(Senate - October 13, 2011)

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  Mr. REID. Mr. President, following leader remarks, the Senate will be 
in morning business until noon. The Republicans will control the first 
30 minutes and the majority will control the next 30 minutes. At noon, 
the Senate will be in executive session to consider the Nathan, Hickey, 
and Forrest nominations. They are all nominated to be U.S. district 
court judges. We expect two rollcall votes at around 2 p.m. in relation 
to these nominations.
  Additionally, there is a joint meeting of Congress today at 4 p.m. 
with the President of South Korea. Senators will gather on the floor at 
3:40 p.m. to proceed to the House. We will do that together.
  I suggest the absence of a quorum.
  The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. The clerk will call the roll.
  The legislative clerk proceeded to call the roll.
  Mr. McCONNELL. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order 
for the quorum call be rescinded.
  The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. Without objection, it is so