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  • Hire More Heroes Act of 2014--Motion to Proceed


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    Senator John Cornyn

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-14

    CORNYN. Mr. President, it pains me to say that almost every day brings a new story of reported scandals and a long list of failures and abuses within the Department of Veterans Affairs. The latest...



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    Senator Ron Wyden

    From: OR

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-14

    WYDEN. Mr. President, the Senate is now debating the EXPIRE Act. This is bipartisan legislation. I again thank the distinguished Senator from Utah Mr. Hatch. He has been so constructive in trying to...



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    Senator Charles E. Schumer

    From: NY

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-14

    SCHUMER. I ask unanimous consent that the Republicans control the time from 3 until 3:45 and the majority control the time from 3:45 until 4:30 p.m. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is...



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    Senator John McCain

    From: AZ

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-14

    McCAIN. Madam President, I thank the Senator from New York for his 5-minute speech. I am pleased to join today with my friend and colleague Senator Flake to express support for this diverse and historic...



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    Senator Jeff Flake

    From: AZ

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-14

    FLAKE. I thank the senior Senator from Arizona Mr. McCain for the work he has done to bring this panel forward with six judges to be confirmed this week. That is a big deal, a big deal for any State,...



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    Senator Roger F. Wicker

    From: MS

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-14

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 Madam President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded.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



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    Senator Patrick J. Leahy

    From: VT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-14

    LEAHY. Madam President, this week, we are voting to overcome Republican filibusters of seven highly qualified judicial nominees. Every single one of the nominees we will be voting on this week has been...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-13

    REID. Mr. President, I move to proceed to Calendar No. 332, which is the vehicle for the tax extenders we hope to do this week. The PRESIDENT pro tempore. The clerk will report the motion. The legislative...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-12

    REID. Mr. President, I move to proceed to Calendar No. 332, H.R. 3474. The PRESIDENT pro tempore. The clerk will report the motion. The legislative clerk read as follows: Motion to proceed...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-08

    REID. Mr. President, I move to proceed to Calendar No. 332, H.R. 3474. The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. The clerk will report the motion. The assistant legislative clerk read as follows: ...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-08

    McCONNELL. Mr. President, we are all pleased today to welcome Pastor Trevor Barton to the Senate as he delivered the opening prayer. Pastor Trevor, as everyone calls him, serves as lead pastor at Hawk...



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    Senator Chuck Grassley

    From: IA

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-08

    GRASSLEY. Mr. President, I come to the Senate floor to discuss a pending nomination, that of Harvard Law School Professor David Barron to a seat on the First Circuit Court of Appeals. This nomination...



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    Senator Jack Reed

    From: RI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-08

    REED. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. Without objection, it is so ordered. Energy...



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    Senator Patrick J. Leahy

    From: VT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-08

    LEAHY. Mr. President, earlier today, the ranking member requested that the administration provide materials relating to Anwar Al-Awlaki so that all Senators would be able to properly evaluate Mr. Barron's...



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    Senator Jeanne Shaheen

    From: NH

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-08

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