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Follow legislative action on the Senate Floor with our updates throughout the day. All updates from Democratic Leader Harry Reid and Democratic staff are listed below.

Today In The Senate

We prepare a Daily Summary with each day's expected Senate schedule.

Schedule for Monday, March 2, 2015
The Senate stands adjourned until 2:00pm on Monday, March 2, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the House Message to accompany H.R.240, DHS appropriations. Prior to adjourning on Friday, the Senate passed H.R.33, as amended with a substitute amendment (SA#268) that contains a 7 day CR to fund the ...
March 2, 2015

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Wrap Up

Our Wrap Up compiles Senate unanimous consent items and other business at the end of the legislative day.

Wrap Up for Friday, February 27, 2015
Roll Call Votes Cloture on H.R.240, DHS appropriations; invoked: 68-31. Lee motion to table McConnell amendment #258; not agreed to: 34-65. Adoption of  Cochran-Mikulski-Shaheen amendment #255 (clean DHS funding); adopted: 66-33. Passage of H.R.240, as amended; passed: 68-31. Cloture on the motion to proceed to S.534, a bill to prohibit funds from being used ...
February 27, 2015

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Votes

Results of the latest Senate Roll Call votes.

Roll Call Vote on Cloture on MTP to S.534 (prohibit funds for Executive actions re: immigration)
11:28am The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed ...
February 27, 2015

Roll Call Vote on Passage of H.R.240, as amended (DHS Approps)
11:10am The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Passage of H.R.240, as amended. Passed: ...
February 27, 2015

Roll Call Vote on Cochran-Mikulski-Shaheen amendment #255 (clean DHS funding)
10:52am The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on adoption of the Cochran-Mikulski-Shaheen amendment #255 (clean DHS funding). ...
February 27, 2015

Roll Call Vote on Lee motion to table McConnell amendment #258 (date change)
Cloture was invoked on H.R.240, DHS appropriations, by a vote of 68-31.   Senator Lee asked unanimous consent to set ...
February 27, 2015

Roll Call Vote on cloture on H.R.240, DHS appropriations
10:02am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on H.R.240, a bill ...
February 27, 2015

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Schedule for Monday, March 2, 2015

The Senate stands adjourned until 2:00pm on Monday, March 2, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the House Message to accompany H.R.240, DHS appropriations. Prior to adjourning on Friday, the Senate passed H.R.33, as amended with a substitute amendment (SA#268) that contains a 7 day CR to fund the Department…

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Wrap Up for Friday, February 27, 2015

Roll Call Votes Cloture on H.R.240, DHS appropriations; invoked: 68-31. Lee motion to table McConnell amendment #258; not agreed to: 34-65. Adoption of  Cochran-Mikulski-Shaheen amendment #255 (clean DHS funding); adopted: 66-33. Passage of H.R.240, as amended; passed: 68-31. Cloture on the motion to proceed to S.534, a bill to prohibit funds from being used to…

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Senate passes 7 day CR to fund DHS

The Senate passed H.R.33, as amended with a substitute amendment (SA#268) that contains a 7 day CR to fund the Department of Homeland Security through March 6, 2015.   The House Message with respect to H.R.240, Department of Homeland Security appropriations, was laid before the Senate.   We expect Senator McConnell to file cloture at…

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Recess subject to the call of the Chair

The Senate stands in recess subject to the call of the Chair while we await House action on DHS appropriations.

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Roll Call Vote on Cloture on MTP to S.534 (prohibit funds for Executive actions re: immigration)

11:28am The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.534, a bill to prohibit funds from being used to carry out certain Executive actions related to immigration and for other purposes. Not Agreed To: 57-42.

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Roll Call Vote on Passage of H.R.240, as amended (DHS Approps)

11:10am The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Passage of H.R.240, as amended. Passed: 68-31

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Roll Call Vote on Cochran-Mikulski-Shaheen amendment #255 (clean DHS funding)

10:52am The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on adoption of the Cochran-Mikulski-Shaheen amendment #255 (clean DHS funding).   Adopted: 66-33

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Roll Call Vote on Lee motion to table McConnell amendment #258 (date change)

Cloture was invoked on H.R.240, DHS appropriations, by a vote of 68-31.   Senator Lee asked unanimous consent to set aside the pending amendments so that he can offer amendment #265 (prohibit funding for certain executive memoranda on immigration). Senator Reid objected.   Senator Lee moved to table McConnell amendment #258. 10:35am The Senate began…

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on H.R.240, DHS appropriations

10:02am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on H.R.240, a bill making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2015; Invoked: 68-31. Next:   –10 minutes of debate for Lee– Possible Lee motion to table one of the tree filler amendments Adoption of…

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Up to 5 votes expected at 10:00am–re: DHS and immigration

The Senate has resumed consideration of H.R.240, DHS appropriations. The time until 10:00am is equally divided between the two Leaders, or their designees. At 10:00am, there will be a cloture vote on the bill. If cloture is invoked, there will be up to 10 minutes for debate for Senator Lee. We expect Senator Lee to…

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