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Follow legislative action on the Senate Floor with our updates throughout the day. All updates from Democratic Leader Charles Schumer and Democratic staff are listed below.

Today In The Senate

We prepare a Daily Summary with each day's expected Senate schedule.

Schedule for Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.   Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.1628, the American Health Care Act of 2017 (Republican reconciliation bill) with approximately 17 hours of debate remaining (8’ 32” per side).   The time from 9:30am until 11:30am will be equally divided ...
July 25, 2017

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Wrap Up

Our Wrap Up compiles Senate unanimous consent items and other business at the end of the legislative day.

Wrap Up for Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Roll Call Votes Motion to proceed to H.R.1628, American Health Care Act (Republican reconciliation bill); agreed to: 51-50, with the VP voting in the affirmative. Motion to waive Budget Points of Order re: McConnell SA#270 (BCRA + Cruz + Portman); not agreed to: 43-57.   No Legislative Business   No Executive ...
July 25, 2017

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Votes

Results of the latest Senate Roll Call votes.

Roll Call Vote on motion to waive re: BCRA + Cruz + Portman
At 9:22pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the Cruz motion to waive with respect to ...
July 25, 2017

Roll Call Vote on motion to proceed to H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act
2:29pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to proceed to Calendar #120, H.R.1628, the ...
July 25, 2017

Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of David Bernhardt
5:33pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #100, David Bernhardt, of Virginia, ...
July 24, 2017

Roll Call Vote on cloture on Bernhardt nomination (Deputy Secretary of Interior)
1:49pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #100, ...
July 20, 2017

Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of John Bush nomination
12:16pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #170, John Kenneth Bush, of ...
July 20, 2017

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Schedule for Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.   Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.1628, the American Health Care Act of 2017 (Republican reconciliation bill) with approximately 17 hours of debate remaining (8’ 32” per side).   The time from 9:30am until 11:30am will be equally divided between…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Roll Call Votes Motion to proceed to H.R.1628, American Health Care Act (Republican reconciliation bill); agreed to: 51-50, with the VP voting in the affirmative. Motion to waive Budget Points of Order re: McConnell SA#270 (BCRA + Cruz + Portman); not agreed to: 43-57.   No Legislative Business   No Executive Business

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Roll Call Vote on motion to waive re: BCRA + Cruz + Portman

At 9:22pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the Cruz motion to waive with respect to McConnell 2nd degree amendment #270 (BCRA + Cruz + Portman); Not Waived: 43-57

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Amendments Pending to H.R.1628, the American Health Care Act of 2017

McConnell SA #267 (repeal ACA and to cure Byrd rule violations) Enzi for Paul amendment #271 (ACA repeal) Donnelly motion to commit (protecting Medicaid)

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Roll Call Vote on motion to proceed to H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act

2:29pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to proceed to Calendar #120, H.R.1628, the American Health Care Act of 2017; Agreed To: 51-50

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Schedule for Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The Senate stands adjourned until 12:00 noon on Tuesday, July 25, 2017.   Following Leader remarks, we expect Senator McConnell to move to proceed to the consideration of Calendar #175, H.R.2810, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, until moving to proceed to the reconciliation vehicle (Republican health care bill) post-lunch.

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Wrap Up for Monday, July 24, 2017

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #100, David Bernhardt, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior; confirmed: 53-43.   No Legislative Business   No Executive Business

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Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of David Bernhardt

5:33pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #100, David Bernhardt, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior. Confirmed: 53-43

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Schedule for Monday, July 24, 2017

The Senate stands adjourned until 4:00pm on Monday, July 24, 2017.   Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #100, David Bernhardt, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior, with all post-cloture time expiring at 5:30pm.   Monday, July 24th at 5:30pm –…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, July 20, 2017

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #170, John Kenneth Bush, of Kentucky, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit; confirmed: 51-47. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #100, David Bernhardt, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior; invoked: 56-39.   No Legislative Business   No Executive Business

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