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Day June 9, 2014

Wrap Up for Monday, June 9, 2014

Roll Call Votes –        Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #734, the nomination of M. Hannah Lauck, of Virginia, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia; invoked: 52-32 –        Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #736, Leo T. Sorokin, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for…

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Agreement on Nix-Hines nomination

At a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, with the concurrence of the Republican Leader, there will be up to 30 minutes for debate prior to a vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #523, Crystal Nix-Hines, of California, for the rank of Ambassador during her tenure of service as the United States Permanent…

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Agreement on Lauck, Sorokin, Boulware, Fischer, Brainard, and Powell nominations–vote schedule

The Senate has reached an agreement that results in several series of votes tomorrow and Thursday, June 12. As a reminder, cloture was also filed on the motion to proceed to the College Affordability bill and that vote will occur at a time to be determined on Wednesday.  Additional votes are possible this week, but…

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Roll Call Vote on Cloture on Boulware nomination

At 6:20, the Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #739, Richard Franklin Boulware II, of Nevada, to be United States District Judge for the District of Nevada Invoked: 53-34

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Sorokin nomination

6:04pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #736, Leo T. Sorokin, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts; Invoked: 52-33   Next: Cloture on Executive Calendar #739, Richard Franklin Boulware II, of Nevada, to be United States…

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Lauck nomination (Eastern VA district judge)

5:32pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #734, the nomination of M. Hannah Lauck, of Virginia, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia; Invoked: 52-32   Next: –        Cloture on Executive Calendar #736, Leo T. Sorokin, of Massachusetts,…

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Cloture filed on motion to proceed to S.2432, the College Affordability bill

Senator Reid filed cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2432, a bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for the refinancing of certain Federal student loans. The cloture vote is expected to occur on Wednesday, June 11. Another message will be sent once the vote time is scheduled.

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3 roll call votes at 5:30pm (cloture on Lauck, Sorokin, and Boulware district judge nominations)

After the Senate convened today, Senator Reid moved to proceed to S.2432, a bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for the refinancing of certain Federal student loans. The Senate is now in a period of morning business until 5:30pm with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, June 9, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 2:00pm on Monday, June 9, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:30pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.   At 5:30pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and proceed to a series of…

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