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Day July 30, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, July 30, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #223, the nomination of Kent Yoshiho Hirozawa, of New York, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board; Invoked: 64-34 2)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #223, the nomination of Kent Yoshiho Hirozawa, of New York, to be a Member of the National…

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Morning Business/No more votes tonight

The Senate is in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. There will be no further roll call votes tonight.

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Agreement on Power nomination–cloture withdrawn

Senator Reid withdrew the cloture motion on Executive Calendar #220, the nomination of Samantha Power, of Massachusetts, to be the Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations. At a time to be determined, there will be up to 2 hours for debate equally divided prior to a vote on confirmation of…

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Reid files cloture on THUD Appropriations bill

Senator Reid filed cloture on S.1243, THUD Appropriations. The cloture vote on the THUD bill would occur Thursday morning.

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Collins for Coburn objects to 6 amendments to THUD Appropriations bill

Following Executive Session, the Senate returned to Legislative Session and resumed consideration of S.1243, the THUD Appropriations bill. Senator Murray then asked consent to take up and agree to the following amendments:   -          Flake #1818; -          Flake #1772; -          McCaskill-Blunt #1800; -          Blumenthal #1809; -          Menendez #1812; and -          Cochran #1814. Senator Collins objected…

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Confirmation of Johnson and Miscamirra nominations by voice vote

Executive Calendar #102, the nomination of Harry I. Johnson, of Virginia, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board was confirmed by voice vote Executive Calendar #103, the nomination of Philip Andrew Miscimarra, of Illinois, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board was confirmed by voice vote

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Pearce nomination (NLRB)

5:50pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #104, the nomination of Mark Gaston Pearce, of New York, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board Confirmed: 59-38

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Pearce nomination (NLRB)

5:35pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #104, the nomination of Mark Gaston Pearce, of New York, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board Invoked: 69-29

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Schiffer nomination (NLRB)

5:20pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #224, the nomination of Nancy Jean Schiffer, of Maryland, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board; Confirmed: 54-44

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Schiffer nomination

5:04pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #224, the nomination of  Nancy Jean Schiffer, of Maryland, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board: Invoked: 65-33

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