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Wrap Up for Thursday, April 23, 2015

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #21, Loretta E. Lynch, of New York, to be Attorney General; invoked: 66-34. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #21, Loretta E. Lynch, of New York, to be Attorney General; confirmed: 56-43. Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.149, recognizing the importance and inspiration of the Hubble Space Telescope. Adopted…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Roll Call Votes Leahy SA #301 (substitute); not agreed to: 43-55. Cornyn-Murray-Klobuchar SA #1124 (victims support without expanded Hyde); agreed to: 98-0. Cornyn SA #1127 (side by side to Leahy #290); not agreed to: 45-53. Leahy SA #290 (Reauthorize Homeless and Runaway Youth); not agreed to: 56-43. Brown SA #311 (parental rights); agreed to: 99-0.…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Roll Call Votes Legislative Business Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.1035, extensions of authority under FISA (McConnell). Executive Business

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Wrap Up for Monday, April 20, 2015

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #24, George C. Hanks, Jr., of Texas, to be US District Judge for the Southern District of Texas; confirmed: 91-0. Legislative Business Agreed to H.Con.Res.34, Use of Emancipation Hall. Adopted S.Res.141, supporting the goals and ideals of Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. Completed the Rule…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, April 16, 2015

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1, Russell Deyo, of New Jersey, to be Under Secretary for Management, DHS; confirmed: 95-2. Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.137, 70th anniversary of Roosevelt University. Adopted S.Res.138, Providence College Men’s Ice Hockey Team. Adopted S.Res.139, 20th anniversary of the attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. Began the…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Roll Call Votes Enzi motion to disagree in the House amendment, agree to the request by the House for a conference on S.Con.Res.11, and authorize the Presiding Officer to appoint conferees; agreed to: 54-43 Brown MTI (too big to fail); agreed to: 86-11 Sanders MTI (postal service); agreed to: 85-11 Burr MTI (student loans); agreed…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Roll Call Votes Cornyn amendment #1114 (repeal individual mandate); not agreed to: 54-45. Motion to waive re: Bennet amendment #1115 (extend CHIP); not waived: 50-50. Lee amendment #1116 (motion to strike); not agreed to: 42-58. Motion to waive re: Murray amendment #1117 (women’s health); not waived: 43-57. Cotton amendment #1118 (fee schedule); not agreed to:…

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Wrap Up for Monday, April 13, 2015

Roll Call Votes Executive Calendar #23, Alfred H. Bennett, of Texas, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Texas; confirmed: 95-0. Legislative Business S.Res.131, designating April 5, 2015, as “Gold Star Wives Day”. S.Res.133, supporting the goals and ideals of National Public Health Week. Executive Business

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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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Wrap Up for Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Roll Call Votes Warren amendment #652 (student loan refinance); not agreed to: 46-53. Stabenow amendment #755(WOTUS, side by side to Barrasso #347; agreed to: 99-0. Barrasso amendment #347 (Waters Of The United States); agreed to: 59-40. Sanders amendment #777 (Climate Change); not agreed to: 49-50. Stabenow motion to waive budget act re:Bennet-Stabenow #601 (Medicare); not…

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