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Day May 7, 2014

Senate Floor Wrap for Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)     Thune motion to table Reid amendment #3023 to S.2262, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act; Not Agreed To: 45-52 2)     Barrasso motion to table Reid amendment #3012 to S.2262; Not Agreed To: 45-51   Additional Legislative Items Discharged the Judiciary committee and passed H.R.3627, the Kilah Davenport Child Protection Act.…

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Agreement on Talwani, Peterson, Rosenstengel, Hamamoto, Rosenbaum, Mitchell, and Crowley nominations

The Senate has reached an agreement that results in up to 4 votes at 11:15am and up to 5 votes at 1:45pm tomorrow, Thursday, May 8, and up to 3 votes on Monday, May 12. All votes after the first vote in each series will be 10 minutes in duration. There will be 2 minutes…

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Roll Call Vote on Barrasso motion to table Reid amendment #3025

4:14pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the Barrasso motion to table Reid amendment #3025 (date change); Not Tabled: 45-51

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Roll Call Vote on the Thune motion to table Reid amendment #3023 (date change)

3:47pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the Thune motion to table Reid amendment 3023 (date change); Not Tabled: 45-52

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Roll Call Vote on Thune motion to table Reid amendment #3023

At 3:47pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the Thune motion to table Reid amendment #3023. Another procedural vote similar in nature is expected following this vote.   Prior to the vote, Senator Thune asked consent to set aside the pending amendments in order to call up Thune amendment #3002 (ground…

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2 roll call votes expected at 3:45pm–objections to consideration of Shaheen-Portman energy efficiency bill–motion to proceed to Tax Extenders

Senator Reid asked unanimous consent that after up to 3 hours for debate, the Senate proceed to vote on passage of S.2262, Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act; and if S.2262 is passed, the Senate vote on S.2280, a bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline, before the end of this work period, with each…

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Objections to H.R.3521 and S.1950, as amended – Veterans’ bills

This afternoon, Senator Vitter again asked unanimous consent the Veterans Affairs’ Committee be discharged from further consideration of H.R.3521 and pass H.R.3521, Department of Veterans Affairs Major Medical Facility Lease Authorization Act of 2013, as amended by a Vitter amendment (pay-for through price controls for prescription drugs in the Department of Defense). Senator Sanders objected.…

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