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Follow legislative action on the Senate Floor with our updates throughout the day. All updates from Majority Leader Harry Reid and Democratic staff are listed below.

Today In The Senate

We prepare a Daily Summary with each day's expected Senate schedule.

Schedule for Wednesday, July 30, 2014
The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.   Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.2569, the Brings Jobs Home Act. There will be 1 hour for debate equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. Upon the use or yielding back of time, ...
July 29, 2014

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Wrap Up

Our Wrap Up compiles Senate unanimous consent items and other business at the end of the legislative day.

Wrap Up for Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #952, Robert Alan McDonald, of Ohio, to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs; Confirmed: 97-0. Wyden-Hatch amendment #3582; Agreed to: 71-26 Carper-Corker-Boxer amendment #3583; Agreed to: 66-31 Lee amendment #3584; Not agreed to: 28-69 Toomey amendment #3585; Not agreed to: 47-50 Passage of H.R.5021, Highway and Transportation Funding ...
July 29, 2014

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Votes

Results of the latest Senate Roll Call votes.

Roll Call Vote on cloture on S.2569, Bring Jobs Home Act
10:50am, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on S.2569, the Bring ...
July 30, 2014

Roll Call Vote on Passage of H.R.5021, Highway Transportation Funding Act of 2014, as amended
6:58pm, the Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Passage of H.R.5021, Highway and Transportation Funding Act, as amended ...
July 29, 2014

Roll Call Vote on Toomey amendment #3585 (Exemptions – Damaged Road/Bridge reconstruction)
6:44pm, the Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Toomey amendment #3585 (Exemptions—Damaged Road/Bridge reconstruction)   Not agreed to: ...
July 29, 2014

Roll Call Vote on Lee amendment #3584 (devolution/text of S.1702)
6:28pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Lee amendment #3584 (devolution/text of S.1702)   Not agreed to: ...
July 29, 2014

Roll Call Vote on Carper-Corker-Boxer amendment #3583
6:08pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Carper-Corker-Boxer amendment #3583 (Date Change and Finance Committee-reported financing ...
July 29, 2014

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on S.2569, Bring Jobs Home Act

10:50am, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on S.2569, the Bring Jobs Home Act. Next: 1 roll call vote, 3 voice votes Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2648, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations (roll call vote) Confirmation of Executive Calendar #535 Cynthia H.…

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Cloture filed on Pryor nomination (11th Circuit)

Senator Reid file cloture on Executive Calendar #848, the nomination of Jill Pryor, of Georgia, to be United States Circuit Judge of the Eleventh Circuit. Unless an agreement can be reached, the cloture vote would occur one hour after the Senate convenes on Friday, August 1st.

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Up to 2 cloture votes @ 10:45am and 3 voice votes on Akuetteh, Moritsugu, and Kennedy nominations

At approximately 10:45am, there will be up to 2 cloture votes followed by voice votes on the Akuetteh, Moritsugu, and Kennedy nominations.   Motion to invoke cloture on S.2569, Bring Jobs Home Act (roll call), if cloture is invoked then: Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2648, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act…

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Schedule for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.   Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.2569, the Brings Jobs Home Act. There will be 1 hour for debate equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. Upon the use or yielding back of time, the…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #952, Robert Alan McDonald, of Ohio, to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs; Confirmed: 97-0. Wyden-Hatch amendment #3582; Agreed to: 71-26 Carper-Corker-Boxer amendment #3583; Agreed to: 66-31 Lee amendment #3584; Not agreed to: 28-69 Toomey amendment #3585; Not agreed to: 47-50 Passage of H.R.5021, Highway and Transportation Funding Act,…

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Agreement on Akuetteh, Moritsugu, and Kennedy nomination–up to 5 votes @ 10:45am tomorrow–only 2 roll call votes expected

Following the cloture vote the motion to proceed to S.2648 tomorrow (2nd vote in the 10:45am series tomorrow), the Senate will proceed to vote on confirmation of the Akuetteh, Moritsugu, and Kennedy nominations. We expect these nominations to be confirmed by voice votes.   At approximately 10:45am (depending on how much Leader time is used),…

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No more votes today

The Senate passed H.R.5021, Highway Transportation Funding Act, as amended, by a vote of 79-18. The Senate then resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to S.2648, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations. There will be no further roll call votes tonight. There will be up to 2 roll call votes around 10:45am tomorrow.   -          Cloture on…

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Roll Call Vote on Passage of H.R.5021, Highway Transportation Funding Act of 2014, as amended

6:58pm, the Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Passage of H.R.5021, Highway and Transportation Funding Act, as amended   Passed: 79-18

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Roll Call Vote on Toomey amendment #3585 (Exemptions – Damaged Road/Bridge reconstruction)

6:44pm, the Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Toomey amendment #3585 (Exemptions—Damaged Road/Bridge reconstruction)   Not agreed to: 47-50

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Roll Call Vote on Lee amendment #3584 (devolution/text of S.1702)

6:28pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Lee amendment #3584 (devolution/text of S.1702)   Not agreed to: 28-69.

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