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STOP THE STUDENT LOAN INTEREST RATE HIKE ACT OF 2012--Continued
(Senate - May 24, 2012)

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    STOP THE STUDENT LOAN INTEREST RATE HIKE ACT OF 2012--Continued

  Mr. REID. Mr. President, this will be the last vote coming up. No 
speeches. We will start voting.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will read the bill for the third 
time.
  The bill was ordered to be engrossed for a third reading and was read 
the third time.
  Mr. CORKER. Mr. President, I ask for the yeas and nays.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Is there a sufficient second?
  There appears to be a sufficient second.
  The bill having been read the third time, the question is, Shall the 
bill pass?
  The clerk will call the roll.
  The legislative clerk called the roll.
  Ms. SNOWE (when her name was called). Present.
  Mr. DURBIN. I announce that the Senator from Connecticut (Mr. 
Blumenthal) is necessarily absent.
  Mr. THUNE. The following Senators are necessarily absent: the Senator 
from Wyoming (Mr. Enzi), the Senator from Texas (Mrs. Hutchison), the 
Senator from Illinois (Mr. Kirk), and the Senator from Arizona (Mr. 
Kyl).
  The result was announced--yeas 51, nays 43, as follows:

                      [Rollcall Vote No. 113 Leg.]

                                YEAS--51

     Akaka
     Baucus
     Begich
     Bennet
     Bingaman
     Boxer
     Brown (OH)
     Cantwell
     Cardin
     Carper
     Casey
     Conrad
     Coons
     Durbin
     Feinstein
     Franken
     Gillibrand
     Hagan
     Harkin
     Inouye
     Johnson (SD)
     Kerry
     Klobuchar
     Kohl
     Landrieu
     Lautenberg
     Leahy
     Levin
     Lieberman
     Manchin
     McCaskill
     Menendez
     Merkley
     Mikulski
     Murray
     Nelson (NE)
     Nelson (FL)
     Pryor
     Reed
     Reid
     Rockefeller
     Sanders
     Schumer
     Shaheen
     Stabenow
     Tester
     Udall (CO)
     Udall (NM)
     Warner
     Whitehouse
     Wyden

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                                NAYS--43

     Alexander
     Ayotte
     Barrasso
     Blunt
     Boozman
     Brown (MA)
     Burr
     Chambliss
     Coats
     Coburn
     Cochran
     Collins
     Corker
     Cornyn
     Crapo
     DeMint
     Graham
     Grassley
     Hatch
     Heller
     Hoeven
     Inhofe
     Isakson
     Johanns
     Johnson (WI)
     Lee
     Lugar
     McCain
     McConnell
     Moran
     Murkowski
     Paul
     Portman
     Risch
     Roberts
     Rubio
     Sessions
     Shelby
     Thune
     Toomey
     Vitter
     Webb
     Wicker

                        ANSWERED ``PRESENT''--1

       
     Snowe
       

                             NOT VOTING--5

     Blumenthal
     Enzi
     Hutchison
     Kirk
     Kyl
  The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. Manchin). Under the previous order 
requiring 60 votes for passage of the bill, the bill is rejected.
  Mr. REID. I move to reconsider the vote and I move to lay that motion 
on the table.
  The motion to lay on the table was agreed to.

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