Senate Democrats

5:30pm vote on Bennett nomination–week ahead

The Senate is in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.   At 5:00pm, the Senate will turn to the consideration of Executive Calendar #23, Alfred H. Bennett, of Texas, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Texas. There will be…

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Schedule for Monday, April 13, 2015

The Senate stands adjourned under the provisions of H.Con.Res.32 until 2:00pm on Monday, April 13, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 5:00pm, the Senate will enter Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #23.…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, March 26, 2015

Roll Call Votes Sanders amendment #881 (Minimum Wage); not agreed to: 48-52. Stabenow amendment #523 (Bring Jobs Home); not agreed to 46-54. Wyden amendment #1012 (Medicaid); not agreed to; 47-53. Sanders motion to waive point of order with respect to Rubio amendment #423, as modified (Increase Defense); not agreed to: 32-68. Sanders motion to waive…

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Roll Call Vote on passage of S.Con.Res.11, Budget

The managers package was agreed to At 3:18pm, the Senate began a passage of S.Con.Res.11, Budget; Passed: 52-46   This will be the last vote of the day.

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Roll Call Vote on Kaine SA#1047, as modified

At 3:05am, the Senate began a roll call vote on Kaine SA#1047, as modified (sequester); Agreed To: 50-48     Next: (possible managers package) (voice vote hoped) Passage of S.Con.Res.11, Budget

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Roll Call Vote on Cardin amendment

At 2:55am, the Senate began a roll call vote on Cardin SA#367 (voter suppression); Not Agreed To: 47-51   Next: Rubio SA#552 (Israel) Kaine SA#1047, as modified (sequester) (possible managers package) (voice vote hoped) Passage of S.Con.Res.11, Budget

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Roll Call Vote on Lee amendment

2:45am the Senate began a roll call vote on Lee SA#855 (reconciliation) agreed to 54-44    

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Roll Call Vote on Warren amendment

2:33am The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Warren SA#1094 (social security); Not Agreed To: 42-56

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Roll Call Vote on Vitter amendment

2:19am, the Senate began a roll call vote on Vitter SA#811 (No Washington exemption-healthcare); Agreed To:52-46

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Senate has reconvened–Agreement to complete action on Budget–

The Brown amendment #994 was agreed to by voice vote.   The Senate will now vote in relation to the following amendments (senators are asked to vote from their seats) and on passage of the Budget resolution:   Vitter SA#811 (No Washington exemption-healthcare) Warren SA#1094 (social security) Lee SA#855 (reconciliation) Cardin SA#367 (voter suppression) Rubio…

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