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Senate Proceeding on Mar 10th, 2011 :: 7:09:20 to 7:15:30
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Harry Reid

7:09:20 to 7:15:30( Edit History Discussion )
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Harry Reid

7:09:30 to 7:09:53( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: quorum mr. reid: mr. president? the presiding officer: the leader. mr. reid: i ask unanimous consent the equ be terminated. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. reid: i now move to proceed to calendar number 17, s. 493. the presiding officer: the clerk will the clerk: motion to proceed to calendar number 17, s. 493, a bill to re-authorize and improve

Harry Reid

7:09:54 to 7:10:15( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: the sbir and sttr programs, and for other purposes. mr. reid: mr. president, i have a cloture motion at the desk and ask that it be the presiding officer: the clerk will report. the clerk: cloture motion, we, the undersigned senators, in accordance with the provisions of rule 22 of the standing rules of the senate, hereby move to bring to a close the debate on the motion to proceed to

Harry Reid

7:10:16 to 7:10:37( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: calendar number 17, s. 493, a bill to re-authorize and improve the sbir and sttr programs, and for other purposes. signed by 17 senators, as follows -- mr. reid: mr. president, i ask consent the names be waived, the reading of the names. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. reid: i now ask unanimous consent the cloture vote occur

Harry Reid

7:10:38 to 7:10:59( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: immediately following the senate's action in executive session on monday, march 14. further, the mandatory quorum under rule 22 be waived. the presiding of objection. mr. reid: i now withdraw my motion, mr. president. the presiding officer: the senator has that right. mr. reid: mr. president, i'm disappointed that i had to file cloture on a bill as important as this one.

Harry Reid

7:11:00 to 7:11:20( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: we were going to have a new day here in the senate. i just think that it's really too bad. this is the small business innovation bill. i know everyone knows we have had an open amendment process here. people can offer amendments on anything they want. i think this is really

Harry Reid

7:11:21 to 7:11:45( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: suggestive of maybe something that i don't understand. why wouldn't my republican colleagues want us to move to a small business bill, to help create jobs? we're told that 85% of all the jobs in america are small business jobs. shouldn't we be trying to help them? that's what we have been working on. we haven't been doing all these

Harry Reid

7:11:46 to 7:12:07( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: things, these messages, cutting out programs for little boys and girls who want to learn to read, cutting pell grants for young men and women who are in college, cutting the ability of renewable energy projects to go forward.

Harry Reid

7:12:08 to 7:12:29( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: and all of these other messages that they're sending to the american people. we're here trying to create jobs. we have spent this congress over here in the senate on bipartisan issues, creating jobs. f.a.a., 280,000 jobs. we just finished within the last few hours the bill that will

Harry Reid

7:12:30 to 7:12:51( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: change the patent system in this country, that's needed changing for 60 years, and we've done that. and now they're blocking our going to a small business bill, another bipartisan bill. senator snowe, the ranking member of that committee, has worked with senator landrieu to move this bill forward. why -- who's holding up our going to this very important

Harry Reid

7:12:52 to 7:13:13( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: jobs bill? i hope the republicans in the house are understanding what we're doing over here, creating jobs. with those two bills i've just mentioned, the patent bill and the bill dealing with the federal aviation administration, that's 580,000 jobs.

Harry Reid

7:13:14 to 7:13:35( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: 580,000 jobs. so i'm very disappointed that i have to file cloture on proceeding to a small business jobs bill. mr. president, i now ask consent that the senate proceed to a period of morning business, senators permitted to speak for up to ten minutes each. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. reid: i ask unanimous consent the senate proceed to executive session to consider

Harry Reid

7:13:36 to 7:13:56( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: calendar number 41, the nomination be confirmed, motion to reconsider be laid on the table -- i'm sorry. the motion to reconsider be considered made and laid on the table, there be no intervening action or debate, and that no further motion be in order to the nomination, that any related statements be printed in the record, that president obama be immediately notified of the senate's action and the senate then resume legislative session.

Harry Reid

7:13:57 to 7:14:18( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: the presiding officer: without objection. mr. reid:: i ask unanimous consent on monday, march 14, at 4:30 p.m., the senate proceed to executive session to consider calendar number 10, that there be one hour of debate equally divided in the usual form and upon the use or yielding back the time the senate proceed to vote with no intervening action

Harry Reid

7:14:19 to 7:14:39( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: or debate on calendar number 10. the motion to reconsider be considered made and laid on the table with no further intervening action or debate, statements be printed in the record, that the president be immediately notified of the senate's action and the senate then resume legislative session. the presiding officer: without

Harry Reid

7:14:40 to 7:15:00( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: objection. mr. reid: mr. president, i ask unanimous consent that when the senate completes its business today, it adjourn until 2:00 p.m. on monday, march 14. following the prayer and pledge, the journal of proceedings be approved to date, the morning hour be deemed expired, the time for the two leaders be reserved for their use later in the day. following any leader remarks, there be a period of morning business until 4:30 p.m. with

Harry Reid

7:15:01 to 7:15:22( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: senators permitted to speak for up to ten minutes each. fol? following morning business, the senate proceed to executive session, provided previous order. officer without objection. mr. reid: senators should expect two roll call volts beginning 5 clock:30 p.m. monday. the first on the confirmation of executive calendar number 10,

Harry Reid

7:15:23 to 7:15:31( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: nomination of james emanue boasberg to be a united states district judge for the district of columbia. the second vote will be on a motion to invoke cloture to the motion to proceed to calendar

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