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Day September 17, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, September 17, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #176, the nomination of Elaine D. Kaplan, of the District of Columbia, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims; Confirmed: 64-35   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Began the Rule 14 process of H.R.2775, the No Subsidies without Verification Act. Began the Rule 14 process…

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Reid Remarks On Navy Yard Shooting And The Affordable Care Act

“No words of condolence could possibly ease the pain of a dozen families who lost loved ones in yesterday’s Navy Yard shooting rampage.  But I hope it is some small comfort that a city and a nation mourn alongside them.”  “According to the voters and according to the Supreme Court of the United States of…

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Recess until 2:15; Resume consideration of S.1392, Energy Efficiency at 2:30pm

The Senate stands in recess until 2:15pm. Following recess, the there will be a period of morning business to allow Senators Udall (CO) and Bennet to talk about the flooding in Colorado. At 2:30pm, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1392, Energy Efficiency.

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Reid Remarks On Navy Yard Shooting

“My sympathies are with the families of those who died. My thoughts are with those who were injured.”  “I’ve spoken with the Senate Sergeant at Arms as well as the Republican Leader, and in light of events at the Navy Yard we have decided to recess the Senate until Tuesday morning.”  Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry…

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Kaplan nomination

12:02pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination of Elaine D. Kaplan, of the District of Columbia, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims; Confirmed: 64-35

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At 10:00am there will be a moment of silence to pay tribute to the victims of the tragic mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. At 11:00am today the Senate will turn to Executive Session to consider the following nominations: -          Executive Calendar #175, the nomination of Patricia E. Campbell-Smith, of the District of Columbia, to…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, September 17, 2013

The Senate stands in adjournment until 10:00am Tuesday, September 17, 2013.  Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until noon with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the Majority controlling the first 30 minutes and the Republicans controlling the next 30 minutes.…

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