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Wrap Up for Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Roll Call Votes Passage of S.J.Res.8, NLRB; passed: 53-46. Shall the bill, S.1, pass over the objections of the President (veto override); veto sustained: 62-37. Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.98, supporting the goals and ideals of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week. Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.625, a bill…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Roll Call Votes Motion to proceed to S.J.Res.8, NLRB; agreed to: 53-45. Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.94, supporting the goals and ideals of Career and Technical Education Month Adopted S.Res.95, designating March 3, 2015, as “World Wildlife Day”. Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.625, a bill to provide…

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Wrap Up for Monday, March 2, 2015

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on the request to go to conference on H.R.240, DHS appropriations; Not Invoked: 47-43. Cochran motion to table the House Message with respect to H.R.240; Tabled: 58-31. Legislative Business Passed H.R.431, to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Foot Soldiers who participated in Bloody Sunday, Turnaround Tuesday,…

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Wrap Up for Friday, February 27, 2015

Roll Call Votes Cloture on H.R.240, DHS appropriations; invoked: 68-31. Lee motion to table McConnell amendment #258; not agreed to: 34-65. Adoption of  Cochran-Mikulski-Shaheen amendment #255 (clean DHS funding); adopted: 66-33. Passage of H.R.240, as amended; passed: 68-31. Cloture on the motion to proceed to S.534, a bill to prohibit funds from being used to…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, February 26, 2015

Roll Call Votes Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.88, celebrating Black History Month. Adopted S.Res.76, welcoming the Prime Minister of Israel to the United States for his address to a joint session of Congress, with amendments to the resolution and the title. Adopted S.Res.89, congratulating the Oregon Shakespeare Festival on its 80th year. Adopted S.Res.90, designating February…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Wrap Up for Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Roll Call Votes Cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.240, DHS appropriations, upon reconsideration; Invoked: 98-2 Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.86, Recognizing March 3, 2015, as the centennial of the Navy Reserve  No Executive Business

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Roll Call Votes Legislative Business Adopted by voice vote S.Res.65, with the Menendez amendment to the resolution; and the Menendez and Rubio amendments to the preamble Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.534, Immigration Rule of Law Act of 2015 (Collins) Completed the Rule 14 process to place…

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Wrap Up for Monday, February 23, 2015

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.240, DHS Appropriations; Not invoked: 47-46. Legislative Business Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.534, Immigration Rule of Law Act of 2015 (Collins) Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, February 12, 2015

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #12, the nomination of Ashton Carter to be Secretary of Defense: confirmed: 93-5. Legislative Business Adopted Calendar #18, S.Res.73: Committee Funding. Adopted S.Res.52: Calling for the release of Ukrainian fighter pilot Nadiya Savchenko. Adopted S.Res.78: Honoring the life of Jerry Tarkanian. Adopted S.Res.79: Honoring the life of Dean…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Roll Call Votes Passage of S.295, Amy and Vicky Child Pornography Restitution Improvement Act of 2015; passed: 98-0. Legislative Business Executive Business

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