June 5, 2012 03:05 PM
Cloture filed on motion to proceed to S.3240, the Farm billThe cloture vote on the motion to proceed to the Paycheck Fairness bill, S.3220, failed 52-47. Senator Reid then made a motion to reconsider the failed cloture vote at a later time.
Senator Reid also moved to proceed to S.3240, a bill to reauthorize agricultural programs through 2017 (the Farm bill), and filed cloture on the motion to proceed. Unless an agreement can be reached, the cloture vote would occur on Thursday.