The Senate Is Not In Session - Next Session Tuesday, October 23 At 4:30 PM
Senate Session - July 16, 2012

The Senate took up the Campaign Finance Disclosures Act. At 5:00 p.m. they proceed to executive session to consider the nomination of Kevin McNulty to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey.

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    Senate Vote 179 - On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed (Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S3369)

    DISCLOSE Act of 2012 Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light On Spending in Elections Act of 2012

    Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Rejected (51 - 44)
    Yea
    Nay

    Vote Details: Yea - 50
    Democratic - 48
    Independent - 2

    Vote Details: Nay - 44
    Republican - 43
    Democratic - 1

    Vote Details: Not Voting - 5
    Republican - 4
    Democratic - 1

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    TO PUBLIC OFFICE, THE DISTINCTION BETWEEN CORPORATE AND HUMAN SPEAKERS IS…

    TO PUBLIC OFFICE, THE DISTINCTION BETWEEN CORPORATE AND HUMAN SPEAKERS IS SIGNIFICANT. ALTHOUGH THEY MAKE ENORMOUS CONTRIBUTIONS TO OUR SOCIETY, CORPORATIONS ARE NOT ACTUALLY MEMBERS OF IT. THEY CANNOT VOTE OR RUN FOR OFFICE BECAUSE THEY MAY BE MANAGED OR CONTROLLED BY NONRESIDENTS, THEIR INTERESTS MAY CONFLICT IN FUNDAMENTAL RESPECTS WITH THE INTERESTS OF ELIGIBLE VOTERS. THE FINANCIAL RESOURCES, LEGAL STRUCTURE, AND INSTRUMENTAL ORIENTATION OF CORPORATIONS RAISE LEGITIMATE CONCERNS ABOUT THEIR ROLE IN THE ELECTORAL PROCESS. OUR LAWMAKERS HAVE A COMPELLING CONSTITUTIONAL BASIS, IF NOT ALSO A DEMOCRATIC DUTY, TO TAKE MEASURES DESIGNED TO GUARD AGAINST THE POTENTIALLY DELETERIOUS EFFECTS OF ELECTIONS IN NATIONAL AND LOCAL RACES." SO HERE IS THE ESTEEMED JUSTICE SAYING, NOT ONLY -- NOT ONLY IS THERE COMPELLING CONSTITUTIONAL BASIS BUT PROBABLY A DEMOCRATIC DUTY. AND WHAT IS HE TALKING ABOUT? HE IS TALKING ABOUT THIS, "WE THE PEOPLE," THE FIRST THREE WORDS OF OUR CONSTITUTION, THE VISION THAT WE HAVE A DEMOCRACY, THAT WE HAVE A REPRESENTATIVE FORM OF GOVERNMENT, WE HAVE A REPUBLIC, THAT IT IS CENTERED AROUND, AS PRESIDENT LINCOLN SO APTLY DESCRIBED, A GOVERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE, BY THE PEOPLE, AND FOR THE PEOPLE. WE HAVE A DUTY TO PROTECT THAT. MONTANA HAD A DUTY TO PROTECT THAT 100 YEARS AGO. EARLIER THIS EVENING, SENATOR TESTER WAS HERE ON THE FLOOR AND HE WAS SPEAKING ABOUT THE 100-YEAR PRESENT THAT THE SUPREME COURT DELIVERED. THAT IS, MONTANA SAID 1 00 YEARS AGO, COMPANIES THROUGH A VARIETY OF MEANS HAVE TAKEN OVER OUR STATE. IT IS NO LONGER A GOVERNMENT BY THE PEOPLE. AND SO WE'RE GOING TO TAKE IT BACK. WE'RE GOING TO EXCLUDE CORPORATIONS FROM THE ELECTORAL PROCESS. AND THEY'VE DONE THAT FOR 100 YEARS, WITH THE PURPOSE, THE DIRECT PURPOSE OF PEOPLE, NOT COMPANIES, CONTROLLING THEIR STATE. THAT IS THE DEMOCRATIC DUTY THAT JUSTICE JOHN PAUL STEVENS IS SPEAKING TO. SO THE PEOPLE OF MONTANA WERE VERY UPSET ABOUT CITIZENS UNITED. THERE WERE SOME FOLKS THAT SAID, WELL, CITIZENS UNITED IS THE CASE. SURELY MONTANA CAN'T CONTINUE TO KEEP COMPANIES OR CORPORATIONS OUT OF THEIR ELECTORAL PROCESS. SO WE'LL CHALLENGE THAT. AND THAT CHALLENGE WENT ALL