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  • Nomination of Pamela Harris to Be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit--Continued


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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-28

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



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    Senator Bill Nelson

    From: FL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-28

    NELSON. 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 President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded.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. ...



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    Senator Jeff Sessions

    From: AL

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-28

    SESSIONS. Mr. President, we are entering a momentous week. Congress must face the reality that President Obama is moving towards a decision whereby he would issue Executive orders in direct contravention...



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    Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

    From: RI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-28

    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 President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded.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. Highway Trust...



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    Senator Christopher A. Coons

    From: DE

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-28

    COONS. Madam President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. [[Page S4981]] The PRESIDING OFFICER (Ms. Hirono). Without objection, it is so ordered. ...



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    Senator Chuck Grassley

    From: IA

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-28

    GRASSLEY. Madam President, last week I explained why I oppose the nomination of Pamela Harris to the Fourth Circuit. I wish to raise several other aspects of her record that I find troubling, but before...



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    Senator Orrin G. Hatch

    From: UT

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-28

    HATCH. Madam President, I rise to speak about a subject that troubles me greatly: the state of affairs in this body, the U.S. Senate. I spoke on the floor last week about how the Senate has historically...



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    Senator Ron Wyden

    From: OR

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-28

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



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    Senator Benjamin L. Cardin

    From: MD

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-28

    CARDIN. 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. CARDIN. Madam President, in a few...



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    Senator Richard J. Durbin

    From: IL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-28

    DURBIN. I announce that the Senator from Alaska (Mr. Begich), the Senator from Louisiana (Ms. Landrieu), and the Senator from Hawaii (Mr. Schatz) are necessarily absent. Mr. CORNYN. The following Senators...



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    Senator John Cornyn

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-28

    CORNYN. The following Senators are necessarily absent: the Senator from Tennessee (Mr. Alexander), the Senator from Alaska (Ms. Murkowski), the Senator from Florida (Mr. Rubio), and the Senator from...



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    Senator Tammy Baldwin

    From: WI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-24

    BALDWIN. Madam President, we have an opportunity to address an issue of concern to foresting communities in Wisconsin and across the Nation in the emergency supplemental appropriations bill now pending...



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    Senator Dean Heller

    From: NV

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-24

    HELLER. Madam President, last week the Washington Post ran an opinion piece titled ``Moral clarity in Gaza.'' The thesis of the article states that Israel is not interested in cross-border violence;...



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    Senator Orrin G. Hatch

    From: UT

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-24

    HATCH. Madam President, I wish to compliment the distinguished Senator from Nevada for his very cogent remarks. They are true, and I appreciate his leadership on this matter. ...



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    Senator Richard J. Durbin

    From: IL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-24

    DURBIN. I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. [[Page S4880]] Child Refugee...



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    Senator Rob Portman

    From: OH

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-24

    PORTMAN. Madam President, earlier today the Senate voted to proceed to debate on legislation called the Bring Jobs Home Act. It is about tax reform. It is about the tax system in this country. I am...



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    Senator Marco Rubio

    From: FL

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-24

    RUBIO. Madam President, I ask to be recognized as if in morning business. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection. Israeli-Gaza Conflict Mr. RUBIO. Thank you, Madam President. ...



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    Senator Jeff Sessions

    From: AL

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-24

    SESSIONS. Mr. President, we are dealing with a very disturbing crisis on our borders. The situation that has developed is unbelievable. It is unbelievable how rapidly it has developed, but it has, indeed,...



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    Senator Ted Cruz

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-24

    CRUZ. Mr. President, I thank my friend, the junior Senator from Alabama, for his very kind comments and for his relentless leadership in defense of the rule of law and standing against amnesty. What...



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    Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

    From: RI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-24

    WHITEHOUSE. Thank you, Madam President. This is my 75th ``Time to Wake Up'' speech, something of a minor benchmark, I suppose. I come here urging my colleagues to wake up to the threat of climate change....



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-24

    McCONNELL. Madam President, I ask unanimous consent that the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Supporting Israel Mr....



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-24

    REID. Madam President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mrs. Shaheen). Without objection, it is so ordered. ...