Senate Democrats

December 2011
S M T W T F S
« Nov   Jan »
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

Day December 15, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, December 15, 2011

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Adoption of the Conference Report to accompany H.R.1540, the Department of Defense Authorization Act; Adopted: 86-13 2)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #337, the nomination of Morgan Christen, of Alaska, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit; Confirmed: 95-3   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Adopted H.Con.Res.92, a concurrent resolution to correct…

More

Cloture Filed on the Motion to Proceed to H.R.3630

During Thursday’s session of the Senate, cloture was filed on the Reid motion to proceed to H.R.3630, the House Republican Payroll Tax bill.  Unless an agreement is reached, this vote will occur Saturday morning.

More

No Further Roll Call Votes

There will be no further roll call votes during today’s session.  The Senate is now in a period of morning business until 7:00pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.

More

Reid Statement On The Passage Of The National Defense Authorization Act

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after the Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act on a strong bi-partisan vote. “The Defense Authorization Act will give our service members the tools and resources they need to protect our nation overseas and to protect themselves as they work in some of the planet’s…

More

Roll Call Vote on Christen Nomination

4:32pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination of Morgan Christen, of AK, to be United States Circuit Court for the Ninth Circuit; Confirmed: 95-3

More

Roll Call Vote on Adoption of Conference Report to Accompany H.R.1540

4:05pm The Senate began a roll call vote on adoption of the Conference Report to accompany H.R.1540, the Department of Defense Authorization Act; Adopted: 86-13

More

2 Roll Call Votes at Approximately 4:00pm

The time for debate on the Conference Report to accompany H.R.1540, the DoD Authorization bill has been extended until 4:00pm.   At approximately 4:00pm, there will be 2 roll call votes on the following: Adoption of the Conference Report to accompany H.R.1540 and Confirmation of Morgan Christen to be US Circuit Judge for the Ninth…

More

NDAA Conference Report Debate Today

At approximately 10:40am today, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Calendar #337, the nomination of Morgan Christen, of Alaska, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.  There will be 30 minutes of debate on the nomination, equally divided and controlled between Senators Leahy and Grassley, or their designees.  …

More

Senate Floor Schedule for Thursday, December 15, 2011

Convenes: 9:30am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business for one hour with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Majority controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Calendar…

More