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Day September 24, 2013

Wrap Up for Tuesday, September 24, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTE 1) Confirmation of Executive Calendar #203, the nomination of Todd M. Hughes, of the District of Columbia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit.; Confirmed: 98-0 No LEGISLATIVE ITEMS No additional EXECUTIVE ITEMS  

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No more votes, next vote expected at 1pm Wednesday

The Senate is debating the motion to proceed to H.J.Res.59, the Continuing Resolution. Following Senator Cruz’s statement, we expect to adjourn and reconvene at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, September 25. Under Rule 22, the cloture vote would occur at 1:00pm. There will be no roll call votes tonight.

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Update: Reid Remarks On Republican Efforts To Shut Down The Government

“Republicans obsessed with defunding health care reform are pushing us closer and closer to a government shutdown that would tank the economy.” “A government shutdown would… cost the economy more than $30 billion for every week the government remained shuttered.”  “By a three-to-one margin Americans already oppose the Republican plan to hold the government hostage…

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Hughes nomination (Federal Circuit)

11:47am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #203, the nomination of Todd M. Hughes, of the District of Columbia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit.; Confirmed: 98-0

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, September 24, 2013

The Senate stands in adjournment until 10:00am on Tuesday, September 24, 2013.  Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 11:15am with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Majority controlling the final half. At 11:15am, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #203, the nomination…

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