Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Schedule for Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Wednesday, March 26, 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.  At 11:00am, there will be up to 4 roll call votes:

–        Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #581 Christopher Reid Cooper – to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia

–        Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #582 M. Douglas Harpool – to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Missouri

–        Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #583 Gerald Austin McHugh, Jr. – to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

–        Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #584 Edward G. Smith – to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

There will be 2 minutes of debate prior to each vote and all after the first vote will be 10 minutes in duration.

 

If cloture is invoked on any of the nominations (which is expected for each of the nominations), the time until 2:30pm will be equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees.  At 2:30pm, there will be up to 5 roll call votes in relation to the following (assuming cloture was invoked on all nominations at 11am):

–        Confirmation of Executive Calendar #581 Christopher Reid Cooper – to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia

–        Confirmation of Executive Calendar #582 M. Douglas Harpool – to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Missouri

–        Confirmation of Executive Calendar #583 Gerald Austin McHugh, Jr. – to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

–        Confirmation of Executive Calendar #584 Edward G. Smith – to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

–        Confirmation of Executive Calendar #694 Joseph William Westphal – to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

There will be 2 minutes of debate prior to each vote and all after the first vote will be 10 minutes in duration.

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