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Year 2013

Roll Call Vote on cloture on Koskinen nomination (IRS)

10:22am The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #459, John Koskinen, of the District of Columbia, to be Commissioner of Internal Revenue; Invoked: 56-39

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Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of the Mayorkas nomination

9:45am The Senate began a 15-minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #456, Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas, of DC, to be Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security; Confirmed: 54-41

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Up to 6 roll call votes expected to begin @ 10:03am

At approximately 10:03am this morning, there will be 6 roll call votes: 1)      Confirmation of the Mayorkas nomination, Live quorum 2)      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #459, John Koskinen, of the District of Columbia, to be Commissioner of Internal Revenue 3)      Confirmation of the Koskinen nomination Live quorum 4)      Motion to invoke cloture…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, December 19, 2013

Roll Call Votes 1)      Cornyn motion to table the motion to concur in the House message to accompany H.R.3304, NDAA, with an amendment; Not Tabled: 45-55 2)      Motion to concur in the House message to accompany H.R.3304, NDAA; Agreed to: 84-15 3)      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #456, Alejandro Mayorkas, of the District…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Friday, December 20, 2013

The Senate stands in adjournment until 9:00am on Friday, December 20, 2013.  Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #456, Alejandro Mayorkas, of the District of Columbia, to be Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security, post-cloture. There will be one hour of post-cloture debate remaining, equally divided and controlled…

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Roll Call Vote on Cloture on the Mayorkas nomination

11:38pm The Senate began a 15-minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #456, Alejandro Mayorkas, of the District of Columbia, to be Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security. Invoked: 55-45

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Roll Call Vote on the Motion to Concur with respect to NDAA

11:14pm The Senate began a 15-minute roll call vote on the Motion to concur in the House message to accompany H.R.3304, the National Defense Authorization Act. Agreed to: 84-15

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Consent Agreement on Nominations; 2 roll call votes at 11:14pm; 6 roll call votes at 10:15am Friday

The Senate has reached an agreement with respect to several nominations.  Under the unanimous consent agreement, there will be 2 roll call votes at 11:14pm this evening, 6 roll call votes at 10:00am Friday and one roll call vote at a time to be determined on Monday, January 6th.  The details of the agreement are…

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Statement by Senator Harry Reid on Republicans Obstructing Unemployment Insurance Extension

Washington, D.C. –  Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today: “Republicans owe an apology to the more than one million Americans whose unemployment insurance will expire due to Republican gridlock and obstruction. In the past, Democrats and Republicans have worked together to extend unemployment insurance for those still looking for work. Sadly, Republicans have now decided…

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Roll Call Vote on Cornyn motion to table motion to concur with an amendment re: NDAA

3:29pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the Cornyn motion to table the Reid motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.3304, National Defense Authorization Act; Not Tabled: 45-55

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