Monday, April 16, 2012

D.C. Daily: April 16, 2012

Congress is returning today from its two-week recess, which means it is time for the D.C. Daily to return as well!

The House will meet today at 2:00 PM. Four bills are expected to be considered today under suspension of the rules: H.R. 3001, the "Raoul Wallenberg Centennial Celebration Act", H.R. 1815, the "Lena Horne Recognition Act", H.R. 4040, to provide for the award of a gold medal on behalf of Congress to Jack Nicklaus in recognition of his service to the Nation in promoting excellence and good sportsmanship in golf, and H.R. 2453, the "Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Act".

The Senate will also meet today at 2:00 PM. The Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 2230, the "Paying a Fair Share Act of 2012". At 4:30 PM, the Senate will consider the nomination of Stephanie Dawn Thacker to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit. A vote on the Thacker nomination is expected to occur at approximately 5:30 PM, followed by a vote for cloture on the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 2230.

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