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Day May 14, 2014

Up to 5 votes at 11:15am, up to 5 votes at 1:45pm tomorrow-nominations and cloture on Tax Extenders substitute amendment

The Senate has reached an agreement that results in a series of up to 5 roll call votes beginning at 11:15am tomorrow and as many as 5 roll call votes beginning at 1:45pm tomorrow. All votes after the first vote in each series will be 10 minute votes.   11:15am: Cloture on Executive Calendar #667,…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #664, Steven Paul Logan, of Arizona, to be United States District Judge for the District of Arizona; Invoked: 58-37 2)     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #665, John Joseph Tuchi, of Arizona, to be United States District Judge for the District of Arizona;…

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Humetewa confirmed/cloture filed on Tax Extenders and Fischer nomination (Federal Reserve)

The Humetewa nomination was confirmed 96-0. The Senate resumed Legislative Session and adopted the motion to proceed to H.R.3474 by voice vote. Senator Reid then offered the Wyden amendment #3060 (substitute with the text of Tax Extenders and ) and several other amendments to fill the amendment tree. He then filed cloture motions on the…

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of the Humetewa nomination

At 6:02pm, the Senate began a 10-minute roll call vote on confirmation of Confirmation of Executive Calendar #666, Diane J. Humetewa, of Arizona, to be United States District Judge for the District of Arizona. Confirmed: 96-0

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of the Tuchi nomination

At 5:44pm, the Senate began a 10-minute roll call vote on confirmation of Confirmation of Executive Calendar #665, John Joseph Tuchi, of Arizona, to be United States District Judge for the District of Arizona. Confirmed: 96-0

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Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of the Logan nomination

At 5:18pm, the Senate began a 15-minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #664, Steven Paul Logan, of Arizona, to be United States District Judge for the District of Arizona. Confirmed: 96-0

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Senator Coburn objects to National Blue Alert Act and Bulletproof Vests bills

Senator Cardin asked unanimous consent the Senate take up and pass Calendar #194, S.357, National Blue Alert Act of 2013.   Senator Coburn objected.   Senator Leahy asked unanimous consent the Senate take up and pass Calendar #162, S.933, the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program Reauthorization Act of 2013.   Senator Coburn objected.

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Williams and Moreno nominations confirmed by voice vote

The following nominations were confirmed by voice vote: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #650, Roy K. J. (Jay) Williams, of Ohio, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development; and Confirmation of Executive Calendar #539, Carlos Roberto Moreno, of California, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Belize.  

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Humetewa (AZ district)

12:04pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on cloture on Executive Calendar #666, Diane J. Humetewa, of Arizona, to be United States District Judge for the District of Arizona; Invoked: 64-34

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Tuchi nomination (AZ district)

11:45am The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #665, John Joseph Tuchi, of Arizona, to be United States District Judge for the District of Arizona; Invoked: 62-35

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