7:15 The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 5th. following Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for 1 hour. at 10:30, the Senate will resume the Motion to Proceed to S. 754, Cybersecurity. There will immediately be a roll call vote on the Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S. 754.
6:50 p.m. Senator Wyden spoke in morning business on the wildfires in California.
6:30 p.m. Senator Capito spoke on the clean air legislation.
6:10 p.m. Senator Perdue spoke on our nation’s fiscal crisis.
5:50 p.m. Senator Lankford spoke on new energy policy and oil pipelines.
5:40 p.m. Senator Merkley spoke on clean air legislation.
5:20 p.m. Senator Hatch spoke on the G.I. trust.
5:00 p.m. Senator Cornyn spoke on the need to move to cyber security bill.
4:35 p.m. Senator Whitehouse spoke on climate change.
4:20 p.m. Senator Ayotte spoke on the high price of prescription drugs.
4:10 p.m. Senator Schatz spoke on climate change.
4:00 p.m. Senator Schumer, Boxer and Whitehouse spoke on climate change.
3:50 p.m. Senator Whitehouse spoke on the cyber security bill.
3:40 p.m. Senator Heller spoke on the cyber security bill.
3:35 p.m. Senate passed by unanimous consent, H.R. 1138, a bill to establish wilderness areas in Idaho. Senator Risch and Crapo spoke in favor of the bill.
3:30 p.m. Senator McCain spoke on the cyber security bill and expressed dismay that the Senate had yet to reach a deal to complete the bill this week.
3:15 p.m. Senator Murray spoke on minimum wage and American workers.
3:10 p.m. Senator Moran spoke on the Iran nuclear deal.
3:05 p.m. Senator Wyden spoke on the cyber security bill.
2:56 p.m. ML McConnell hopes there is a path forward, with DL Reid joining him in that hope.
2:52 p.m. DL Reid objected.
2:48 p.m. ML McConnell offered a UC agreement on the cyber security bill to offer ten relevant amendments per side.
2:23 p.m. Senator Nelson announced he will support the Iran deal.
2:15 p.m. Senator McCain spoke on the cyber security bill.
2:15 p.m. The Senate returned from recess.
12:48 p.m. The Senate stands in recess until 2:15 p.m.
12: 40 p.m. Senator Kaine spoke about the Iran deal.
12:30 p.m. Senators McCain and Burr had a colloquoy about scheduling and procedure and the need to proceed to the bill.
12:08 p.m. Senators Feinstein and Burr spoke about the cybersecurity bill and the managers package. They are ranking and chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee.
11:51 a.m. Senator Sanders spoke on campaign finance reform.
11:50 a.m. Morning business is closed, Senate resumes consideration of the motion to proceed to the Cyber Security bill.
11:18 a.m. Senator Grassley spoke on audits of the Pentagon.
11:13 a.m. Senator Warren spoke on economic issues, including the mininum wage.
11:07 a.m. Senator Durbin spke about for-profit colleges.
10:45 a.m. Senator Coats spke about wasteful federal spending.
10:30 a.m. Senator Thune spoke about Republican leadership of the Senate.
10:18 a.m. Minority Leader Reid spoke about clean air regulations. He also spoke about cybersecurity.
10:12 a.m. Majority Leader McConnell spoke about cybersecurity. He also spoke about the Iran nuclear deal.
The Senate will convene at 10 a.m. After leader remarks and morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to the cybersecurity bill.
A cloture vote on proceeding to the cybersecurity will could occur Wednesday morning.
The Senate will recess for weekly lunches from 12:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.