Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Roll Call Votes

1)     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #581 Christopher Reid Cooper – to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia; Invoked: 56-43

2)     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #582 M. Douglas Harpool – to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Missouri; Invoked: 56-43

3)     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #583 Gerald Austin McHugh, Jr. – to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; Invoked: 56-43

4)     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #584 Edward G. Smith – to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; Invoked: 75-23

5)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #581 Christopher Reid Cooper – to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia; Confirmed: 100-0

6)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #582 M. Douglas Harpool – to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Missouri; Confirmed: 93-5

7)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #583 Gerald Austin McHugh, Jr. – to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; Confirmed: 59-41

8)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #584 Edward G. Smith – to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; Confirmed: 69-31

 

Legislative items

Discharged the Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs committee and passed S.1827, to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the American Fighter Aces, collectively, in recognition of their heroic military service and defense of our country’s freedom throughout the history of aviation warfare.

 

Discharged the Commerce committee and adopted S.Res.387, celebrating the 2014 Arctic Winter Games in Fairbanks, Alaska.

 

Completed the Rule 14 process of S.2157, the Commonsense Medicare SGR Repeal and Beneficiary Access Improvement Act (Wyden) in order to place the bill on the Legislative Calendar.

 

Additional Executive items

Confirmed 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 by voice vote.  

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