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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 Thursday, January 29, 2015
The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, January 29, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for one hour, with the Democrats controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1, a bill ...
January 29, 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 Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Roll Call Votes Cardin amendment #75 (local water supplier); not agreed to: 37-61. Peters amendment #70 (pipeline safety); not agreed to: 40-58. Sanders amendment #23 (solar panels); not agreed to: 40-58. Cruz amendment #15 (expedited export of natural gas to WTO); not agreed to: 53-45. Moran amendment #73 (prairie chicken); not agreed to: 54-44. ...
January 28, 2015

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Votes

Results of the latest Senate Roll Call votes.

Roll Call Vote on Gillibrand amendment #48 (fracking)
6:03pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Gillibrand amendment #48 (fracking); Not Agreed To: ...
January 28, 2015

Roll Call Vote on Heitkamp amendment #133 (RTC)
5:44pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Heitkamp #133 (renewable tax credits); Not Agreed To: 47-51 ...
January 28, 2015

Collins agreed to by voice, Carper withdrawn, Roll Call Vote on Murkowski amdt
The Collins amendment #35 was agreed to by voice vote. The Carper amendment #120 was withdrawn.   5:23pm The Senate ...
January 28, 2015

Roll Call Vote on Coons amendment #115 (climate resiliency projects)
5:01pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the Coons amendment #115 (climate resiliency projects); Not Agreed ...
January 28, 2015

Roll Call Vote on Daines amendment #132 (SoC, national monuments)
4:39pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Daines amendment #132 (sense of congress: national monuments); Not ...
January 28, 2015

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Schedule for Thursday, January 29, 2015

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, January 29, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for one hour, with the Democrats controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1, a bill to…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Roll Call Votes Cardin amendment #75 (local water supplier); not agreed to: 37-61. Peters amendment #70 (pipeline safety); not agreed to: 40-58. Sanders amendment #23 (solar panels); not agreed to: 40-58. Cruz amendment #15 (expedited export of natural gas to WTO); not agreed to: 53-45. Moran amendment #73 (prairie chicken); not agreed to: 54-44. Whitehouse…

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Pending amendments to S. 1, a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline

The following amendments are pending to S.1, Keystone XL Pipeline: Murkowski amendment #2 (substitute) Vitter amendment #80, as modified (OCS) Sullivan amendment #67 (prohibit arming EPA) Murkowski amendment #98 (Sense of Congress arctic region) Flake amendment #103 (duplicative green building programs) Boxer amendment #130 (preserve existing permits) Collins amendment #35 (school building efficiency) Merkley amendment…

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Agreement on S.1, Keystone–up to 7 votes at 11am and 6 votes at 2:30 tomorrow

The Senate has reached an agreement to complete action on S.1, a bill to approve the Keystone pipeline, tomorrow. As a result of this agreement, there will be a series of up to 7 roll call votes at approximately 11:00am and up to 6 roll call votes at 2:30pm tomorrow. The agreement is as follows:…

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Roll Call Vote on Gillibrand amendment #48 (fracking)

6:03pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Gillibrand amendment #48 (fracking); Not Agreed To: 35-63

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Roll Call Vote on Heitkamp amendment #133 (RTC)

5:44pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Heitkamp #133 (renewable tax credits); Not Agreed To: 47-51   Next (10 minute votes):   Gillibrand amendment #48 (fracking) Barrasso amendment #245 (tribal treaties) Cardin amendment #124 (tribal treaty requirements) Daines amendment #246 (SoS Land and Water Conservation Fund) –side by side to Burr…

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Collins agreed to by voice, Carper withdrawn, Roll Call Vote on Murkowski amdt

The Collins amendment #35 was agreed to by voice vote. The Carper amendment #120 was withdrawn.   5:23pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Murkowski amendment #166 (wilderness study areas); Not Agreed To: 50-48

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Roll Call Vote on Coons amendment #115 (climate resiliency projects)

5:01pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the Coons amendment #115 (climate resiliency projects); Not Agreed To: 47-51

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Roll Call Vote on Daines amendment #132 (SoC, national monuments)

4:39pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Daines amendment #132 (sense of congress: national monuments); Not Agreed To: 50-47 Next (10 minute votes): Coons amendment #115 (climate resiliency projects) Collins amendment #35 (school building efficiency) Carper amendment #120 (fuel cell motor vehicles) Murkowski amendment #166 (wilderness study areas) Heitkamp #133 (renewable…

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Roll Call Vote on Whitehouse amendment #148 (campaign finance disclosure re:Keystone)

4:19pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Whitehouse amendment #148 (campaign finance disclosure re:Keystone). Not agreed to: 44-52

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