Daily Whip
House Meets At: First Vote Predicted: Last Vote Predicted:

9:00 a.m.: Legislative Business

Five “One Minutes” per side
11:00 - 11:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Suspensions (3 Bills)

  1. H.R. 4053 – Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act of 2012 (Rep. Towns – Oversight and Government Reform)
  2. S. 3315 – GAO Mandates Revision Act of 2012 (Sen. Carper – Oversight and Government Reform)
  3. S. 1379 – D.C. Courts and Public Defender Service Act of 2011 (Sen. Akaka – Oversight and Government Reform)

Motion to go to Conference on H.R. 4310 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 (Rep. McKeon – Armed Services) and Democratic Motion to Instruct Conferees

The Daily Quote
“The Oklahoma Senator and obstetrician known as ‘Dr. No’ has taken on the most unlikely of roles: getting Republicans to say ‘yes’ to tax hikes. Tom Coburn, who has blocked dozens of bills, infuriated Democratic leaders and been on the lopsided end of some 96-3 votes, has been encouraging fellow Republicans both publicly and behind the scenes to break with the anti-tax orthodoxy that has come to define — some say hamstring — the modern GOP… ‘I’m for raising revenue because we have to...’”

-      Politico, 12/11/12