THE WAY TO THE SUPREME COURT, AND THE SUPREME COURT BASICALLY ISSUED A SUMMARY JUDGMENT, A JUDGMENT IN WHICH THEY SAID, WE'RE NOT GOING TO LOOK AT THE FACTS FROM MONTANA. WE'RE NOT GOING TO LOOK AT THE 100-YEAR HISTORY OF WHY THE PEOPLE OF MONTANA CHOSE TO FIGHT FOR "WE THE PEOPLE PEOPLE." WE'RE NOT GOING TO CONSIDER ANY INFORMATION AT ALL. WE'RE JUST GOING TO SUMMARILY DECIDE THAT THIS CASE WILL NOT STAND AND WE'RE GOING TO THROW OUT THE MONTANA LAW. WELL, THAT IS SOME GIFT TO THE PEOPLE OF MONTANA WHO WERE FIGHTING FOR "WE THE PEOPLE." YOU KNOW, THIS IS WHY I'M -- I THOUGHT MIGHT SUMMARIZE CITIZENS UNITED IN THE FOLLOWING FOLLOWING. CITIZENS UNITED, FIVE JUSTICES OF THE SUPREME COURT WHO HAVE TAKEN THE FIRST THREE WORDS OF THE CONSTITUTION. THEY HAVE "X $" OUT "PEOPLE" AND HAVE WRITTEN IN "POWERFUL." WE THE POWERFUL. THAT'S WHAT CITIZENS UNITED IS ALL ABOUT. NOW, I'M DEEPLY DISTURBED THAT OUR SUPREME COURT MADE A FINDING EFFECT IN CITIZENS UNITED THAT UNLIMITED, SECRET MONEY, NOT JUST DARK POOLS OF UNREGULATED CASH BUT OCEANS, VAST OCEANS OF UNREGULATED, UNDISCLOSED, SECRET MONEY BEING UTILIZED IN THE ELECTORAL PROCESS, WITHOUT THE PEOPLE HAVING ANY RIGHT TO KNOW, THAT'S -- THAT'S WHAT THE SUPREME COURT SAID IS JUST FINE, AND THAT'S WHAT ATTACKS "WE THE PEOPLE" IN FAVOR OF "WE THE POWERFUL." NOW, NOT A SINGLE MEMBER OF THE SUPREME COURT HAS RUN FOR OFFICE, TO MY KNOWLEDGE. NOT A SINGLE MEMBER OF THE SUPREME COURT HAS SERVED IN ELECTED OFFICE TO MY KNOWLEDGE. I'M HAPPY TO STAND CORRECTED, IF ANY OF MY COLLEAGUES NO OTHERWISE. SO PERHAPS THEY DIDN'T HAVE THE PERSONAL EXPERIENCE TO UNDERSTAND THE TYPES OF THINGS THAT MY COLLEAGUE FROM RHODE ISLAND WAS SPEAKING ABOUT; THAT FOLKS WHO CAN WIELD HUGE SUMS IN ELECTIONS NOT ONLY HAVE INFLUENCE IN ELECTIONS, BUT THEY CAN USE IT AS A LEVER TO CORRUPT THE VERY PROCESS WE'RE IN TONIGHT, THE DEBATE AND VOTING ON BILLS. SO YOU WOULD THINK THAT AT A MINIMUM THE NINE JUSTICES, KNOWING THEY MAY NOT HAVE THE PERSONAL EXPERIENCE, BUT KNOWING THEY NEED TO MAKE A FINDING IN ORDER TO PROCEED, WOULD WANT TO HEAR ALL THE EVIDENCE. BUT, INSTEAD, WHAT THE FIVE JUSTICES DID IN SUMMARILY DISMISSING THE CASE FROM MONTANA WAS TO COVER THEIR EARS, COVER THEIR EYES, AND SAY, FACTS DON'T MATTER. CORRUPTION DOESN'T MATTER. THE CORROSIVE INFLUENCE OF VAST OCEANS OF SECRET MONEY DOESN'T MATTER. AND THAT IS SIMPLY WRONG. I MUST SAY, WHEN I THINK ABOUT WHAT WE ARE DOING HERE ON THIS FLOOR TO FIGHT, TO HAVE A SENATE AND A HOUSE THAT ARE ALL ABOUT WHAT PRESIDENT LINCOLN DESCRIBED AS "OF THE PEOPLE, BY THE PEOPLE, AND FOR THE PEOPLE," AND ACROSS THE STREET WE HAVE A SUPREME COURT DETERMINED TO TEAR DOWN THE FUNDAMENTAL HEART OF OUR CONSTITUTION, THAT IS COMPLETELY WRONG, AND THEY WON'T EVEN LISTEN TO THE FACTS IN ORDER TO UNDERSTAND THE ISSUE THEY ARE ADDRESSING. IT'S SO IMPORTANT FOR AMERICANS ACROSS THIS NATION ON THE RIGHT AND ON THE LEFT TO UNDERSTAND THAT THIS IS AN ATTACK ON THEIR POWER AS A CITIZEN TO CHART THE COURSE OF THEIR COMMUNITY, THEIR STATE, AND OUR NATION. I THINK THAT I'LL JUST CONCLUDE MY REMARKS -- I HAVE A LOT OF FACTS AND HISTORY HERE THAT I THOUGHT ABOUT PRESENTING TONIGHT, BUT I THINK THE DISCUSSION WE'VE BEEN HAVING IS REALLY AT THE HEART OF THIS, THAT AS WE WRESTLE WITH THE FUNDAMENTAL