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Day October 5, 2013

Agreement to consider Wood and Haikala nominations (IL and AL district judges)

At a time to be determined by the Majority Leader with the concurrence of the Republican Leader, the Senate will consider the following nominations:   -          Executive Calendar #206, the nomination of Andrea R. Wood, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois; and -          Executive Calendar #207, the…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Saturday, October 5, 2013

No ROLL CALL VOTES   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Completed the Rule 14 process of: -          H.R.3230, making continuing appropriations during a government shutdown to provide pay and allowances to members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces who perform inactive-duty training during such period and -          H.J.Res.72, making continuing appropriations for veterans benefits for fiscal…

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Reid Remarks On The Tea Party Government Shutdown

“This shutdown is not an act of nature, but a man-made disaster for our economy. It is also a disaster waiting to happen for national security.”  “A piecemeal approach – funding the government bit by bit – is simply not the answer. No matter how many bites Republicans take at the apple, there is only…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Saturday, October 5, 2013

The Senate stands in adjournment until 12:00pm on Saturday, October 5, 2013.  Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for debate only until 4:00pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.

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