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Day June 17, 2014

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #740 Salvador Mendoza, Jr., of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington;  Confirmed: 92-4 2)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #741 Staci Michelle Yandle, of Illinois,  to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Illinois; Confirmed: 52-44 3)     Confirmation…

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Post-cloture on motion to proceed to H.R.4660, CJS appropriations–no more votes

Cloture was invoked on the motion to proceed to H.R.4660, CJS appropriations, by a vote of 95-3. There will now be up to 30 hours of post-cloture debate on the motion to proceed. We hope to be able to yield back some of the post-cloture debate time and begin consideration of the bill tomorrow. There…

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on motion to proceed to H.R.4660, CJS appropriations

5:13pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to proceed to Calendar #428, H.R.4660, the Commerce, Science, Justice and Related Agencies Appropriations bill; Invoked: 95-3

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Kadzik nomination

4:47pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #572 Peter Joseph Kadzik, of New York, to be an Assistant Attorney General; Confirmed: 55-43   Next: Cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #428, H.R.4660, the Commerce, Science, Justice and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, which will be the…

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2 roll call votes at 4:45pm-confirmation of Kadzik and cloture on mtp to CJS appropriations

At 4:45pm today, there will be a series of 2 roll call votes on the following items:   Confirmation of Executive Calendar #572 Peter Joseph Kadzik, of New York, to be an Assistant Attorney General; and Cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #428, H.R.4660, the Commerce, Science, Justice and Related Agencies Appropriations bill,…

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Objection to S.Res.469, Detainee Transfer at Guantanamo Bay

This afternoon, Senator Portman asked unanimous consent the Armed Services Committee be discharged from further consideration of S.Res.469, the Senate proceed to its consideration , the preamble be agreed to and the resolution be agreed to.   S.Res.469 is a resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on May 31, 2014, transfer of five detainees…

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Cloture Invoked on Kadzik nomination; Recess until 2:15pm

Cloture was invoked on the Kadzik nomination by a vote of 54-43.  There is now up to 8 hours for debate equally divided and controlled prior to a vote on confirmation of the nomination.  Following the remarks of Senators Murray and Thune, the Senate will recess until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.…

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on the Kadzik nomination

At 12:10pm, the Senate began a 10-minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #572 Peter Joseph Kadzik, of New York, to be an Assistant Attorney General. Invoked: 54-43

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Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of Gayles nomination

At 11:54am, the Senate began a 10-minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #778 Darrin P. Gayles, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida. Confirmed: 98-0

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Yandle nomination (Southern IL District)

11:34am The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Calendar #741 Staci Michelle Yandle, of Illinois,  to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Illinois. Confirmed: 52-44

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