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Day June 4, 2014

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #691, Mark G. Mastroianni, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts; Confirmed: 92-2 Confirmation of  Executive Calendar #692,Bruce Howe Hendricks, of South Carolina, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of South Carolina; Confirmed: 95-0 Confirmation of Executive Calendar #733,…

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Up to 2 votes at 1:45pm Thursday, June 5–Burwell (HHS) and Radelet (Peace Corps)

The Senate has reached an agreement to vote on the Burwell (HHS) and Radelet (Peace Corps) tomorrow at 1:45pm.   As a result, there will be as many as 2 roll call votes at 1:45pm Thursday, June 5, on the following Executive nominations:   –          Confirmation of Executive Calendar #798 Sylvia Mathews Burwell, of West…

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Senator Paul objections to Chile Tax Convention Treaty and Switzerland Tax Convention

Senator Menendez asked unanimous consent that at a time to be determined the Senate vote to ratify Executive Calendar #8, Treaty Document #112-8, the Tax Convention with Chile. Senator Paul objected.   Senator Cardin asked unanimous consent that at a time to be determined the Senate vote to ratify Executive Calendar #9, Treaty Document #112-1,…

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Selig nomination confirmed by voice vote

Executive Calendar #796 Stefan M. Selig, of New York, to be Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade was confirmed by voice vote.

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Roll Call Vote on cloture of Burwell nomination (Secretary of HHS)

At 12:05pm, the Senate began a 10-minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #798, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, of West Virginia, to be Secretary of Health and Human Services. Invoked: 67-28

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Chutkan nomination (DC district judge)

11:46am The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Confirmation of Executive Calendar #733, Tanya S. Chutkan, of the District of Columbia, to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia. Confirmed: 95-0   Next: Cloture on Executive Calendar #798, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, of West Virginia, to be Secretary of Health…

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Hendricks nomination (SC district judge)

11:29am The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on confirmation of  Executive Calendar #692,Bruce Howe Hendricks, of South Carolina, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of South Carolina; Confirmed: 95-0   Next: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #733, Tanya S. Chutkan, of the District of Columbia, to be United States District…

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Mastroianni–Agreement on Selig (Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade)

11:00am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Calendar #691, Mark G. Mastroianni, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts. Confirmed: 92-2 The next votes in this series will be 10 minute votes. The Senate also reached an agreement to vote on confirmation of…

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Objection to S.2414, the Coal Country Protection Act

This morning, Senator McConnell asked unanimous consent that the Environment and Public Works Committee be discharged from further consideration of S.2414, the Coal Country Protection Act and the bill be read a third time and passed.   Senator Reid objected to the request.   The unofficial transcript is below.   MR. McCONNELL: I’D INDICATED TO…

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Senate Schedule for Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Schedule for Wednesday, June 4, 2014 The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, June 4. Following any Leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 11:00am with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each and the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their…

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