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Day March 6, 2014

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, March 6, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #636, Rose Eilene Gottemoeller, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security; Confirmed: 58-42 2)     Motion to invoke cloture on S.1752, the Military Justice Improvement Act of 2013 (Gillibrand); Not Invoked: 55-45 3)     Motion to invoke cloture on S.S.1917, the Victims…

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Agreement on Raskin nomination (Deputy Secretary of the Treasury)

At a time to be determined by the Majority Leader with the concurrence of the Republican Leader, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #512 Sarah Bloom Raskin, of Maryland, to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury. There be 20 minutes for debate equally divided in the usual form. Upon the…

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Cloture filed on McHugh, Leitman, Levy, Michelson, and Parker nominations

On Thursday, March 6th, Senator Reid filed cloture on the following nominations in the following order. The corresponding post-cloture debate time in is parentheses following each nominee. -        Executive Calendar #563, Carolyn B. McHugh, of Utah, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit (30 hours) -        Executive Calendar #577, Matthew Frederick Leitman,…

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Senator Sessions objects to passage of S.1821, Philippines Charitable Giving

Senator Hirono asked unanimous consent that the Finance Committee be discharged from further consideration of S.1821, the Philippines Charitable Giving Assistance Act, and the Senate proceed to its immediate consideration. She then asked consent that a Hirono-Heller amendment, which is at the desk, be agreed to; that the bill, as amended, be read a third…

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Sullivan, Schmidtlein, Kerlikowske, Hammer nominations confirmed by voice vote

The Senate confirmed the following nominations by voice vote:   Confirmation of Executive Calendar #504, Kathryn D. Sullivan, of Ohio, to be Under Secretary of Commerce and Atmosphere Confirmation of Executive Calendar #513, Rhonda K. Schmidtlein, of Missouri, to be a member of the United States International Trade Commission Confirmation of Executive Calenadr #640, R.…

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on S.1917, Victims Protection Act of 2014

At 2:29pm, the Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on S.1917, Victims Protection Act of 2014 (McCaskill); Invoked: 100-0

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on S.1752, Military Justice Improvement Act

2:00pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on S.1752, Military Justice Improvement Act of 2013 (Gillibrand) Not Invoked: 55-45

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4 Roll call votes expected at 2pm

At 2:00pm, there will be around 4 roll call votes (depending on the outcome of the cloture votes) and we expect 4 voice votes on confirmation of nominations.   -     Motion to invoke cloture on S.1752, Military Justice Improvement Act of 2013 (Gillibrand) -     (If cloture is invoked) Passage of S.1752 -     (Upon disposition of…

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Spaulding and Roth nominations confirmed by voice votes

The Senate confirmed the following nominations by voice votes: -     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #510, Suzanne Eleanor Spaulding, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary, Department of Homeland Security (expect voice vote) -     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #511, John Roth, of Michigan, to be Inspector General, Department of Homeland Security (expect voice vote)

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Gottemoeller nomination

At 11:21am, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #636, Rose Eilene Gottemoeller, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security; Confirmed: 58-42

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