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Senate Session - April 6, 2017

The Senate voted to invoke the so-called “nuclear option,” thereby changing Senate rules to require a simple majority vote to limit debate on Supreme Court nominations, instead of the 60-vote threshold. Senators then voted to limit debate.

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    Statistics

    116th Congress - Senate
    Total Hours: 696 (After 259 days)
    • Debate235 Hours
    • Quorum Calls147 Hours
    • Votes134 Hours

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    Source: Resume of Congressional Activity (senate.gov)