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Day December 11, 2013

Republicans object to voting on Pillard and cloture and confirmation of Feldblum Thursday morning

Senator Reid asked unanimous consent that at 9am, tomorrow, Thursday, December 12, all post-cloture time on the Pillard nomination be considered expired and the Senate proceed to vote on confirmation of the Pillard nomination; that upon disposition of the Pillard nomination, the mandatory quorum required under rule 22 be waived with respect to the cloture…

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Republicans object to S.610, Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act

Senator Menendez asked unanimous consent that at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, after consultation with the Republican Leader, the Banking Committee be discharged from further consideration of S.1610, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013, and the Senate proceed to its consideration; that an amendment, which is at the desk,…

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Vote schedule

The Senate has resumed consideration of Executive Calendar #346, the nomination of Cornelia T.L. Pillard. The post-cloture debate time on the Pillard nomination expires at approximately 12:50am tonight/early morning Thursday, December 12.   Upon the use or yielding back of time, the Senate will proceed to vote on confirmation of the Pillard nomination.   Upon…

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Reid Remarks On The Budget Agreement

“I congratulate the budget negotiators on reaching an agreement yesterday to roll back the painful and arbitrary cuts of the sequester and prevent another dangerous government shutdown in the New Year.” “Neither side got everything it wanted in these negotiations… That is why I will push for an extension of unemployment insurance, as well as…

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Schedule for Wednesday, December 11, 2013

The Senate stands in adjournment until 2:00pm on Wednesday, December 12, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and the consideration of Executive Calendar #233, the nomination of Cornelia T.L. Pillard, of the District of Columbia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit, post cloture.…

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