Senate Democrats

Agreement on Talwani, Peterson, Rosenstengel, Hamamoto, Rosenbaum, Mitchell, and Crowley nominations

The Senate has reached an agreement that results in up to 4 votes at 11:15am and up to 5 votes at 1:45pm tomorrow, Thursday, May 8, and up to 3 votes on Monday, May 12. All votes after the first vote in each series will be 10 minutes in duration. There will be 2 minutes for debate prior to each vote in this agreement. Below you will find the vote schedule.

 

Thursday, May 8

11:15am-up to 4 roll call votes:

  1. Cloture on Executive Calendar #655, Indira Talwani, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts
  2. Cloture on Executive Calendar #656, James D. Peterson, of Wisconsin, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Wisconsin
  3. Cloture on Executive Calendar #657, Nancy J. Rosenstengel, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Illinois
  4. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #526, Pamela K. Hamamoto, of Hawaii, to be Representative of the United States of America to the Office of the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva, with the rank of Ambassador

 

1:45pm—up to 5 roll call votes:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #655, Indira Talwani, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts
  2. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #656, James D. Peterson, of Wisconsin, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Wisconsin
  3. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #657, Nancy J. Rosenstengel, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Illinois
  4. Cloture on Executive Calendar #690, Robin S. Rosenbaum, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit
  5. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #615, Theodore Reed Mitchell, of California, to be Under Secretary of Education

 

Monday, May 12

5:30pm—up to 3 roll call votes:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #690 Robin S. Rosenbaum, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit
  2. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #560 Steven Croley, of Michigan, to be General Counsel of the Department of Energy
  3. Cloture on S.2262, Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2014

 

Unanimous consent

Reid:    I ask unanimous consent that, notwithstanding Rule 22, on Thursday, May 8, 2014, at 11:15 a.m., the Senate proceed to vote on cloture on Cal# 655 (Talwani), Cal#656 (Peterson),  and 657 (Rosenstengel), and proceed to consideration of  Cal# 526 (Hamamoto); further, that if cloture is invoked on any of those nominations, all post cloture time be expired and at 1:45 p.m., the Senate proceed to vote on the nominations in the order listed; further, that following disposition of Cal.#657 (Rosenstengel), the Senate proceed to vote on cloture on Cal.# 690 (Rosenbaum) and confirmation of Cal #615 (Mitchell), and that if cloture is invoked, all post cloture time be expired and on Monday, May 12, 2014, at 5:30 p.m., the Senate proceed to vote on confirmation of Cal #690 (Rosenbaum); further that upon disposition of Cal. #690 (Rosenbaum), the Senate proceed to the consideration and vote on confirmation of Cal #560 (Croley), further, that there be 2 minutes for debate prior to each vote, equally divided in the usual form, that any roll call votes, following the first in each series, be 10 minutes in length; further, that if confirmed, the motions to reconsider be considered made and laid upon the table with no intervening action or debate; that no further motions be in order to the nominations; that any statements related to the nominations be printed in the Record; that the President be immediately notified of the Senate’s action and the Senate then resume legislative session.

 

Chair:  Without objection

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