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  • Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015--Motion to Proceed--Continued


    A picture of Senator Barbara A. Mikulski

    Senator Barbara A. Mikulski

    From: MD

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-06-18

    MIKULSKI. Mr. President, we bring to the floor our fiscal year 2015 spending bill, but before the Republican leader leaves, as the Senator from Maryland, I too would like to join with great respect in...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-06-18

    McCONNELL. Mr. President, I thank my colleague from Maryland for her additional comments about this wonderful young man. Ms. MIKULSKI. Mr. President, today we bring to the floor on a bipartisan basis...



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    Senator Richard C. Shelby

    From: AL

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-06-18

    SHELBY. Mr. President, this morning I wish to join my longtime colleague and friend, the senior Senator from Maryland and chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senator Barbara Mikulski, in supporting...



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    Senator Patty Murray

    From: WA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-06-18

    MURRAY. Madam President, I am pleased the Senate is now considering appropriations bills that fund important segments of our Federal Government. Those include the agencies responsible for scientific...



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    Senator Susan M. Collins

    From: ME

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-06-18

    COLLINS. Madam President, I am told the Senator from Washington State has a very brief statement she would like to make. I ask unanimous consent that she be allowed up to 3 minutes to make her statement...



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    Senator Maria Cantwell

    From: WA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-06-18

    CANTWELL. Madam President, I thank the Senator from Maine. I will explain to her later how Maine continues to play a very interesting role in such an important issue. (The further remarks of Ms. Cantwell...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-06-18

    REID. I appreciate the chairman of the Appropriations Committee being so kind. There are 27 tribes in the State of Nevada, Native Americans. The issue regarding the name Redskins is very important...



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    Senator Roy Blunt

    From: MO

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-06-18

    BLUNT. Madam President, I am pleased to join the Senator from Arkansas in introducing this bill. He has been a great person to work with. [[Page S3783]] I also fully associate myself with his comments...



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    Senator John McCain

    From: AZ

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-06-18

    McCAIN. Madam President, I ask unanimous consent to address the Senate as if in morning business, and I wish to enter into a colloquy with the Senator from South Carolina when he arrives. The PRESIDING...



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    Senator Lindsey Graham

    From: SC

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-06-18

    GRAHAM. Will the Senator yield for a question? Mr. McCAIN. I wish to thank the Senator from South Carolina for showing up. Mr. GRAHAM. I am sorry I was late. Actually, I had an exchange with General...



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    Senator Bill Nelson

    From: FL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-06-18

    NELSON. Madam President, I find there are a number of things I agree with the Senator from Arizona on. One of the things I agree with the senior Senator from Arizona on is that Maliki needs to go. Otherwise,...



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    Senator John Barrasso

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-06-18

    BARRASSO. Madam President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mr. BARRASSO. Thank you, Madam President. ...



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    Senator Marco Rubio

    From: FL

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-06-18

    RUBIO. Madam President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded, and that I be recognized to speak as if in morning business. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection,...



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    Senator Charles E. Schumer

    From: NY

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-06-18

    SCHUMER. Madam President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Immigration...



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    Senator John Cornyn

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-06-18

    CORNYN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Immigration ...



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    Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

    From: RI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-06-18

    WHITEHOUSE. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Climate...



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    Senator Joe Manchin, III

    From: WV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-06-18

    MANCHIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. Brown). Without objection, it is so ordered. Tribute...



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    Senator Christopher A. Coons

    From: DE

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-06-18

    COONS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mr. COONS. Mr. President, I come to the floor...



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    Senator Orrin G. Hatch

    From: UT

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-06-18

    HATCH. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that I be permitted to deliver my remarks in full. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mr. HATCH. Mr. President, I ask unanimous...



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    Senator Sherrod Brown

    From: OH

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-06-18

    BROWN. Mr. President, yesterday I chaired, along with Congressman Smith, a Republican from New Jersey, the Congressional-Executive Committee on China. At this hearing, Terry Sefranek, a Clevelander actually...



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    Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr.

    From: PA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-06-18

    CASEY. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mr. CASEY. Mr. President, I ask unanimous...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-06-17

    REID. I move to proceed to Calendar No. 428, the appropriations matter we have been working on. The PRESIDENT pro tempore. The clerk will report. Motion to proceed to Calendar No. 428, H.R. 4660,...



    A picture of Senator Richard J. Durbin

    Senator Richard J. Durbin

    From: IL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-06-17

    DURBIN. I announce that the Senator from Pennsylvania (Mr. Casey) is necessarily absent. Mr. CORNYN. The following Senator is necessarily absent: the Senator from Mississippi (Mr. Cochran). The PRESIDING...



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    Senator John Cornyn

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-06-17

    CORNYN. The following Senator is necessarily absent: the Senator from Mississippi (Mr. Cochran). The PRESIDING OFFICER. Are there any other Senators in the Chamber desiring to vote? The yeas and...



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    Senator Robert Menendez

    From: NJ

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-06-17

    MENENDEZ. Madam President, I rise to speak to the 42 very well- qualified and very patient nominees who, through no fault of their own and certainly no fault of the Foreign Relations Committee and no...



    A picture of Senator Benjamin L. Cardin

    Senator Benjamin L. Cardin

    From: MD

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-06-17

    CARDIN. Madam President, first, I thank Senator Menendez for his incredible leadership on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. What Senator Menendez did not bring out is the number of hours our committee...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-06-17

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    A picture of Senator Harry Reid

    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-06-16

    REID. I now move to proceed to Calendar No. 428, the appropriations bill at the desk. The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. The clerk will report the motion. The legislative clerk read as follows: ...



    A picture of Senator Harry Reid

    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-06-12

    REID. Mr. President, I now move to proceed to Calendar No. 428. The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. The clerk will report the motion. The assistant legislative clerk read as follows: Motion to...



    A picture of Senator Christopher Murphy

    Senator Christopher Murphy

    From: CT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-06-12

    MURPHY. Mr. President, I thank both Majority Leader Reid and Chaplain Black for allowing Rabbi Ginsberg to open our session with what I thought was a very beautiful prayer challenging us to action and...