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  • Nomination of Henry J. Aaron to Be a Member of the Social Security Advisory Board


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    Senator Ron Wyden

    From: OR

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-09-08

    WYDEN. Mr. President, at an important time for the Social Security program, the Senate now votes on three nominations to the Social Security Advisory Board which the Congress established to provide...



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    Senator Benjamin L. Cardin

    From: MD

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-09-08

    CARDIN. Mr. President, I support all three of these nominations, but I want to talk a moment about Dr. Henry Aaron. I have had a chance to work over my legislative career with Dr. Aaron. I do not know...



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    Senator Orrin G. Hatch

    From: UT

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-09-08

    HATCH. Mr. President, I ask for the yeas and nays. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Is there a sufficient second? There is a sufficient second. The clerk will call the roll. The bill clerk called the roll. ...



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    Senator Richard J. Durbin

    From: IL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-09-08

    DURBIN. I announce that the Senator from New York (Mrs. Gillibrand) is necessarily absent. Mr. CORNYN. The following Senators are necessarily absent: the Senator from Missouri (Mr. Blunt) and the Senator...



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    Senator John Cornyn

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-09-08

    CORNYN. The following Senators are necessarily absent: the Senator from Missouri (Mr. Blunt) and the Senator from Alaska (Ms. Murkowski). The PRESIDING OFFICER. Are there any other Senators in the...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-09-08

    REID. Mr. President, have we finished all of our work on the last vote? The PRESIDING OFFICER. The last vote has concluded. Mr. REID. Mr. President, we are now going to have three voice votes on...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-09-08

    REID. I ask unanimous consent that all time be yielded back. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. The question is, Will the Senate advise and consent to the nomination of Henry...