The Senate convened just after midnight in order to vote on the second calendar day (December 18, 2009) after a cloture motion was made on… read more
The Senate convened just after midnight in order to vote on the second calendar day (December 18, 2009) after a cloture motion was made on the fiscal year 2010 Defense spending bill. The motion passed 63 - 33. Senators had 30 hours in which to debate the funding bill, with a final vote expected on Saturday morning. All time during adjournment counted towards post-cloture debate. close
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