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Day April 1, 2014

Agreement on Malinowski, Wu, and Birx nominations

On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, in consultation with the Republican Leader, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the following nominations:   –        Executive Calendar #520 Tomasz P. Malinowski, of the District of Columbia, to be Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #532, Kevin Whitaker, of Virginia, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Colombia; Confirmed: 99-0 2)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #687 John P. Carlin, of New York, to be an Assistant Attorney General; Confirmed: 99-1   Legislative items…

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Lu nomination confirmed by voice vote

Executive Calendar #683, Christopher P. Lu, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of Labor, was confirmed by voice vote.

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Carlin nomination (Assistant AG)

2:57pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #687 John P. Carlin, of New York, to be an Assistant Attorney General; Confirmed: 99-1

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Whitaker nomination (Ambassador to Colombia)

2:29pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #532, Kevin Whitaker, of Virginia, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Colombia; Confirmed: 99-0

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Up to 3 votes at 2:30pm (Whitaker and Lu nominations)

We’ve added the Carlin nomination (Assistant AG) to the series of votes this afternoon. As a result, there will be up to 3 roll call votes (only expect 2 roll calls) beginning at 2:30pm, if all time is used.   At 2:15pm, there will be up to 15 minutes for debate equally divided prior to…

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2:30pm filing deadline for first degree amendments to H.R.3979 (UI)

Yesterday, Senator Reid filed cloture on the substitute amendment #2874 (Unemployment Insurance extension) and H.R.3970. The filing deadline for first degree amendments is 2:30pm today.

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, April 1, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned under the provisions of S.Res.407, as a mark of respect to the memory of the late Senator Jeremiah Denton of Alabama until 10:00am on Tuesday, April 1, 2014.   Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business for one hour with the Majority controlling the first half and…

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