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Day February 12, 2014

Grassley objects to 2 Arkansas judges

Senator Pryor asked unanimous consent to take up and confirmed the Brooks and Moody nominations (Arkansas district judges). Senator Grassley objected.   –       Executive Calendar #565, Timothy L. Brooks, of Arkansas, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Arkansas. –       Executive Calendar #570, James, Maxwell Moody, Jr., of Arkansas, to be…

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Novelli nomination to be Undersecretary of State confirmed by voice vote

Executive Calendar #529, Catherine Ann Novelli, of Virginia, to be an Undersecretary of State (Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment) was confirmed by voice vote.

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Novelli nomination

At 12:16pm, the Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #527, Catherine Ann Novelli, of Virginia, to be United States Alternate Governor of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development for a term of five years; United States Alternate Governor for the Inter-American Development Bank for a term of…

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Smith nomination (Assistant Secretary of State (Intelligence and Research))

At 12:01pm, the Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #595, Daniel Bennett Smith, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Intelligence and Research); Confirmed: 98-0

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Now voting on Kaidanow nomination–afternoon votes moved to 1:45pm–Agreement to consider Debt Ceiling Increase

At 11:36am, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #525, Tina S. Kaidanow, of the District of Columbia, a Career Member of the Senior Executive Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Coordinator for Counterterrorism, with the rank and status of Ambassador at Large; Confirmed: 98-0   There will…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Wednesday, February 12, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, February 12, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 11:00am with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Majority controlling the final half.   Following morning business, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the…

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