Senate Democrats

Roll Call Vote on cloture on Watt nomination

12:07pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Executive Calendar #209, the nomination of Melvin L. Watt, of North Carolina, to be Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency;

Not Invoked: 56-42

Senator Reid changed his vote to no (for procedural reasons) and entered a motion to reconsider the failed cloture vote at a later time.

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