As a reminder, at 5:30pm today, the Senate will proceed to a series of roll call votes on the following Executive items:
– Confirmation of Executive Calendar #406, Anne W. Patterson, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Ambassador, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Near Eastern Affairs);
– Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #450, Jeh Charles Johnson, of New Jersey, to be Secretary of Homeland Security; and
– Confirmation of Johnson nomination.
Additional procedural votes are expected following these votes.