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Day July 17, 2014

Wrap Up for Thursday, July 17, 2014

Roll Call Votes Crapo motion to waive all Budget points of order re: Coburn amendment #3549 Flake #3551; Not Waived: 48-49 Flake amendment  #3551 Agreed To: 97-0 Passage of S.2244, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2014; Passed: 93-4 Cloture on Executive Calendar #849 Julie E. Carnes, of Georgia, to be United States Circuit Judge…

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Agreement to vote re: Birotte, Rosenberg and deGravelles nominations on Tuesday, July 22 at 10:45am and 2:15pm

The Senate has reached an agreement to vote on Tuesday, July 22, at 10:45am on cloture on the Birotte, Rosenberg, and deGravelles nominations and, if cloture is invoked, at 2:15pm on confirmation of those nominations. There will be two minutes for debate prior to each vote. All votes after the first in each series will…

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Agreement to vote on Carnes, Lawson, and Reddick nominations on Monday, July 21 at 5:30pm

The Senate reached an agreement to vote on confirmation of the Lawson and Reddick nominations upon disposition of the Carnes nomination on Monday.   As a result, at 5:30pm on Monday, July 21, the Senate will proceed to vote on confirmation of the nominations listed below. We expect a roll call vote on the Carnes…

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Shear and Mader nominations confirmed by voice votes

The Senate confirmed the following nominations by voice votes:   Executive Calendar #709 David B. Shear, of New York, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense (voice vote expected) Calendar #834 David Arthur Mader, of Virginia, to be Controller, Office of Federal Financial Management, Office of Management and Budget (voice vote expected)   The next…

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Roll call vote on cloture on Carnes nomination (GA circuit)

1:52pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #849 Julie E. Carnes, of Georgia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit; Invoked: 68-23 Next–voice votes expected: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #709 David B. Shear, of New York, to be an Assistant Secretary…

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Corker objects to Paul’s request to take up and pass S.2265, Stand with Israel

Senator Paul asked unanimous consent to take up and pass S.2265, the Stand with Israel Act of 2014.   Senator Corker objected.

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Next vote: 1:45pm on cloture on Carnes nomination

The previously scheduled cloture vote on the Carnes will now begin at 1:45pm.   1:45pm—1 roll call vote and 2 voice votes expected:   Cloture on Executive Calendar #849 Julie E. Carnes, of Georgia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit Confirmation of Executive Calendar #709 David B. Shear, of New York,…

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Roll Call Vote on passage of S.2244, TRIA, as amended

12:51pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on passage of S.2244, Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2014, as amended; Passed: 93-4

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Tester amendment agreed to by voice vote

The Tester amendment #3552 was agreed to by voice vote.

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Roll Call Vote on Flake amendment #3551

12:36pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the Flake #3551; Agreed To: 97-0

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