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No more votes this week

There will be no further roll call votes during this week’s session of the Senate.

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Morning Business

The Senate is in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.

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

11:32am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.240, Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2015. Cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to H.R.240 by a vote of 52-47. Senator McConnell changed his vote to…

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objections to UC requests on DHS appropriations/11:30am cloture vote on MTP to H.R.240

Senator McConnell asked unanimous consent that the motion to proceed to H.R.240, DHS appropriations, be agreed to and that it be in order for the Managers, or their designees, to offer amendments in an alternating fashion with the Majority manager, or his designee, being recognized to offer the first amendment.   Senator Reid reserved his…

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Schedule for Thursday, February 5, 2015

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:30am on Thursday, February 5, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.240, a bill making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for FY2015, until 11:30am with the time equally divided. At 11:30am, the Senate will vote on the motion…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.240, a bill making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for FY2015, upon reconsideration; not invoked: 53-47. Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.63, Congratulating the New England Patriots on their victory in Super Bowl XLIX. Agreed to H.Con.Res.12, Permitting the use of the…

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Morning Business

The Senate is in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.

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Roll Call Vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.240, DHS appropriations, upon reconsideration

By voice votes, the Senate agreed to the motion to proceed to the motion to reconsider the failed cloture vote on the motion to proceed to H.R.240, DHS appropriations, and the motion to reconsider to the failed cloture vote on the motion to proceed to H.R.240.   2:47pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll…

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2:45pm Cloture vote on MTP to DHS appropriations, upon reconsideration, expected

The Senate has reconvened and has resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.240, with time until 2:45pm equally divided. At 2:45pm we expect to vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.240, DHS appropriations, upon reconsideration. We expect to voice vote the 2 procedural votes that will…

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Morning Business until 12:30pm

During Leader remarks, Senator McConnell moved to proceed to H.R.240, a bill making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for FY2015. The Senate is currently in a period of morning business until 12:30pm, with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees.   The Senate will recess from…

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