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    Patriot Act Cloture vote scheduled for 5pm Monday in Senate

    Action Alert! Patriot Act Cloture vote scheduled for 5pm Monday in Senate

    By: rp12
    Saturday May 21, 2011 8:30 pm

    I am a Ron Paul supporter, and have had an account here for a year or so. This is the first time I’ve posted, but I don’t see a post on this and may have information you don’t.

    Rand Paul in February objected to an attempt at unanimous consent to extend the Patriot Act without a vote (on motion, without objection.) That meant it has to go through a vote and cloture for the first time since the first time it was up, right after 9/11. However, they called for a cloture vote for 5pm Monday, when Rand Paul was supposed to be out of D.C. I get the impression he now intends to be there, from the way the Campaign for Liberty email was written, but it doesn’t expressly say so. The relevant language is:

    Dear Patriot,

    On Thursday, Speaker John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell collaborated with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in a backroom pact to extend the so-called “Patriot
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