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  • Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2014--Motion to Proceed--Continued


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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-24

    REID. Mr. President, I move to proceed to Calendar No. 195, which is the continuing resolution. The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. The clerk will report the motion. The assistant bill clerk read as...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-24

    McCONNELL. Mr. President, about 4 years ago I mounted a campaign right here on the Senate floor against a bill that would come to be known as ObamaCare. Nearly every day we were in session, I spoke about...



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    Senator Barbara A. Mikulski

    From: MD

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-24

    MIKULSKI. Madam President, as the chair of the Appropriations Committee, I rise to oppose the continuing resolution the House passed last week [[Page S6700]] on a party-line vote of 230 to 189. On...



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    Senator Richard J. Durbin

    From: IL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-24

    DURBIN. Madam President, it is my understanding that under unanimous consent the Senator from Texas is to be recognized, but I ask if he would allow me 5 minutes to follow the Senator from Maryland and...



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    Senator Ted Cruz

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-24

    CRUZ. Madam President, I rise today in opposition to ObamaCare. I rise today in an effort to speak for 26 million Texans and for 300 million Americans. All across this country Americans are suffering...



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    Senator Mike Lee

    From: UT

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-24

    LEE. Will the Senator yield for a question? Mr. CRUZ. I am happy to yield for a question without yielding the floor. Mr. LEE. I would ask my distinguished colleague, the Senator from Texas, a series...



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    Senator David Vitter

    From: LA

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-24

    VITTER. Will the Senator yield for a question? Mr. CRUZ. I am happy to yield for a question without yielding the floor. Mr. VITTER. I thank the Senator. Does he acknowledge that he understands, as...



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    Senator Rand Paul

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2013-09-24

    PAUL. Would the Senator yield for a question? Mr. CRUZ. I am happy to yield for a question without yielding the floor. Mr. PAUL. You know, Senators do not always ask for advice from other Senators....



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    Senator Pat Roberts

    From: KS

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-24

    ROBERTS. Would the courageous Senator from Texas yield for a question? Mr. CRUZ. I yield for a question without yielding the floor. Mr. ROBERTS. Let me ask the Senator a question to cut to the chase....



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    Senator Jeff Sessions

    From: AL

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-24

    SESSIONS. Madam President, will the Senator yield for a question? Mr. CRUZ. I am happy to yield for a question without yielding the floor. Mr. SESSIONS. By chance, or maybe because of the significance...



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    Senator Marco Rubio

    From: FL

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-24

    RUBIO. I thank the Senator for his efforts here today and in the weeks that led us here. I ask the Senator from Texas--let me preface this by saying so much of the focus--if you read the coverage, all...



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    Senator Michael B. Enzi

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-24

    ENZI. Through the Chair, would the Senator yield for a question, retaining the floor? Mr. CRUZ. I am happy to yield for a question without yielding the floor. Mr. ENZI. I want to thank the Senator...



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    Senator James M. Inhofe

    From: OK

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-24

    INHOFE. Will the Senator yield for a question? Mr. CRUZ. I am happy to yield for a question without yielding the floor. Mr. INHOFE. A lot of people have forgotten the cost of this. I would like to...



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    Senator Tim Kaine

    From: VA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-24

    KAINE. I thank the Senator. I would ask the Senator to yield for a series of questions around two issues--first, comments the Senator made earlier about helpful reforms that could be made to the health...



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    Senator Ted Cruz

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-24

    CRUZ. I appreciate the question from the Senator from Virginia. I would note, I do not think we should shut anything down except ObamaCare. I think we should fund it all. Indeed, I have indicated a willingness--the...



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    Senator Tim Kaine

    From: VA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-24

    KAINE. So the Senator will not vote to continue government operations unless ObamaCare is defunded? Mr. CRUZ. The Senator from Virginia is correct, and I have stated that I will not vote for a continuing...



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    Senator Mike Lee

    From: UT

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-24

    LEE. Will the Senator yield for a question? Mr. CRUZ. I am happy to yield for a question without yielding the floor. Mr. LEE. As I listened to the Senator's remarks, I am reminded of many events...



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    Senator Marco Rubio

    From: FL

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-24

    RUBIO. Would the Senator from Texas yield for a question without yielding the floor? Mr. CRUZ. I am happy to yield to my friend from Florida for a question without yielding the floor. Mr. RUBIO....



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    Senator Pat Roberts

    From: KS

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-24

    ROBERTS. Mr. President, would the distinguished Senator from Texas yield for a question? Mr. CRUZ. I am happy to yield for a question without yielding the floor. Mr. ROBERTS. How is the Senator doing? ...



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    Senator James M. Inhofe

    From: OK

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-24

    INHOFE. Will the Senator yield for a procedural question? Mr. CRUZ. I am happy to yield for a question without yielding the floor. Mr. INHOFE. Last night at 10 o'clock I was privileged to be down...



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    Senator Rand Paul

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2013-09-24

    PAUL. Will the Senator from Texas yield for a question? Mr. CRUZ. I am happy to yield for a question of the Senator from Kentucky without yielding the floor. Mr. PAUL. There has been some discussion....



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    Senator David Vitter

    From: LA

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-24

    VITTER. Will the Senator yield for questions and comments without yielding the floor? Mr. CRUZ. I am happy to yield to my friend from Louisiana for a question without yielding the floor. Mr. VITTER....



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    Senator Richard J. Durbin

    From: IL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-24

    DURBIN assumed the Chair.) Mr. ROBERTS. On that point, would the Senator yield for a question? Mr. CRUZ. I am happy to yield for a question without yielding the floor. Mr. ROBERTS. There are six...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-24

    REID. Madam President, is there a consent? Mr. CRUZ. I want to clarify. I have the floor. I have not yielded the floor to anyone. Neither the majority leader nor any other Member has the right of recognition...



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    Senator Jeff Sessions

    From: AL

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-24

    SESSIONS. Will the Senator yield for a question? Mr. CRUZ. I yield for a question without yielding the floor. The PRESIDING OFFICER. The majority leader. Mr. REID. Parliamentary inquiry, Madam President. ...



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    Senator James E. Risch

    From: ID

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-24

    RISCH. Madam President, will the good Senator yield for a question without yielding the floor? Mr. CRUZ. I am happy to yield for a question without yielding the floor, although I would note we have...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-23

    REID. Mr. President, I move to proceed to Calendar No. 195, H.J. Res. 59, which is the continuing resolution. The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. The clerk will report the resolution. The legislative...



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    Senator Ted Cruz

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-23

    CRUZ. Mr. President, does the Senator yield? Mr. REID. No. Mr. CRUZ. Well, I object. The majority leader asked for consent, and I object. Mr. REID. OK. The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. The Senate...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-23

    REID. I suggest the absence of a quorum. The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. The clerk will call the roll. The legislative clerk proceeded to call the roll. Mr. BOOZMAN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous...



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    Senator John Boozman

    From: AR

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-23

    BOOZMAN. 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. Honoring...



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    Senator Bill Nelson

    From: FL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-23

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



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    Senator Jeff Sessions

    From: AL

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-23

    SESSIONS. 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. Mr. SESSIONS. Mr. President,...



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    Senator Ted Cruz

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-23

    CRUZ. 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. CRUZ. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent...



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    Senator John McCain

    From: AZ

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-23

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



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    Senator Mike Lee

    From: UT

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-23

    LEE. 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. LEE. Mr. President, on Friday a unified...