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Day September 18, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, September 18, 2013

No ROLL CALL VOTES   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Adopted S.Res.240, designating the week of beginning September 15, 2013, as “National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week”. Discharged the Judiciary committee and adopted S.Res.164, designating October 30, 2013, as a national day of remembrance for nuclear weapons program works. Completed the Rule 14 process of H.R.2775, the No Subsidies without…


Cruz requests to adopt Benghazi resolution/Boxer objects

Senator Cruz asked unanimous consent that the Rules Committee be discharged from further consideration of S.Res.225, a resolution to express the sense of the Senate that Congress should establish a joint select committee to investigate and report on the attack on the United States diplomatic facility and American personnel in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11,…


Reid Remarks On Hispanic Heritage Month

“In Nevada and across the nation we see the contributions of Hispanic Americans in every facet of our society… To ensure our country thrives, we must ensure its Hispanic population thrives as well.” “Hispanic Heritage month should be one to celebrate, but also one to reflect on what we can do help Hispanic families succeed.” …


Senate Floor Schedule for Wednesday, September 18, 2013

The Senate stands in adjournment until 9:30am on Wednesday, September 18, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business for one hour with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Majority controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1392, the Energy Savings and Industrial…