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Month July 2013

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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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Hirozawa nomination

4:34pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #223, the nomination of Kent Yoshiho Hirozawa, of New York, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board; Confirmed: 54-44

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Agreement to consider Paul amendment #1739 (Egypt) tomorrow

When the Senate resumes consideration of S.1243, THUD Appropriations, tomorrow, Wednesday, July 31, the pending amendments will be set aside in order for Senator Paul to offer amendment #1739 (Egypt). There will be up to 60 minutes for debate equally divided between the proponents and opponents prior to a vote in relation to the amendment.…

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Up to 7 roll call votes to begin around 4:35pm –NLRB nominations

The Senate has reached an agreement to consider the remaining NLRB nominations today. As a result of this agreement, following Senator Coburn’s remarks (he has consent to speak for up to 15 minutes), there will be a series of up to 7 roll call votes. The first vote will be a 15 minute vote and…

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Reid Remarks On National Labor Relations Board Nominees

“This board is an important safeguard for workers in America – regardless of whether the employees are union or non-union. Without the work of the NLRB, employees who have been cheated and treated unfairly would have no entity to address the wrongs.”  “The Senate will consider three Democratic nominees and two Republican nominees today. Once…

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Recess until 2:15pm

The Senate stands in recess until 2:15pm for the weekly caucus meetings, with the time charged equally against the post-cloture time on the Hirozawa nomination.

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Hirozawa (NLRB)

10:15am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the 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 There will now be up to 8 hours for debate prior to a vote…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, July 30, 2013

The Senate stands in adjournment until 10:00am on Tuesday, July 30, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #223, the nomination of Kent Yoshiho Hirozawa, of New York, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board. At approximately 10:15am, there will be a roll…

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