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Day May 6, 2014

Schedule for Wednesday, May 7, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, May 9th. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.2262, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act, post-cloture. The 30 hours of post-cloture debate on the motion to proceed to S.2262 would expire at 5:45pm tomorrow. Senators will be…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)     Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2262, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act; Invoked: 79-20   Additional Legislative Items Adopted S.Res.433, a resolution condemning the abduction of female students by armed militants from the Government Girls Secondary School in the northeastern province of Borno in the…

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Recess from 5:30-6:30pm

By consent, the Senate will recess from 5:30pm until 6:30pm tonight to allow for a Members-only briefing on Ukraine. The time during the recess will count post-cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2262, Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2014

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Senate adopts S.Res.433, abducted female students in Nigeria

By voice vote, the Senate adopted S.Res.433, a resolution condemning the abduction of female students by armed militants from the Government Girls Secondary School in the northeastern province of Borno in the Federal Republic of Nigeria

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Senator Coburn objects to passing the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program Reauthorization Act

Senator Leahy asked unanimous consent to take up and pass Calendar #162, S.933, the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program Reauthorization Act. Senator Coburn objected.

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on MTP to S.2262, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act.

11:15am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2262, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act. Invoked: 79-20

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11:15am cloture vote on MTP to S.2262, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act

The previously scheduled 11:00am vote has been moved to 11:15am today. At 11:15am, there will be a cloture vote on the motion to proceed to S.2262, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act. If cloture is invoked, there would be up to 30 hours for debate prior to a vote on the motion to proceed.…

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Cloture filed on 4 judicial nominations (Talwani, Peterson, Rosenstengal, Rosenbaum)

This morning, Senator Reid filed cloture on the following nominations in the order listed:   Executive Calendar l#655, Indira Talwani, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts (up to 2 hours equally divided); Executive Calendar #656, James Peterson, of Wisconsin, to be United States District Judge for the Western…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, May 6, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the time until 11:00am will be equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees.   At 11:00am, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2262,…

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