Senate Democrats

2 votes at 4:30pm: confirmation of Orrick and Tavenner

The Senate is in a period of morning business until 2:00pm with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each.

 

At 2:00pm today, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #40 William H. Orrick, III, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of California; and Executive Calendar #92, Marilyn B. Tavenner, of Virginia, to be Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, en bloc.

 

The time until 4:30 pm, will be equally divided in the usual form, with Senator Baucus in control of the time from 4:15 to 4:30pm. Upon the use or yielding back of time the Senate will proceed to vote without intervening action or debate on the nominations in the order listed. There will be two minutes for debate between the votes. The second vote be 10 minutes in length.

 

4:30pm votes:

 

-         Executive Calendar #40 William H. Orrick, III, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of California; and

-         Executive Calendar #92, Marilyn B. Tavenner, of Virginia, to be Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

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