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Senate Floor Schedule for Thursday, May 22, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Thursday, May 22, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 1:45pm with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. The final 10 minutes will be equally divided and controlled between Senators Leahy and…

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Cook, Daly, Green, Martinez nominations confirmed by voice votes

By voice vote, the Senate confirmed the following nominations: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #773 Elisebeth Collins Cook, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board for a term expiring January 29, 2020 Confirmation of Executive Calendar #774 Deirdre M. Daly, of Connecticut, to be United States Attorney for the…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #768, Stanley Fischer, of New York, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve; Confirmed: 68-27 2)     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar 576, David Jeremiah Barron, of Massachusetts, to be United States Circuit Judge for the First Circuit; Invoked: 52-43…

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Senator Lee objects to passing S. 394, Metal Theft Prevention Act of 2013

Senator Klobuchar asked unanimous consent the Senate take up and pass Calendar #88, S.394, a bill to prohibit and deter the theft of metal. Senator Lee objected.

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No more votes today

Cloture was invoked on the Barron nomination by a vote of 52-43.Under the previous order, the vote on confirmation of the Barron nomination will occur at approximately 2:00pm tomorrow, Thursday, May 22.  There will be no further roll call votes today.

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Barron nomination (First Circuit)

2:14pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar 576, David Jeremiah Barron, of Massachusetts, to be United States Circuit Judge for the First Circuit; Invoked:52-43     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #773 Elisebeth Collins Cook, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Privacy…

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Fischer nomination

12:16pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #768, Stanley Fischer, of New York, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve; Confirmed: 68-27

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Paul request to delay cloture vote on Barron nomination–Markey objection

Senator Paul asked unanimous consent that the cloture motion on Executive Calendar 576, David Jeremiah Barron, of Massachusetts, to be United States Circuit Judge for the First Circuit, be delayed.   Senator Markey objected.

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Schedule for Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, May 21. Following any Leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 12:15pm, with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. At 12:15pm, the Senate will proceed to vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #768, Stanley Fischer, of…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #732, Gregg Jeffrey Costa, of Texas, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit; Confirmed: 97-0 Cloture on Executive Calendar #768, Stanley Fischer, of New York, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve; Invoked: 62-35   Additional Legislative items Passed H.R.2939,…

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