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Day October 1, 2013

Reid: “It Is Time For Speaker Boehner To Stop The Games”

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today: “Speaker Boehner has the votes to re-open the government and he knows it. By refusing to let the House vote on the only bill that will re-open the government, Speaker Boehner is single-handedly keeping the government shut down. It is time for Speaker…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, October 1, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Reid motion to table the House Message (delay Obamacare for 1 year and request a conference on the joint resolution) on H.J.Res.59, the continuing resolution; Tabled: 54-46   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Requested a conference with the House on H.R.2642, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013 and appointed the…

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Morning Business until 6:00pm

The Senate is in a period of morning business for debate only until 6:00pm, with the time equally divided and controlled between the two leaders or their designees, and with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each; and the Majority Leader recognized at 6:00pm.

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Senate requests conference on FARM Act; appoints conferees

The Senate disagreed in the House amendment to H.R.2642, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013; insisted on its amendment; requested a conference with the House on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses; and authorized the Chair to appoint conferees with a ratio of 7:5 on the part of the Senate.…

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Morning Business for debate only until 5:00pm

The Senate is in a period of morning business for debate only until 5:00pm, with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each and the time equally divided and controlled between the two leaders or their designees.

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Reid motion to table House Message tabled 54-46; Morning Business until 12:30pm

The House Message on H.J.Res.59 (1-year Obamacare delay and request for conference) was tabled 54-46. The continuing resolution will now go back to the House for its consideration.   The Senate is in a period of morning business for debate only until 12:30pm with the time equally divided and controlled between the two leaders or…

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Roll Call Vote on Reid motion to table House Message on Cr–delay Obamacare for 1 year and request for conference

At 9:33am the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on Reid motion to table the House Message on H.R.59, the continuing resolution. The House Message would delay Obamacare for 1 year and request a conference on the joint resolution; Tabled: 54-46

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Roll Call Vote expected around 9:35am

Shortly after the Senate convenes and the Senate receives the House Message on H.J.Res.59, the continuing resolution, the Senate will immediately consider the House Message and Senator Reid will move to table the House Message. The House Message which would delay Obamacare for 1 year and request a conference on the joint resolution. Senators should…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Senate stands in adjournment until 9:30am on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.  Following the prayer and pledge, the Majority Leader will be recognized.  If the Senate receives a message from the House, the Majority Leader announced he will move to table the message tomorrow morning at 9:30am. The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, September 30, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Reid motion to table the House amendments (one-year delay of the Affordable Care Act, repeal of the Medical Device Tax, expiration date change to December 15th) to the Senate amendment to H.J.Res.59,the Continuing Appropriations Resolution; Tabled: 54-46   2)      Reid motion to table the House amendments (one-year delay of the Affordable…

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