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Day October 11, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Friday, October 11, 2013

No ROLL CALL VOTES   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Began the Rule 14 process of H.J.Res.79, Border Security and Enforcement Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 No EXECUTIVE ITEMS

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12 noon cloture vote on MTP to S.1569, debt limit (Dec.31, 2014)

At 12:00 noon on Saturday, October 12, there will be a cloture vote on the motion to proceed to S.1569, Default Prevention Act of 2013 (debt limit through December 31, 2014).

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Senate has reconvened

The Senate has reconvened and is debating the motion to proceed to S.1569, the Default Prevention Act of 2013 (debt limit through December 31, 2014). Senators are permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each.

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Reid Remarks On The Economic Consequences Of Default

“If we allow the United States of America to default on its debt for the first time in history, it will be a black mark on our reputation and a financial disaster that will spark a global recession.” “Yesterday, it was good to see my Republican colleagues come around to the idea of a clean…

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Recess subect to the call of the Chair

After the Senate convened this morning, Senator Reid renewed his motion to proceed to S.1569, Default Prevention Act of 2013 (extends debt limit until December 31, 2014). As a reminder, yesterday he filed cloture on the motion to proceed. Barring an agreement, that cloture vote will occur one hour after the Senate convenes on Saturday.…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Friday, October 11, 2013

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:30am on Friday, October 11, 2013.  Following the prayer and pledge, it is expected the Majority Leader will renew his motion to proceed to S.1569, a bill to ensure the complete and timely payment of the obligations of the United States Government until December 31, 2014. Following Leader remarks, the…

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