomination (CFPB)

5:00pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #51, the nomination of Richard Cordray, of Ohio, to be Director, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection; Confirmed: 66-34

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5pm vote on Cordray/10am cloture vote on Hochberg/Cloture withdrawn on NLRB

Senator Reid withdrew the cloture motions on the following NLRB nominations.   –          Executive Calendar #100, the nomination of Richard F. Griffin, Jr, of DC, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board; –          Executive Calendar #101, the nomination of Sharon Block, of DC, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations…

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Up to 8 hours of post-cloture debate on Cordray nomination

The Senate invoked cloture on the Cordray nomination by a vote of 71-29. There will now be up to 8 hours for debate, with the time equally divided, prior to a vote on confirmation of the nomination. By consent, the Senate will recess from 12:30 until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings. The…

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Roll Call Vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Richard Cordray, Director of CFPB

11:02am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #51, the nomination of Richard Cordray, of Ohio, to be Director, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection; Invoked: 71-29

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, July 16, 2013

The Senate stands in recess until 10:00am on Tuesday, July 16, 2013. Senator-elect Markey will be sworn into office at 10:00am on Tuesday.  As a reminder to all Senators, during Thursday’s session of the Senate, cloture was filed on the following items in the following order: Executive Calendar #51, the nomination of Richard Cordray, of…

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