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Providing For An Adjournment/Recess August 5, 2014
Christopher Coons, D-DE
"I ask unanimous consent the motion to reconsider be considered made and laid upon the table."
Appointments Authority August 5, 2014
Christopher Coons, D-DE
"Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that notwithstanding the upcoming recess or adjournment of the Senate, the President of the Senate, the President pro tempore, and the majority and minority leaders be authorized to make appointments to commissions, committees, boards, conferences or interparliamentary conferences authorized by law, concurrent action of the two Houses or by order of the Senate."
Program August 5, 2014
Christopher Coons, D-DE
"Mr. President, on Monday, September 8, 2014, at 5:30 p.m., there will be at least three rollcall votes on confirmation of the Pryor nomination to be U.S. circuit judge for the Eleventh Circuit; confirmation of the Aaron nomination to be a member of the Social Security Advisory Board; and a cloture vote on the motion to proceed to S.J. Res. 19, a joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States on campaign finance reform. There will be voice votes on the Cohen and Chen nominations for the Social Security Advisory Board."
Order For Adjournment August 5, 2014
Christopher Coons, D-DE
"If there is no further business to come before the Senate, I ask that it adjourn under the previous order following the remarks of Senator Sessions for up to 40 minutes."
Cyprus August 5, 2014
Carl Levin, D-MI
"Mr. President, this summer marks the 40th year since the Turkish invasion of Cyprus and the division of the island into Greek and Turkish zones. That division has led to great hardships on both sides of the divide and been a source of some instability in a part of the world—the eastern Mediterranean—that already is far too unstable. It is profoundly in the interests of the United States, our friends and allies in the region, and the Cypriot people, both Greek and Turkish, to resolve this dispute and achieve the goal of a unified Cyprus."

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