CHALLENGES FACING OUR NATION, A SHRINKING MIDDLE CLASS BECAUSE WE'RE LOSING MANUFACTURING) AND WE NEED -- MANUFACTURING JOBS, AND WE NEED UNDERSTAND WHY THAT'S HAPPENING AND HOW WE CAN CREATE MIDDLE-CLASS JOBS IN THIS NATION. NATION WHERE HEALTH CARE IS BECOMING MORE AND MORE EXPENSIVE, AN EMUST CHALLENGE FOR FAMILIES, A -- AN ENORMOUS CHALLENGE FOR FAMILIES. A NATION WHERE WE'RE BECOMING A GROUP WHOSE CHILDREN ARE GETTING LESS EDUCATION THAN WE GOT. FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, WE AS PARENTS ARE SEEING OUR CHILDREN GET LESS EDUCATION. THOSE PROBLEMS, AS WE TACKLE THEM, ARE NOT SERVED BY VAST OCEANS OF SECRET MONEY WEIGHING IN ON ELECTIONS, BECAUSE THAT MONEY DOES NOT COME FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF FIGHTING FOR THE HEALTH AND WELFARE OF THE CITIZENS OF OUR NATION. OUR FOREFATHERS AND FOREMOTHERS TALKED ABOUT IN ORDER TO CREATE A MORE PERFECT UNION, TO ENABLE CITIZENS THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS, PROVIDE FOR THE GENERAL DEFENSE -- THESE FUNDAMENTAL THINGS -- NONE OF THOSE ARE THE POINT OR GOAL OF THESE VAST POOLS OF MONEY. THAT IN ITSELF SHOWS HOW CORROSIVE AND CORRUPTING THAT MONEY IS. SO I SAY TO MY COLLEAGUES ACROSS THE AISLE, EACH OF US CAME HERE, AND WE SWORE AN OATH TO THIS CONSTITUTION. AND AT THE HEART OF THIS CONSTITUTION IS NOT "WE THE POWERFUL." AT THE HEART OF OUR CONSTITUTION IS "WE THE PEOPLE." SO BEFORE WE VOTE A SECOND TIME ON WHETHER TO PROCEED TO THIS BILL, I ASK THEM TO EXAMINE IN THEIR HEARTS THEIR RESPONSIBILITY TO THEIR CITIZENS, THEIR RESPONSIBILITY TO THE CONSTITUTION, THEIR RESPONSIBILITY TO "WE THE PEOPLE," AND AT LEAST FIND, WHETHER THEY MIGHT VOTE "YES" OR "NO" PHON A FINAL BILL, AT LEAST FIND THAT WE HAVE A RESPONSIBILITY TO DEBATE THIS BILL ON THIS CHAMBER AND FOR THAT REASON TO VOTE "YES" WHEN WE AGAIN VOTE ON WHETHER TO PROCEED. THANK YOU, MADAM PRESIDENT.

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    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    PRESIDING OFFICER: THE SENATOR FROM RHODE ISLAND.

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    MR. WHITEHOUSE

    WITHOUT OBJECTION.

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    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

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    MR. WHITEHOUSE

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    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

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    MR. WHITEHOUSE

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    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

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    MR. WHITEHOUSE

    AT 3:00 P.M., THERE WILL BE A CLOTURE VOTE ON THE MOTION TO PROCEED TO S.…

    AT 3:00 P.M., THERE WILL BE A CLOTURE VOTE ON THE MOTION TO PROCEED TO S. 3369, THE DISCLOSE ACT, WHICH WE HAVE DISCUSSED AT SUCH LENGTH TONIGHT UPON RECONSIDERATION. IF THERE IS NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO COME BEFORE THE SENATE, I ASK THAT IT ADJOURN UNDER THE PREVIOUS ORDER.

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    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

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