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Morning Business

Under the previous order, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 12:30 p.m., with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each, with the time equally divided, the Republicans controlling the first 30 minutes, and the majority controlling the next 30 minutes.

Sen. Mitch McConnell

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Mr. President, I suggest the absence of a quorum.

The clerk will call the roll.

The legislative clerk proceeded to call the roll.

The Senator from Vermont.

Sen. Patrick J. Leahy

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Mr. President, I ask that the order for the quorum call be rescinded.

Without objection, it is so ordered.