Senate Democrats

9:00AM vote on adoption of MTP to H.R.22 (HWY) / no votes tonight

The Senate continues to debate the motion to proceed to H.R.22, post-cloture. Under regular order, the post-cloture time would expire at 2:00am. Senator McConnell announced that we will vote on adoption of the motion to proceed at 9:00am tomorrow, Friday, July 24. We expect that to be a roll call vote. There will be no…

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Schedule for Thursday, July 23, 2015

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, July 23, 2015.   Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.22, post-cloture. All time during adjournment of the Senate will count post-cloture.

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.22, the legislative vehicle for the Highway bill, upon reconsideration; invoked: 62-36.   Legislative Business Passed Calendar #151, S.1599, Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act of 2015, with a committee-reported substitute.   Executive Business

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No more votes today

Cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.22, the legislative vehicle for the highway bill, upon reconsideration, was invoked by a vote of 62-36. There will now be up to 30 hours of post-cloture debate. There will be no further roll call votes today.

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Roll Call Vote on MTP to HR 22, HWY, upon reconsideration

7:31pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.22, the legislative vehicle for the highway bill, upon reconsideration; Invoked: 62-36   The Senate agreed to the motion to proceed to the motion to reconsider and the motion to reconsider by voice…

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Recess subject to the call of the Chair

The Senate stands in recess subject to the call of the Chair.

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Schedule for Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Wednesday, July 22, 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, with the Republicans controlling the first hour and the Democrats controlling the second hour.   As a…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.22, the legislative vehicle for the Highway bill; not agreed to: 41-56.   Legislative Business Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business H.R.3038, Highway bill.   Adopted S.Res.227, condemning the attacks of July 16, 2015, in…

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on H.R.22, the legislative vehicle for the Highway legislation

4:18pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.22, the legislative vehicle for the Highway legislation; Not Invoked: 21-56 Senator McConnell entered a motion to reconsider the failed cloture vote at a later time.

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cloture vote at 2:15pm expected to be delayed until 4:00pm

The Senate stands in recess until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.   There is a cloture vote on the motion to proceed to H.R.2, the legislative vehicle Senator McConnell intends to use for a highway bill, scheduled to begin at 2:15pm today, but we expect it to be delayed until 4:00pm.

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