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12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. Suspensions (18): H.R. 4771 - Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act, as amended (Rep. Pitts / Energy and Commerce) // S. 2154 - Emergency Medical Services for Children Reauthorization Act of 2014 (Sen. Casey / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 83 - To require the Secretary of the Interior to assemble a team of technical, policy, and financial experts to address the energy needs of the insular areas of the United States and the Freely Associated States through the development of action plans aimed at reducing reliance on imported fossil fuels and increasing use of indigenous clean-energy resources, and for other purposes, as amended (Del. Christensen / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 3044 - To approve the transfer of Yellow creek Port properties in Iuka, Mississippi (Rep. Nunnelee / Transportation and Infrastructure) // S. 1086 - The Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, as amended (Sen. Mikulski / Education and Workforce) // H.R. 5108 - To establish the Law School Clinic Certification Program of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and for other purposes (Rep. Jeffries / Judiciary) // H.R. 3006 - To authorize a land exchange involving the acquisition of private land adjacent to the Cibola National Wildlife Refuge in Arizona for inclusion in the refuge in exchange for certain Bureau of Land Management lands in Riverside County, California (Rep. Calvert / Natural Resources) // S. 476 - A bill to amend the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Development Act to extend to the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Commission (Rep. Cardin / Natural Resources) // S. 1603 - Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation Act (Sen. Debbie Stabenow / Natural Resources) // H.R. 5205 - Northern Nevada Land Conservation and Economic Development Act (Rep. Amodei / Natural Resources) // H.R. 3222 - Flushing Remonstrance Study Act (Rep. Meng / Natural Resources) // H.R. 2569 - Upper Missisquoi and Trout Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (Rep. Peter Welch / Natural Resources) // H.R. 4119 - West Hunter Street Baptist Church Study Act (Rep. Johnson (GA) / Natural Resources) // H.R. 5405 - Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act, as amended (Rep. Fitzpatrick / Financial Services) // H.R. 3374 - American Savings Promotion Act, as amended (Rep. Kilmer / Financial Services) // H.R. 5461 - Insurance Capital Standards Clarification Act of 2014 (Rep. Barr / Financial Services) // H.R. 2866 - Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act, as amended (Rep. Terry / Financial Services) // H.R. 2996 - Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act of 2013, as amended (Rep. Reed / Science, Space, and Technology) // Special Orders

2:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes a period of morning business, thereafter resuming consideration of S.2199, the Paycheck Fairness Act, conducting roll call votes on the motion to invoke cloture on the bill; motion to invoke cloture on the nominations of Jeffrey Martin Baron, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the remainder of the term expiring June 30, 2015; and Stephen G. Burns, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the term of five years expiring June 30, 2019.

3:00 p.m. - DC Statehood (Mobile Only): Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

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Mikulski on Paycheck Fairness Defeat

Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) rails against the failure of a gender bill to advance in the Senate.

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