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On the Cloture Motion PN34: Charles Timothy Hagel, of Nebraska, to be Secretary of Defense

This was a vote on “cloture” in the Senate, which means to end debate so that an up-or-down vote can be taken. A vote in favor is a vote to end debate and move to a vote on the issue itself, while a vote against is a vote to prolong debate or to filibuster.

Totals

All Votes D R I
Yea 71%
 
 
 
71
51
 
18
 
2
 
Nay 27%
 
 
 
27
0
 
27
 
0
 
Not Voting 2%
 
 
 
2
2
 
0
 
0
 

Date: Feb 26, 2013

Required: 3/5

Result: Cloture Motion Agreed to

Source: senate.gov

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