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  • The Senate stands in adjournment until 10:00am on Wednesday, February 27, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business for one hour with the Majority controlling the first 30 minutes and the Republicans controlling the second 30 minutes. The nomination of Jacob Lew to...
  • The Senate stands in adjournment until 10:00am on Tuesday, February 26, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #10, the nomination of Charles Timothy Hagel with the time until 12:00pm equally divided and controlled. At 12:00pm,...
  • The Senate will convene at 2:00pm on Monday, February 25, 2013. Following the prayer and the pledge, Senator Ayotte will deliver Washington's Farewell Address.  Upon the conclusion of the reading, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:00pm with Senators permitted to speak...
  • Convenes: 10:00am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume Executive Session and the consideration of Executive Calendar #10, the nomination of Charles Timothy Hagel, of Nebraska, to be Secretary of Defense. During Wednesday's session of the Senate, cloture was filed on the Hagel...
  • Convenes: 10:00am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business with the Republicans controlling the first 30 minutes and the Majority controlling the second 30 minutes We hope to begin debate on Executive Calendar #10, the nomination of Senator Hagel to be...
  • Convenes: 10:00am  Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.47, the Violence Against Women Act with the time until 11:00am equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. At 11:00am, there will be up to 6 roll call votes in relation to the...
  • Convenes: 2:00pm Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.47, the Violence Against Women Act. The time until 5:30pm will be equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees with Senator Cornyn controlling 45 minutes of the Republican time. At...
  • Convenes: 9:30am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.47, the Violence Against Women Act with the time until 12:00pm equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. Senator-designate Cowan, of Massachusetts, will be sworn in at noon on...
  • Convenes: 2:00pm 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 resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.47, the Violence Against...
  • Convenes: 9:30am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will begin consideration of H.R.325, the debt limit legislation. The time until 12:15pm will be equally divided and controlled to run concurrently on the items below and on the bill. At 12:15pm, there will be one roll call vote in relation to...
  • Convenes: 9:30am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for two hours with Senators permitted to speak therein for up 10 minutes each with the Majority controlling the first hour and the Republicans controlling the second hour. At 2:30pm, Senator Kerry will...
  • Convenes: 10:00am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 12:30pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the Majority controlling the first 30 minutes and the Republicans controlling the second 30 minutes. The Senate...
  • Convenes: 2:00pm Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 4:30pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 4:30pm, the Senate will begin consideration of H.R.152, the Hurricane Sandy Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill.  The only...
  • Convenes: 9:30am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for debate only until 12:00pm with the Majority controlling the first 30 minutes and the Republicans controlling the second 30 minutes.
  • Convenes: 9:30am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be a period of morning business for debate only until 12:00pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.
  • Convenes: 10:00am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for debate only until 12:30pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.
  • The Senate stands in recess under the provisions of S.Con.Res.3.  The Senate will meet at 11:30am on Monday, January 21, 2013 for the Joint Session for the Inaugural Ceremonies. The Senate will recess upon conclusion of the Joint Session.
  • Convenes: 12:30pm Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will recess for the Joint Session for the counting of the electoral votes. Senators will gather at 12:45pm to proceed together to the Joint Session.
  • The 113th Congress will convene at 12:00noon on Thursday, January 3, 2013. Following the prayer and pledge, the Senate will be presented with the certificates of election and subsequently swear-in elected Members. Following the swearing-in, the Senate will conduct a required live quorum.  Senators...
  • Convenes: 12:00pm Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for debate only until 1:30pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.