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Day October 12, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Saturday, October 12, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Motion to invoke cloture on the 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; Not Invoked: 53-46   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Discharged the Energy Committee and passed S.812, a bill to authorize the Secretary…

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Senate has reconvened

The Senate has reconvened and has resumed consideration of the 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, with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each

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Recess subject to the call of the Chair

The Senate stands in recess subject to the call of the Chair

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on MTP to S.1569, debt limit (Dec. 31, 2014)

12:00 noon The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the 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; Not Invoked: 53-45 Senator Reid changed his vote to no and…

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Reid Remarks On The Consequences Of Default

“Four days remain until a few extremist Republicans too radical to compromise could force a default on the nation’s financial obligations.”  “Defaulting on our debt would risk millions of American jobs… Without exception, the most respected economists and business minds of our time have said that if America defaults on its debt there will be…

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Senate confirmed Kowalski nomination

By unanimous consent, the Senate confirmed Executive Calendar #340, the nomination of Lt. Gen. James M. Kowalski, to be Lieutenant General in the Air Force.

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Senate Floor Schedule for Saturday, October 12, 2013

The Senate stands in adjournment until 11:00am on Saturday, October 12, 2013.  The time until noon will be equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees.   At noon, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1569, a bill to…

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