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Day March 13, 2014

Senate Floor Pro Forma Schedule

The Senate will meet on the following dates at the following times for pro forma sessions only with no business conducted: -        Friday, March 14th at 10:30am -        Tuesday, March 18th at 10:30am and -        Friday, March 21st at 9:00am.

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, March 13, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)     Coburn amendment #2830, as modified (no credits for millionaires) to S.1086, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Reauthorization Act; Agreed to: 100-0 2)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #686, the nomination of Caroline Diane Krass, of the District of Columbia, to be General Counsel of the Central Intelligence Agency; Confirmed: 95-4…

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Cloture filed on Cooper, Harpool, McHugh, and Smith nominations (district judges)

-          Calendar #581, Christopher Reid Cooper, of D.C., to be U.S. District Judge for D.C.; -          Calendar #582, M. Douglas Harpool, of Missouri, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Missouri; -          Calendar #583, Gerald Austin McHugh, Jr., of Pennsylvania, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; -…

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Cloture filed on MTP to Ukraine bill

On Thursday, March 13, Senator Reid filed cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2124, a bill to support sovereignty and democracy in Ukraine. The cloture vote will occur at 5:30pm on Monday, March 24.

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Senator Barrasso objected to passing S. 2124, Ukraine

Senator Reid asked unanimous consent that at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, after consultation with the Republican Leader, the motion to proceed to S.2124, a bill to support sovereignty and democracy in Ukraine, be agreed to; that there be one hour of debate equally divided between the two Leaders, or their…

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Senate passed S.2137 and Kumar and Broas nominations by voice votes

The Senate passed H.R.3370, Flood Insurance, 72-22. The Senate passed S.2137 by voice vote.   The Senate then confirmed the Kumar and Broas nominations.   -        Exec. Cal. #647, Arun Madhavan Kumar, of CA, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Director General of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service; and -        Exec. Cal.…

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Roll Call Vote on passage of H.R.3370, Flood Insurance

4:34pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on passage of H.R.3370, Flood Insurance; Passed: 72-22

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Agreements on Flood Insurance and Kumar and Broas nominations

There will now be up to 45 minutes for debate prior to a vote on passage of H.R.3370, Flood Insurance, and S.2137, flood insurance for second homes (Lee). We expect some time may be yielded back and the vote could begin around 4:30pm. We expect a roll call vote on H.R.3370 and a voice vote…

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Votes related to Flood Insurance expected this afternoon

We are close to reaching an agreement on Flood Insurance that would result in 2 roll call votes this afternoon. Under the agreement, there would be up to 1 hour and 15 minutes (45 minutes for Republicans and 30 minutes for Majority) for debate, prior to a vote on passage of H.R.3370, Flood Insurance, and…

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Roll Call Vote on Passage of S.1086, as amended

3:17pm The Senate began a roll call vote on passage of S.1086, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Reauthorization bill Passed: 96-2

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