Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, December 5, 2011

ROLL CALL VOTES

1)      Confirmation of Edgardo Ramos, of Connecticut, to be US District Judge for the Southern District of New York; Confirmed: 89-0

 

LEGISLATIVE ITEMS

Passed Calendar #239, S.384, a bill to amend title 39, United States Code, to extend the authority of the United States Postal Service to issue a semipostal to raise funds for breast cancer research.

Adopted S.Res.343, commemorating the 84th birthday of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej on December 5, 2011.

Began the Rule 14 process of S.1944, the Middle Class Tax Cut Act of 2011 (Casey)

EXECUTIVE ITEMS

Confirmed the following by voice vote:

#364 Andrew L. Carter, Jr. – to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York 

#365 James Rodney Gilstrap – to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas 

#406 Dana L. Christensen – to be United States District Judge for the District of Montana

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