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Day July 30, 2014

Wrap Up for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Roll Call Votes The motion to invoke cloture on S.2569, Bring Jobs Home Act; Not Invoked: 54-42 The motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2648, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations; Invoked: 63-33 Legislative Business Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.2709, Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act (Manchin)…

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Akuetteh, Moritsugu, Kennedy nominations confirmed by voice votes

The Senate confirmed the following nominations by voice vote: Executive Calendar #535 Cynthia H. Akuetteh, of the District of Columbia, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Gabonese Republic, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America…

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on MTP to S.2648, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act

11:18am The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2648, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act. Invoked: 63-33

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on S.2569, Bring Jobs Home Act

10:50am, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on S.2569, the Bring Jobs Home Act. Not invoked: 54-42

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Cloture filed on Pryor nomination (11th Circuit)

Senator Reid file cloture on Executive Calendar #848, the nomination of Jill Pryor, of Georgia, to be United States Circuit Judge of the Eleventh Circuit. Unless an agreement can be reached, the cloture vote would occur one hour after the Senate convenes on Friday, August 1st.

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Up to 2 cloture votes @ 10:45am and 3 voice votes on Akuetteh, Moritsugu, and Kennedy nominations

At approximately 10:45am, there will be up to 2 cloture votes followed by voice votes on the Akuetteh, Moritsugu, and Kennedy nominations.   Motion to invoke cloture on S.2569, Bring Jobs Home Act (roll call), if cloture is invoked then: Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2648, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act…

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Schedule for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.   Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.2569, the Brings Jobs Home Act. There will be 1 hour for debate equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. Upon the use or yielding back of time, the…

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