By consent at 4:30pm, there will be up to 30 minutes for debate equally divided prior to a series of votes on confirmation of the following nominations:
– Executive Calendar #516 Richard Stengel, of New York, to be Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy
– Executive Calendar #517 Sarah Sewall, of Massachusetts, to be an Under Secretary of State (Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights)
– Executive Calendar #518 Charles Hammerman Rivkin, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Economic and Business Affairs)
– Executive Calendar #593 Sloan D. Gibson, of the District of Columbia, to be Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs
All votes after the first vote will be 10 minutes in duration. There will be 2 minutes for debate equally divided prior to each vote. If all time is used, the votes would begin at approximately 5:00pm tonight.