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McConnell motion to proceed to joint resolution of disapproval re: debt limit--2 votes at 2:15pm

During his opening remarks this morning, Senator McConnell moved to proceed to S.J.Res.26, a joint resolution relating to the disapproval of the President's exercise of authority to suspend the debt limit, as submitted under section 1002(b) of the Continuing Appropriations Act. Under the previous order, the time until 12:30pm will be equally divided between the two Leader's or their designees. The Senate will then recess until 2:15pm for the weekly caucus meetings.

At 2:15pm today, we expect two roll call votes in relation to the following items:

-       Motion to proceed to S.J.Res.26, joint resolution of disapproval re: debt limit; and

-       Motion to invoke cloture on executive Calendar #344, the nomination of Richard F. Griffin, Jr., of the District of Columbia, to be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board.