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Day February 6, 2014

Cloture filed on motion to proceed to S.1963, Military Retirement Pay

This evening, Senator Reid filed cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1963, a bill to repeal section 403 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 (military retirement pay). By consent, the cloture vote will occur at 5:30pm on Monday, February 10.

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, February 6, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)     Motion to invoke cloture on the Reed amendment #2714 (3 month extension of unemployment insurance benefits paid for with pension smoothing/no UI for millionaires) to S.1845, Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act. Not Invoked by 58-40 2)     Motion to invoke cloture on S.1845, Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act; Not Invoked: 55-43 3)    …

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No more votes this week

The Senate is in Legislative Session and has resumed consideration of S.1845, Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension. There will be no further roll call votes in the Senate this week.

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Baucus nomination (China)

2:47pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #629, the nomination of Max Sieben Baucus, of Montana, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the People’s Republic of China; Confirmed: 96-0 (1-voting present)

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on S.1845, Emergency Unemployment Compensation

2:27pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on S.1845, Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act; Not Invoked: 55-43 For procedural reasons, Senator Reid changed his vote to no and entered a motion to reconsider the failed cloture vote at a later time.  

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Roll Call Vote on Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Reed amendment

2:00pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Reed amendment #2714 (3 month extension of unemployment insurance benefits paid for with pension smoothing/no UI for millionaires) to S.1845, Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act. Not Invoked by 58-40. For procedural reasons, Senator Reid changed his vote…

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UI vote/s moved to 2pm today–Baucus confirmation vote expected today

The previously scheduled cloture vote on the Reed amendment #2714 (3 month extension of unemployment insurance benefits paid for with pension smoothing/no UI for millionaires) to S.1845, Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act, will now occur at 2:00pm today. If cloture is invoked, there would be up to 30 hours for post-cloture debate on the amendment.…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Thursday, February 6, 2014

Senate Schedule for Thursday, February 6, 2014 The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, February 6, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1845, the Unemployment Insurance Extension act with the time until 11:00am equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees.   The filing deadline for…

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