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Wrap Up for Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on H.R.2048, USA Freedom Act; invoked: 83-14. McConnell second degree SA #1451 (amicus); not agreed to: 42-56. McConnell first degree to the substitute SA #1450 (12 month transition); not agreed to: 44-54. McConnell SA #1449 (substitute); not agreed to: 43-56. Passage of H.R.2048, USA Freedom Act, as amended,…

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Wrap Up for Monday, June 1, 2015

No Roll Call Votes Legislative Business Passed S.184, Native American Children’s Safety Act. Passed S.246, AIyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act (with committee substitute). No Executive Business

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Wrap Up for Sunday, May 31, 2015

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to the consideration of H.R.2048, USA Freedom Act, upon reconsideration; invoked: 77-17. Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.188, Craft Beer Week Executive Business Confirmed the following nominations by unanimous consent: Executive Calendar #95, Lt Gen David L Goldfein (Air Force) Executive Calendar #125, Rear Adm…

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Wrap Up for Friday, May 22, 2015

Roll Call Votes Hatch-Wyden #1411to #1299, as modified (currency); Agreed to 70-29 Portman-Stabenow SA #1299(currency manipulation); Not agreed to 48-51 Warren SA #1327(investor state dispute); Not agreed to 39-60 Brown SA #1251(docking); Not agreed to 47-52 Flake SA #1243(strike TAA); Not agreed 36-62-1 Hatch SA #1221(substitute); Agreed to 62-37 Cloture on H.R.1314, as amended, if amended; Agreed to 61-38 R.1314,…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, May 21, 2015

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on Hatch amendment #1221(substitute); invoked: 62-38. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #25, Jill Parish, of Utah, to be U.S. District Judge for the Utah; confirmed: 100-0. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #26, Jose Rolando Olvera, Jr. Of Texas, to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Texas; confirmed:…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Legislative Business H.Con.Res.47, to correct the enrollment of S.178, Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 The Senate began the Rule 14 process to place on the Calendar of Business H.R.2353, 2 month highway extension. No Executive Business

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Roll Call Votes Legislative Business Passed H.R.2252, to clarify the effective date of certain provisions of the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014. Adopted S.Res.181, designating May 19, 2015, as “National Schizencephaly Awareness Day”. Adopted S.Res.182, expressing the sense of the Senate that Defense laboratories have been, and continue to be, on the…

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Wrap Up for Monday, May 18, 2015

Roll Call Votes Brown amendment #1242 (restore TAA funding); not agreed to: 45-41. Lankford amendment #1237, as modified (religious freedom); agreed to: 92-0. Legislative Business Agreed to H.Con.Res.43, authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds, the rotunda of the Capitol, and Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for official Congressional events surrounding the visit…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, May 14, 2015

Roll Call Votes Passage of H.R.1295, as amended with S.1267, Preferences  (60-affirmative vote threshold); passed: 97-1. Passage of H.R.644, as amended with S.1269, Customs (60-affirmative vote threshold); passed: 78-20. Motion to invoke cloture, upon reconsideration, on the motion to proceed to H.R.1314, the legislative vehicle for the trade related legislation (TPA and TAA); invoked: 65-33.…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #80, Sally Quillian Yates, of Georgia, to be Deputy Attorney General; confirmed: 84-12. Legislative Business Adopted S.Con.Res.10, supporting the designation of the year of 2015 as the “International Year of Soils” and supporting locally led soil conservation, with a Lee amendment. Executive Business

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