Tuesday November 15, 2016

6:49 p.m. Senate stands adjourned until 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 16, 2016.

6:43 p.m. Senator Durbin spoke on the Chicago Cubs World Series win.

6:15 p.m. Senator Thune spoke about the elections.

6:14 p.m. By a vote of 97 to 0, the Senate passed H.R. 4511.

5:30 p.m. A roll call vote began on H.R. 4511.

5:04 p.m. Senator Vitter spoke about his legislation on Lou Gehrig’s disease and on flood relief.

5 p.m. The Senate began consideration of the the Gold Star families bill (H.R. 4511). Senator Blunt spoke for the bill.

4:50 p.m. Senator Wyden spoke about opioid addiction.

4:22 p.m. Senator Cornyn rebutted Senator Reid. He spoke about the recent elections.

4:06 p.m. Minority Leader Reid saluted the late Gwen Ifill. He spoke about the elections and criticized President-elect Trump.

4:04 p.m. Majority Leader McConnell began Rule XIV proceedings on S. 3464 and H.R. 6089. He spoke about the recent elections and the work ahead in the Senate.

4 p.m. The Senate convened.


The Senate will convene at 4:00 p.m.

At that time, following any leader remarks, be in a period of morning business until 5:00 p.m.

At 5:00 p.m., proceed to the consideration of the Gold Star Families Voices Act (H.R. 4511) until 5:30 p.m., when the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on passage of H.R. 4511.