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Senate Proceeding 04-05-11 on Apr 5th, 2011 :: 5:09:45 to 5:13:55
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Harry Reid

5:09:41 to 5:10:01( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: mr. reid: ask unanimous consent that at 1:00 a.m. wednesday, april 6, the senate resume consideration of s. 493 and the pending amendments be set asondes senator reid or his designee be recognized to call the following amendments: baucus 236, stabenow 277, rockefeller 215, coburn 217, coburn 223,

Harry Reid

5:09:45 to 5:13:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Harry Reid

Harry Reid

5:10:02 to 5:10:23( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: coburn 273, inouye 286. that the pending sanders amendment 207 be modified with the changes at the desk, the senate then proceed it a period of debate until 4:00 p.m. with the time equally divided between the two leaders or their designees, votes to the votes listed blow, baucus, stabenow,

Harry Reid

5:10:24 to 5:10:45( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: rockefeller 216, mcconnell 183, coburn 187, inouye, coburn 273. that there be no amendments prior to the votes and the motion to reconsider be made and laid on the table, all after the first vote be 10 minutes in duration, the amendments be subject to a 60-vote threshold for adoption.

Harry Reid

5:10:46 to 5:11:09( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: that upon the disposition of coburn amendment 273, amendment number 184 and 217 offered by senator coburn be agreed to, and that no amendments be in order to the coburn amendments 184 and 217 prior to their adoption, and all of the above occurring with no intervening action or debate. the presiding officer: is there objection? without objection, so ordered.

Harry Reid

5:11:10 to 5:11:32( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: mr. reid: mr. president, i appreciate everyone's patience in regard to getting this consent agreement. none of these votes are going to be easy, but they're votes that are necessary. mr. president, i would also say in relation to the statement

Harry Reid

5:11:33 to 5:11:54( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: made by my friend from colorado -- i forgot who is the senior senator between the senator in the chair -- the junior senator from colorado, the statement that he made, we're doing our very best to work something out on the c.r. that will fund the government until the end of this fiscal year. as has been reported in the

Harry Reid

5:11:55 to 5:12:15( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: press, i had a meeting with the speaker tonight at 4:00. we're still negotiating in good faith. we're not that far apart. and hopefully we can work something out. it's something we should be able to do, and certainly we're trying. as we speak you our people are

Harry Reid

5:12:16 to 5:12:40( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: working on this. so i want everyone to know that the government is not going to be shut down -- yet. there's still air in the tire, at least we still hav miles to travel. i hope we have enough air in the tire to get us where we need to

Harry Reid

5:12:42 to 5:13:02( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: go. i ask unanimous consent that the "help" committing discharged from consideration -- further consideration of s. 129 and the senate proceed to its consideration. the presiding clerk will report. the clerk: senate resolution 129, honoring the 29 coal miners who per arabed in the explosion

Harry Reid

5:13:03 to 5:13:23( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: at upper big branch mine in mt. call, west virginia. the presiding officer: without objection, the 0 committee is disarnled and the senate will proceed to the measure. mr. reid: i further ask that the resolution be agreed to, the preamble be agreed to, the motion to reconsider be laid on the table, there be in intervening action or debate and any statements relating to this matter be placed in the record

Harry Reid

5:13:24 to 5:13:37( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: at the appropriate place as if given. the presiding of objection. mr. reid: i would note the absence of a quorum. the presiding officer: the clerk will call the roll.

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