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Day May 8, 2014

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, May 8, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)     Motion to Invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #655 Indira Talwani, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts; Invoked: 55-41   2)     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #656 James D. Peterson, of Wisconsin, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of…

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Cloture filed on MTP to tax extenders

Senator Reid filed cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.3474, which will be used as the legislative vehicle for the Senate Tax Extenders legislation (S.2260). The cloture vote would occur on Tuesday, May 13 or, if cloture is invoked on S.2262, Energy Efficiency, upon disposition of the Energy Efficiency bill.

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Mitchell nomination confirmed by voice vote

By voice vote, the Senate confirmed Executive Calendar #615 Theodore Reed Mitchell, of California, to be Under Secretary of Education.

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Rosenbaum (11th Circuit judge)

2:44pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #690 Robin S. Rosenbaum, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit; Invoked: 58-36   This will be the last roll call vote of the week.

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Rosenstengel (IL district judge)

2:28pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on cloture on confirmation of Executive Calendar #657 Nancy J. Rosenstengel, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Illinois; Confirmed: 95-0

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Peterson (WI district judge)

2:10pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #656 James D. Peterson, of Wisconsin, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Wisconsin; Confirmed: 70-24

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Tawali nomination

1:48pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #655 Indira Talwani, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts; Confirmed: 94-0

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Hamamoto nomination confirmed by voice vote; Up to 5 RCV at 1:45pm

Cloture was invoked on the Rosenstengel nomination by a vote of 54-42. Executive Calendar #526 Pamela K. Hamamoto 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 was confirmed by voice vote.   The time until 1:45pm…

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Rosenstengel nomination

12:04pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #657 Nancy J. Rosenstengel, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Illinois Invoked: 54-42

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Peterson nomination

11:47am The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #656 James D. Peterson, of Wisconsin, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Wisconsin; Invoked: 56-40

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