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Day July 8, 2014

Wrap Up for Tuesday, July 8, 2014

No Roll Call Votes Legislative items Cal. # 440, S.Res.447, a resolution recognizing the threats to freedom of the press and expression around the world and reaffirming freedom of the press as a priority in the efforts of the United States Government to promote democracy and good governance, with committee-reported amendments to the resolution and…


Agreement on Castro, Vetter, and Adams nominations

The Senate has reached an agreement that at 12:00 pm, tomorrow, Wednesday, July 9, 2014, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and consider Calendar #’S.906 (Castro), 797 (Vetter), 904 (Adams). There be 2 minutes for debate equally divided in the usual form on each nomination. Upon the use or yielding back of time the…


Schedule for Tuesday, July 8, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, July 8, under the provisions of S.Res.496, as a further mark of respect for the late Senator Alan Dixon, from the State of Illinois.   Following any leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business for 1 hour. The Majority will control the first 30…