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Day June 5, 2014

Cloture filed on 3 district judge nominations and Federal Reserve nominations (Lauck, Sorokin, Boulware, Brainard, Powell, and Fischer)

During Thursday’s session of the Senate, Senator Reid filed cloture on the following nominations:   –       Executive Calendar #734, M. Hannah Lauck, of Virginia to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia; –       Executive Calendar #736, Leo T. Sorokin, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, June 5, 2014

Roll Call Vote 1)     Confirmation of Calendar #798, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, of West Virginia, to be Secretary of Health and Human Services; Confirmed: 78-17   Legislative items Adopted S.Res.468, a resolution to authorize the production of records by the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.   Additional Executive…

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Radelet nomination confirmed by voice vote

Executive Calendar #519, Carolyn Hessler Radelet, of Virginia, to be Director of the Peace Corps, was confirmed by voice vote.

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

At 1:45pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Calendar #798, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, of West Virginia, to be Secretary of Health and Human Services; Confirmed: 78-17 This will be the last vote of the day.  

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Senate Floor Schedule for Thursday, June 5, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Thursday, June 5, 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 with the Majority controlling the first 30 minutes and the Republicans controlling the next…

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