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Day March 27, 2014

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, March 27, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)     Adoption of the Menendez-Corker substitute amendment #2867 to H.R.4152, the Ukraine bill; Agreed to: 98-2 2)     Cloture on Executive Calendar #573, John B. Owens, of CA, to be US Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit; Invoked: 54-44 3)     Cloture on motion to proceed to H.R.3979, the legislative vehicle for the Unemployment…

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Agreement on H.R.4302, Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (SGR/Doc Fix)

The Senate has reached an agreement to vote on passage of the SGR bill on Monday, March 31, with a 60-affirmative vote point of order. We expect a Republican to raise a Budget point of order against the bill prior to the vote on passage.   As a result of this agreement beginning at 5:30pm…

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Tueller nomination confirmed by voice vote

Executive Calendar #700, the nomination of Mathew H. Tueller, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Yemen, was confirmed by voice vote.

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Owens nomination (9th Circuit)

1:48pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #573, John B. Owens, of CA, to be US Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit; Invoked: 54-44

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on motion to proceed to H.R.3979 (UI)

2:10pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.3979, the legislative vehicle for the Unemployment Insurance extension; Invoked: 65-34  

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Agreements on Owens nomination and MTP to UI/Tueller nomination (Ambassador to Yemen)

By consent, at 1:45pm today, the Senate will proceed to a cloture vote on Executive Calendar #573, John B. Owens, of CA, to be US Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit that and then, notwithstanding rule 22, the Senate will proceed to vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to…

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Contreras-Sweet nomination confirmed by voice vote (SBA)

The Senate confirmed Executive Calendar #689 Maria Contreras-Sweet, to be Administrator of the Small Business Administration, by voice vote.

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H.R.4152, as amended, passed by voice vote

  The Senate passed H.R.4152, as amended, if amended (Ukraine) by voice vote.  

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Roll Call Vote on Menendez-Corker substitute amendment to H.R.4152, Ukraine.

At 12:00pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on Menendez-Corker substitute amendment to H.R.4152, Ukraine; Agreed to: 98-2  

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Senate Floor Schedule for Thursday, March 27, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, March 27, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 10:30am with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half.   Following morning business, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of H.R.4152, the…

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