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Month April 2014

Roll Call Vote on cloture on Lipman nomination

At 11:02am, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #585, Sheryl H. Lipman, of TN, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee; Invoked: 58-39 All votes after this vote will be 10 minutes in duration.

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, April 29, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Following the prayer and pledge, the Senate will be in morning business until 11:00am with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half.   At 11:00am, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and proceed to 6 roll call…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, April 28, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #574, Michelle T. Friedland, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit; Confirmed: 51-40 2)     Cloture on Executive Calendar #613, David Weil, Massachusetts, to be Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor; Invoked: 51-42 3)     Confirmation of Weil nomination; Confirmed:…

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Agreement to conduct 6 cloture votes at 11am Tuesday and confirmation votes at TBD on Wednesday (district judges)

At 11:00am tomorrow, Tuesday, April 29, there will be a series of up to 6 roll call votes on the following nominations:   Cloture on Executive Calendar #585, Sheryl H. Lipman, of TN, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee; Cloture on Executive Calendar #586, Stanley Allen Bastian, of WA, to…

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O’Regan nomination confirmed by voice vote

Executive Calendar #648, Katherine M. O’Regan, of New York, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, was confirmed by voice vote.

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Last vote of the day

The vote on confirmation of the Weil nomination will be the last vote of the day. We expect to confirm Executive Calendar #648, Katherine M. O’Regan, of New York, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, by voice vote.

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of the Weil nomination

6:21pm, the Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #613, David Weil, Massachusetts, to be Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor; Confirmed: 51-42    

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Weil nomination

6:04pm The Senate Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #613, David Weil, Massachusetts, to be Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor; Invoked: 51-42

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Friedland nomination (9th Circuit)

5:32pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #574, Michelle T. Friedland, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit; Confirmed: 51-40

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Cloture filed on motion to proceed to Minimum Wage/4 votes at 5:30pm today (re: nominations)

Today Senator Reid filed cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #354, S.2223, the Minimum Wage Fairness Act. The cloture vote on the motion to proceed is expected to occur on Wednesday, April 30.   At 5:30pm today, there will be up to 4 roll call votes on the following items: Confirmation of Executive Calendar…

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