Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, May 15, 2014

Roll Call Votes

  1. Motion to Invoke Cloture on Executive Calendar #667, Rosemary Marquez, of Arizona, to be United States District Judge for the District of Arizona; Invoked: 58-35
  2. Motion to Invoke Cloture on Executive Calendar #668, Douglas L. Rayes, of Arizona, to be United States District Judge for the District of Arizona; Invoked: 59-35
  3. Motion to Invoke Cloture on Executive Calendar #669, James Alan Soto, of Arizona, to be United States District Judge for the District of Arizona; Invoked: 61-35
  4. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #667, Rosemary Marquez, of Arizona, to be United States District Judge for the District of Arizona; Confirmed: 81-15
  5. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #668, Douglas L. Rayes, of Arizona, to be United States District Judge for the District of Arizona; Confirmed: 77-19
  6. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #669, James Alan Soto, of Arizona, to be United States District Judge for the District of Arizona; Confirmed: 93-1
  7. Motion to Invoke Cloture on Executive Calendar #732, Gregg Jeffrey Costa, of Texas, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit; Invoked: 58-36
  8. Motion to invoke cloture on the Wyden substitute amendment #3060 (tax extenders) to H.R.3474, the Hire More Heroes Act of 2014; Not Invoked: 53-40

 

Additional Legislative items

Adopted S.Res.446, Recognizing the 50th anniversary of the Congressional declaration of bourbon whiskey as a distinctive product of the United States.

 

Adopted S.Res.449, Commemorating and honoring the dedication and sacrifice of the Federal, State, and local law enforcement officers who have been killed or injured in the line of duty.

 

Adopted S.Res.450, Designating May 17, 2014, as “Kids to Parks Day”.

 

Additional Executive items

Confirmed the following by voice vote:

-          Executive Calendar #693, Leslie Ragon Caldwell, of New York, to be an Assistant Attorney General and

-          Executive Calendar #541, Helen Meagher La Lime, of the District of Columbia, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Angola

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