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Day July 23, 2014

Wrap Up for Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2569, Bring Jobs Home Act; Agreed to: 93-7   Legislative Business Passed S.J.Res.40, providing for the appointment of Michael Lynton as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institute. Adopted by voice vote S.Res.500, expressing the sense of the…

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Clark, Schapiro, and Creedon nominations confirmed by voice votes

The following nominations were agreed to by voice votes: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #802 Julia Akins Clark, of Maryland, to be General Counsel of the Federal Labor Relations Authority for a term of five years (voice vote expected); Confirmation of Executive Calendar #786 Andrew H. Schapiro, of Illinois, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United…

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Cloture invoked on the motion to proceed to Bring Jobs Home Act

Cloture was invoked on the motion to proceed to the Bring Jobs Home Act by a vote of 93-7. The Senate confirmed the Clark, Schapiro, and Creedon nominations by voice votes. There will now be up to 30 hours of post-cloture debate on the motion to proceed to the Bring Jobs Home Act. Another message…

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2569, Bring Jobs Home Act

11:00am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2569, Bring Jobs Home Act; Agreed to: 93-7   The following nominations were agreed to by voice votes: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #802 Julia Akins Clark, of Maryland, to be General Counsel of…

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Agreement on Highway and Transportation Funding Act

The Senate has reached an agreement to consider the Highway and Transportation Funding Act at a time to be determined. Under the agreement the Wyden, Carper-Corker-Boxer, Lee and Toomey amendments are in order for consideration to the bill. Upon disposition of the amendments, the Senate would proceed to vote on passage of H.R.5021, as amended,…

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Schedule for Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.   Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to calendar #453, S.2569, with the time until 11:00am equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders, or their designees.   At 11:00am, there will be a roll call…

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