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Wrap up for Friday, April 11, 2014

Wrap Up for Friday, April 11, 2014 NO Roll Call Votes   Legislative items S.Res.423, Designating April 2014 as “Financial Literacy Month”   Notwithstanding the Senate’s recess, committees are authorized to report Legislative and Executive matters on Friday, April 25th, from 10am until noon.   Additional Executive items   The Senate confirmed the following Foreign…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, April 10, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #574, the nomination of Michelle Friedland, to be a U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit; Invoked: 56-41 2)     Reid motion to instruct the SAA to request the presence of absent Senators; Agreed to: 55-37   Legislative items Passed S.994, the Digital Accountability and…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Wrap Up for Wednesday, April 9, 2014 Roll Call Vote 1)     Motion to proceed to S.2199, to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex; Not Invoked: 53-44 2)     Executive Calendar #649, Wanda Felton, of New York,…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Roll Call Vote 1)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #556 Neil Gregory Kornze, of Nevada, to be Director of the Bureau of Land Management; Confirmed: 71-28   Legislative items Adopted S.Res.361, a resolution recognizing the threats to freedom of the press and expression in the People’s Republic of China and urging the Government of the People’s…

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Wrap Up for Monday, April 7, 2014

Wrap Up for Monday, April 7, 2014 Roll Call Vote 1)     Passage of H.R.3979, the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2014, as amended: Passed: 59-38   Additional Legislative items Discharged the Judiciary committee and passed S.2195, to deny admission to the US to any representative to the UN who has engaged in espionage activities…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, April 3, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)     Murray motion to waive on the Sessions Budget point of order with respect to the Reed substitute amendment #2874 to H.R.3979; Waived: 60-37 2)     Motion to invoke cloture on H.R.3979, the legislative vehicle for the Emergency Unemployment Benefits Extension Act, as amended; Invoked: 61-35   Additional Legislative items Passed S.404, a…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)      Motion to invoke cloture on Reed substitute amendment #2974 (Emergency Unemployment Benefits Extension Act) to H.R.3979; Invoked: 61-38 2)      Motion to table the Reid amendment to H.R.3979, the legislative vehicle for the Emergency Unemployment Benefits Extension Act; Not Tabled: 46-50 3)      Reid motion to table the Vitter appeal of the ruling of…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #532, Kevin Whitaker, of Virginia, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Colombia; Confirmed: 99-0 2)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #687 John P. Carlin, of New York, to be an Assistant Attorney General; Confirmed: 99-1   Legislative items…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, March 31, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #573, John B. Owens, of CA, to be US Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit; Confirmed: 56-42 2)      Motion to waive applicable budget points of order with respect to H.R.4302, Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (SGR/Doc Fix)  (if point of order is raised) (60-vote threshold);…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, March 27, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)     Adoption of the Menendez-Corker substitute amendment #2867 to H.R.4152, the Ukraine bill; Agreed to: 98-2 2)     Cloture on Executive Calendar #573, John B. Owens, of CA, to be US Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit; Invoked: 54-44 3)     Cloture on motion to proceed to H.R.3979, the legislative vehicle for the Unemployment…

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