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  • At approximately 1:00pm today, the Senate will conduct a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Reid motion to concur in the House amendment to S.627 with the Reid amendment #589, the legislative vehicle for the debt limit increase.
  • The Senate will conduct a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House message to accompany S.627 with the Reid amendment at 1:00PM (tomorrow afternoon) on Sunday, July 31, 2011.
  • 5:339pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to instruct the Sergeant At Arms to request the presence of absent Senators; Agreed to: 75-20
  • On the Motion: Motion to Instruct the Sgt. At Arms to Request Absent Senators; A bill to establish the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays. Result: Agreed to (75-20, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion: Motion to Instruct the Sgt. At Arms to Request Absent Senators; A bill to establish the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays. Result: Agreed to (75-20, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • The Senate is now expecting a live quorum and a motion to instruct the Sergeant at Arms to request the attendance of absent Senators around 5:30pm.
  • 7:59pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Reid motion to table the motion to concur in the House message to accompany S.627 (Boehner plan); Tabled: 59-41
  • On the Motion to Table: Motion to Table the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to S. 627; A bill to establish the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays. Result: Agreed to (59-41, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • 7:12pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to instruct the Sergeant at Arms to request the presence of absent Senators; agreed to: 76-23
  • On the Motion: Motion to Instruct the Sergeant at Arms to Request Absent Senators; A bill to express the sense of the Senate on shared sacrifice in resolving the budget deficit. Result: Agreed to (76-23, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion to Table: Motion to Table the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to S. 627; A bill to establish the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays. Result: Agreed to (59-41, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • The Senate will begin a series of up to 3 roll call votes shortly in relation to the following: Reid motion to table the Reid motion to table the motion to commit S.1323 Reid motion to table the Reid amendment #589 (Boehner plan - text of House message to accompany S.627) Reid motion to table the...
  • Roll call votes are expected to begin shortly.  Senators are encouraged to come to the floor as soon as possible.    When more information is available, another message will be sent.
  • On the Motion: Motion to Instruct the Sergeant at Arms to Request Absent Senators; A bill to express the sense of the Senate on shared sacrifice in resolving the budget deficit. Result: Agreed to (76-23, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion to Table: Motion to Table the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to S. 627; A bill to establish the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays. Result: Agreed to (0-0, threshold) Details: [click here]
  • There will be no roll call votes during today's session of the Senate.
  • Despite the delay in the House, the Senate still plans on conducting a roll call vote in relation to the Boehner plan during today's session.  Timing of this vote is uncertain but as stated, it is the Leader's intention to have the vote tonight.
  • Senator Reid announced the Senate will vote in relation to Speaker Boehner's bill this evening.  The House is expected to vote between 6pm and 7pm.  It will take some time for the message to be received in the Senate.  Our best guess is that the Senate will conduct this roll call vote between 7pm...
  • 4:03pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination of Robert Mueller to be Director of the FBI; confirmed: 100-0
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Robert S. Mueller, III, of California, to be Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Result: Confirmed (100-0, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]