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  • Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2014--Motion to Proceed--Continued


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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-06

    REID. Mr. President, I move to proceed to Calendar No. 368, S. 2262, which is the Shaheen-Portman energy efficiency legislation. The PRESIDENT pro tempore. The clerk will report the motion. The legislative...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-06

    McCONNELL. Mr. President, let me briefly make a few observations about some of the majority leader's opening comments this morning. As he knows full well, Senator Vitter dropped his request for an ObamaCare...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-06

    REID. Mr. President, because of the conversation with Senator McConnell and me, the time ran much longer than it normally does, so I ask unanimous consent that the vote occur at 11:15 rather than 11....



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    Senator Richard J. Durbin

    From: IL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-06

    DURBIN. Mr. President, I note on the floor the presence of Senators Moran, Cornyn, and Warren. May I enter into a consent agreement as to the sequence of speaking? I ask unanimous consent that after...



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    Senator John Cornyn

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-06

    CORNYN. Mr. President, responding to the question of the distinguished majority whip, through the Chair, it would help if we could alternate between sides, if that is acceptable. Mr. DURBIN. It is...



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    Senator Jerry Moran

    From: KS

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-06

    MORAN. Mr. President, there is no group of Americans whom I hold in higher regard than our Nation's veterans. Their service and sacrifice have allowed us to live in the strongest, freest, greatest country...



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    Senator Elizabeth Warren

    From: MA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-06

    WARREN. I yield the floor. The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. Coons). The Senator from New Hampshire. Mrs. SHAHEEN. Mr. President, I am on the floor today to discuss the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness...



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    Senator Jeanne Shaheen

    From: NH

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-06

    SHAHEEN. Mr. President, I am on the floor today to discuss the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act--which is why we call it Shaheen-Portman; it is a faster way to refer to it. It is a...



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    Senator Patrick J. Leahy

    From: VT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-06

    LEAHY. Mr. President, next week we are going to commemorate National Police Week, a time when the Nation pays tribute to the sacrifices made by all those who serve in law enforcement, particularly those...



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    Senator John Thune

    From: SD

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-06

    THUNE. Madam President, I ask unanimous consent that at the conclusion of my remarks, the Senator from Wyoming Mr. Barrasso be recognized, followed by the Senator from Arkansas Mr. Pryor. Madam President,...



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    Senator John Barrasso

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-06

    BARRASSO. Madam President, today President Obama is doing televised events talking about climate change. According to press reports, the President is ready to pivot to the environment as an issue. ...



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    Senator Bernard Sanders

    From: VT

    Party: Independent

    Date: 2014-05-06

    SANDERS. Mr. President, I rise today to speak about one of the great crises facing our country; that is, the high cost of college, and the fact that hundreds and thousands of young people who are bright...



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    Senator Lisa Murkowski

    From: AK

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-06

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



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-06

    REID. We are going to have, as indicated, a briefing on Ukraine at 5:30 this evening. I alert all Senators we will do our utmost to start at 5:30, and we must end at 6:30. We need everybody on time....



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    Senator Claire McCaskill

    From: MO

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-06

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



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    Senator Ron Wyden

    From: OR

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-06

    WYDEN. 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. WYDEN. Mr. President, I rise today to...



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    Senator Lamar Alexander

    From: TN

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-06

    ALEXANDER. Mr. President, on behalf of the distinguished Senator from Illinois, Mr. Durbin, I ask unanimous consent that he and I and the Senator from Wyoming, Mr. Enzi, and the Senator from North Dakota,...



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    Senator Heidi Heitkamp

    From: ND

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-06

    HEITKAMP. Mr. President, first I want to say what an honor it has been for me to participate in any amount of leadership on this issue here on the floor of the Senate with such incredible leaders as...



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    Senator Michael B. Enzi

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-06

    ENZI. Mr. President, I thank Senator Alexander for the leadership he has shown on this bill. We had a much more extensive bill designed, and I worked on it for all of the years he mentioned, which is...



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    Senator Richard J. Durbin

    From: IL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-06

    DURBIN. Mr. President, I wish to thank my colleague from Wyoming. The most frequently asked question, no matter where I appear in Illinois or at fundraising events, is, Why can't you folks get along...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-05

    REID. Mr. President, I move to proceed to Calendar No. 368, S. 2262, the Shaheen-Portman energy efficiency legislation. The PRESIDENT pro tempore. The clerk will report the motion. The legislative...



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    Senator Amy Klobuchar

    From: MN

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-05

    KLOBUCHAR. Mr. President, I would like to thank the leader for his superb leadership on tourism. Anyone who represents the State of Nevada understands how important tourism is to our States and to our...



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    Senator Amy Klobuchar

    From: MN

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-05

    KLOBUCHAR. I rise today to urge my colleagues to pass the Stopping Tax Offenders and Prosecuting Identity Theft Act of 2013. Before we have another year--yet another year--of criminals stealing the...



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    Senator Ted Cruz

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-05

    CRUZ. Mr. President, reserving the right to object, I commend my friend from Minnesota for her very good bill. This bill is good policy. It is supported by both Democrats and Republicans, as she noted....



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    Senator Rob Portman

    From: OH

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-05

    PORTMAN. Mr. President, I rise this evening to urge my colleagues to support the energy legislation we hope to bring to the floor this week. We are still working through some of the possible amendments...



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    Senator Jeff Merkley

    From: OR

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-05

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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-01

    REID. Mr. President, I move to proceed to Calendar No. 368, S. 2262, the Shaheen-Portman energy efficiency legislation. The assistant legislative clerk read as follows: Motion to proceed to...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-01

    McCONNELL. Mr. President, I too want to comment on the great service of Terry Gainer and Daryl Chappelle. Our departing Sergeant at Arms, Terry Gainer, whose decade-plus period of Senate service has...