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Day September 10, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, September 10, 2013

No ROLL CALL VOTES   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Adopted S.Res.221, designating the week of October 7 through October 13, 2013, as “Naturopathic Medicine Week” to recognize the value of naturopathic medicine in providing safe, effective, and affordable health care.   Discharged the Finance committee from further consideration of S.1427, the Family Farmer Bankruptcy Clarification Act, and…

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Reid Remarks On International Discussions With Syria

“It is right and proper that President Obama be given the opportunity to meet with Senators from both… And it is appropriate to allow international discussions aimed at avoiding this military action to continue.”  “Our credible threat of force has made these diplomatic discussions with Syria possible. The United States should not withdraw that threat.” …

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Senate confirmed Brown nomination (TVA), debating mtp to Syria resolution

By unanimous consent the Senate confirmed Executive Calendar #191, the nomination of Georgia, Marilyn A. Brown, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority for a term expiring May 18, 2017 (Reappointment).   The Senate is now debating the motion to proceed to S.J.Res.21, Syria, with the time until…

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Motion to proceed to Syria resolution pending and postpone Energy Efficiency bill to TBD

After the Senate convened today, Senator Reid renewed the motion to proceed to S.J.Res.21, to authorize limited use of the Armed Forces against Syria.   There was a previous order that the Senate proceed to the consideration of S.1392, the Energy Efficiency bill sponsored by Senators Shaheen and Portman, at 11am today. By consent, the…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, September 10, 2013

The Senate stands in adjournment until 10:00am on Tuesday, September 10, 2013.  Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 11:00am with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 11:00am, the Senate…

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