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Vitter amendment agreed to by voice vote

The Vitter #3550 was agreed to by voice vote

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Roll call vote on Crapo Motion to waive the Schumer Budget point of order with respect to Coburn amendment #3549

12:03pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the Crapo motion to waive the Budget point of order with respect to Coburn #3549 (recoupment up to 10 years); Not Waived: 48-49 (corrected) The next votes will be 10 minute votes. Next: Vitter #3550 (voice vote expected) Flake #3551 (roll call vote expected at majority vote…

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3 RCV @ noon, 1 roll call at 2pm, 5:30pm vote on Monday (TRIA, Carnes, Shear, Mader nominations)

The Senate has reached an agreement to vote at 2:00pm today on cloture on the Carnes nomination (GA Circuit) and then on confirmation of the Shear (Ass’t Sec of Defense) and Mader (Controller, Office of Federal Financial Management) nominations. At 5:30pm on Monday, July 21, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Carnes nomination.…

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Schedule for Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, July 17, 2014.   Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of Calendar #438, S.2244, Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2014. There will be up to 30 minutes for debate on the Coburn amendment #3549, 20 minutes on the Vitter amendment…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #850, the nomination of Ronnie L. White, of Missouri, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri; Invoked: 54-43 Confirmation of Executive Calendar #850, the nomination of Ronnie L. White, of Missouri, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern…

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Cloture filed on Carnes, Birotte, Rosenberg, deGravelles nominations (GA Circuit, CA, FL and LA districts)

This evening, Senator Reid filed cloture on the following nominations:   -        Executive Calendar #849, Julie E. Carnes, Georgia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit -        Executive Calendar #851, Andre Birotte, Jr., of California, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California -        Executive Calendar #852, Robin…

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Modified agreement on TRIA–reduce debate time–3 roll call votes expected at noon Thursday

The order with respect to the TRIA legislation has been modified as outlined below. The new agreement reduces the debate time and schedules the votes to begin at 12:00 noon tomorrow, Thursday, July 17. At 12:00 noon tomorrow, there will be up to 5 votes in relation to the TRIA bill. We anticipate 3 roll…

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Cloture not invoked on S.2578, Protect Women’s Health From Corporate Interference Act

Cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to S.2578, Protect Women’s Health From Corporate Interference Act, by a vote of 56-43. Senator Reid changed his vote to no (for procedural reasons) and entered a motion to reconsider the failed cloture vote at a later time. The Senate continues to debate the motion to…

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Roll call vote on cloture on S.2578 (Protect Women’s Health From Corporate Interference Act)

2:09pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on S.2578, Protect Women’s Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014; Not invoked: 57-43

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Roll call vote on confirmation of White nomination (MO district judge)

12:21pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #850, the nomination of Ronnie L. White, of Missouri, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri; Confirmed: 53-44 Next: At 2:10pm, the Senate will proceed to vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the…

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