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Day November 20, 2013

Cloture filed on S.1197, NDAA / 1pm Thursday filing deadline

Senator Reid filed cloture on S.1197, National Defense Authorization Act. The filing deadline for germane first degree amendments is 1:00pm, Thursday, November 21.


Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, November 20, 2013

No ROLL CALL VOTES   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Adopted S.Res.304, Recognizing the 30th Anniversary of the date of the restoration by the Federal Government of Federal recognition to the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon, November 22, 1983.   Adopted S.Res.305, Recognizing National Native American Heritage Month and celebrating the heritages and cultures…


Republicans object to votes on sexual assault related amendments / morning business for debate only until 7:30pm

Senator Reid asked unanimous consent to vote on the Gillibrand (SA #2099) and McCaskill-Ayotte (SA #2170) sexual assault amendments at 5:30pm tonight.   Senator Inhofe asked to modify the request that following disposition of the McCaskill/Ayotte amendment #2170, all pending amendments be withdrawn and the Republican manager or his designee be recognized to offer the…


Reid Remarks Honoring Native American Code Talkers

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke in Emancipation Hall at a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring the Native American Code Talkers of World War II. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: According to the first pilgrims to arrive on this continent Native Americans did not farm the land, so they did not truly…


Senate Floor Schedule for Wednesday, November 20, 2013

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, November 20, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for one hour for debate only with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the second half.   Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of…