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Day November 4, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, November 4, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #329, the nomination of Debra M. Brown, of MS, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Mississippi; Confirmed: 90-0 2)      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.815, the Employee Non-Discrimination Act; Invoked: 61-30   Additional LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Appointed the…

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Motion to proceed to S.815, post-cloture

There will be up to 30 hours for debate on the motion to proceed to S.815, ENDA, post-cloture.

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No more votes

There will be no further roll call votes during today’s session of the Senate.

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on MTP to S.815, ENDA

5:58pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.815, Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA); Invoked: 61-30

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Roll Call vote on Brown nomination (Northern District of MS)

At 5:31pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #329, the nomination of Debra M. Brown, of MS, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Mississippi; Confirmed: 90-0

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Woods nomination (Southern District of NY) was confirmed by voice vote

Executive Calendar #328, the nomination of Gregory Howard Woods, of NY, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York, was confirmed by voice vote.

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Reid Remarks On The Employment Non-Discrimination Act

“In 33 states, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people can be fired or harassed just for being who they are.”  “A patchwork of state laws that excludes tens of millions of American from basic protection from discrimination is simply not good enough. It is time for Congress to pass a federal law that ensures all…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, November 4, 2013

The Senate stands adjourned until 2:00pm on Monday, November 4, 2013.  Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.815, the Employee Non-Discrimination Act. During Thursday’s session of the Senate, cloture was filed on the motion to proceed to S.815.   At 5:00pm, the Senate will proceed to…

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