Senate Democrats

Wrap Up for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Roll Call Votes

  1. The motion to invoke cloture on S.2569, Bring Jobs Home Act; Not Invoked: 54-42
  2. The motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2648, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations; Invoked: 63-33

Legislative Business

Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.2709, Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act (Manchin)

Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.2685, USA Freedom Act (Leahy)

Executive Business

The following nominations were confirmed by voice votes:

  1. Executive Calendar #535, Cynthia H. Akuetteh, of the District of Columbia, to be Ambassador to the Gabonese Republic and to serve concurrently as Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe
  2. Executive Calendar #783, Erika Lizabeth Moritsugu, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
  3. Executive Calendar #729, Richard A. Kennedy, of Pennsylvania, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
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