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  • 2:02pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Cruz amendment #30 (defund Obamacare) Not Agreed to: 45-52
  • The Senate has reached an agreement that results in a vote in relation to the Cruz amendment #26 (defund ACA) at 2pm. The time until 2pm is equally divided and controlled between Senator Mikulski and Cruz, or their designees. At 2pm the Senate will proceed to vote in relation to the Cruz amendment....
  • Senator Cruz called up amendment #30, which prohibits funds for the Affordable Care Act. The managers are talking about an appropriate time to vote in relation to the amendment, could be around the noon hour. Senators will be notified when a vote time is set or expected.
  • The Senate adopted the motion to proceed H.R.933, Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013. Senator Reid then called up Mikulski-Shelby amendment #26, as modified (substitute). The substitute is the text of The Consolidated...
  • The Senate stands in adjournment until 9:30am on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate resume the motion to proceed to Calendar #21, H.R.933, the continuing appropriations bill. During Tuesday's session, cloture was filed on the motion to proceed to H.R.933, the...
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  • We have been unable to reach an agreement to begin consideration of H.R.933, Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013. As a result of this impasse, Senator Reid filed cloture on the motion. We will continue to work to adopt...
  • Prior to the caucus recess, Senator Reid moved to proceed to H.R.933, Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013. We expect to adopt the motion to proceed this afternoon. Once we begin consideration of the bill, Senator...
  • The Senate stands in adjournment until 10:00am on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 12:30pm with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees with the Majority controlling the first 30...
  • ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #9 Richard Gary Taranto, of Maryland, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit; Confirmed: 91-0 LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Discharged the Environment and Public Works Committee and Passed S.166, A bill to designate the new Interstate...
  • 5:30pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #9 Richard Gary Taranto, of Maryland, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit Confirmed: 91-0
  • The Senate stands in adjournment until 2:00pm on Monday, March 11, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:00pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will proceed to Executive...
  • At 5:00pm on Monday, March 11, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the following nominations: -          Executive Calendar #9 Richard Gary Taranto, of Maryland, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit; and -          Executive Calendar #17 Andrew Patrick...
  • The Senate reached an agreement to place on the Calendar of Business H.R. 933, a bill making appropriations for the Department of Defense, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and other departments and agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, and for other purposes. We expect to...
  • ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Executive Calendar #43, John Owen Brennan, of Virginia, to be Director of the Central Intelligence Agency; Invoked: 81-16 2)      Confirmation of the Brennan nomination; Confirmed: 63-34 LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Adopted S.Res.71,...
  • 3:30pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #43, the nomination of John Owen Brennan, of Virginia, to be Director of the Central Intelligence Agency; Confirmed: 63-34
  • 3:03pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #43, the nomination of John Owen Brennan, of Virginia, to be Director of the Central Intelligence Agency; Invoked: 81-16
  • The Senate has reached an agreement that results in up to 2 roll call votes beginning at approximately 3:15pm today. If all time is used at approximately 3:15pm, the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #43, the nomination of John Owen...
  • The Senate stands in adjournment until 10:00am on Thursday, March 7, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Session and consideration of Executive Calendar #43, John Owen Brennan, of Virginia, to be Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. The...
  • ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #13, Caitlin Joan Halligan, of New York, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia District; Not Invoked: 51-41 No LEGISLATIVE ITEMS No EXECUTIVE ITEMS