The Schofield nomination was confirmed by a roll call vote of 91-0. The Senate then confirmed the Geraci nomination by voice vote.
Senator Reid then moved to proceed to H.R.1, the legislative vehicle for the Hurricane Sandy Emergency Supplemental. We are working on an agreement to adopt the motion to proceed to the Supplemental.
We are in a period of morning business until 4:30pm with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.
The Senate also passed S.3313, Women Veterans and Other Health Care Improvements Act of 2012, by voice vote.