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Senate Session - October 31, 2013

The Senate took cloture votes on the nominations of Representative Mel Watt (D-NC) to be director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, and Patricia Millett for Washington, D.C. Circuit Court judge. Both motions failed to get the required 60 votes to end debate.

At noon, former Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D-NJ) was sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden to take the Senate seat formerly occupied by Senator Frank Launtenberg (D-NJ).

9:59AM - 1:00PM ETSenate Session, Part 1 2:00PM - 5:11PM ETSenate Session, Part 2


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    118th Congress - Senate
    Total Hours: 359 (After 157 days)
    • Debate69 Hours
    • Quorum Calls37 Hours
    • Votes127 Hours

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