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Day December 12, 2013

Now voting on cloture on Deborah James (Secretary of Air Force)–next set of votes at 7am

9:45am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #358, Deborah Lee James, of Virginia, to be Secretary of the Air Force; Invoked: 58-39   The next set of votes is expected to begin at 7:00am on Friday, December 13.   7am tomorrow:   –         …

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Now voting on confirmation of Watters nomination (MT District Judge)

9:15pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Calendar #349, Susan P. Watters, of Montana, to be United States District Judge for the District of Montana; Confirmed: 77-19

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Next set of votes @ 9:15pm

Cloture on the Watters nomination (MT District Judge) was invoked 58-39.   The next set of votes are expected to begin at approximately 9:15pm. Those votes would be on the following:   Confirmation of Watters nomination (MT District Judge)   Live Quorum   Cloture on Executive Calendar #358, Deborah Lee James, of Virginia, to be…

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Watters nomination (MT district judge)

At 7:57pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #349, Susan P. Watters, of Montana, to be United States District Judge for the District of Montana; Invoked: 58-39

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Now voting on confirmation Morris nomination (MT District Judge)

7:30pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #348, Brian Morris, of Montana, to be United States District Judge for the District of Montana; Confirmed: 75-20

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Senate passes H.R.3547, Space Launch LIability Indemnification Extension Act

By unanimous consent, the Senate passed H.R.3547, Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act, with a Nelson amendment which is the text of S.1753, and an amendment to the title.

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Next set of votes expected @ 7:30pm on confirmation Morris nomination (MT District Judge) and cloture on Watters (MT District Judge)

Cloture was invoked on the Morris nomination 57-40. Senator Reid then yielded back the Majority’s time.   The next set of votes will begin at approximately 7:30pm. Those votes will be on the following:   Confirmation of Executive Calendar #348, Brian Morris, of Montana, to be United States District Judge for the District of Montana.…

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Schedule for Thursday, December 12, 2013

On Thursday, December 12, the Senate continues to be in Executive Session to consider the nominations listed below. Roll call votes are expected to occur throughout the day and into the evening. 1) Confirmation of Executive Calendar #346, the nomination of Cornelia T.L. Pillard Live Quorum 2) Cloture on Executive Calendar #378, Chai Rachel Feldblum,…

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Wald nomination (ember of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board)

5:35pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #361, Patricia M. Wald, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board; Confirmed: 57-41   Next: Live Quorum and Cloture on Executive Calendar #348, Brian Morris, of Montana, to be United…

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Next vote around 5:35pm–confirmation of Wald nomination (Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board)

The next votes are expected to begin at approximately 5:35pm. Those votes will be on the following:   Confirmation of Calendar #361, Patricia M. Wald, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board   Live Quorum   Cloture on Executive Calendar #348, Brian Morris, of Montana, to…

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