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Year 2014

Wrap Up for Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Roll Call Votes: Cloture on Executive Calendar #928, Pamela Pepper, of Wisconsin, to be a US district judge for the Eastern District of Wisconsin; Invoked: 58-39. Cloture on Executive Calendar #930, Brenda K. Sannes, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of New York; Invoked: 55-42. Cloture on Executive…

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Agreement on Pettit, Spratlen, Ashford, Marvel, Pugh, Toloui, Mensah, Krol, Moreno, Lu and Hartley nominations

Under the previous order, there will be a series of 5 votes (likely roll calls) on confirmation of the Pepper, Sannes, Arleo, Beetlestone and Bolden nominations. This evening, we were able to reach an agreement to add 11 additional nominations to the list of votes. Those votes will be on confirmation of the Pettit, Spratlen,…

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Bolden nomination (CT district)

4:29pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1034, Victor Allen Bolden, of Connecticut, to be United States District Judge for the District of Connecticut. This will be the last roll call vote of the day. Following this vote, the Senate will recess subject…

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Bettlestone (PA district)

4:10pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1033, Wendy Beetlestone, of PA, to be US District Judge for the Eastern District of PA; Invoked: 58-38   Next: Cloture on Executive Calendar #1034, Victor Allen Bolden, of Connecticut, to be United States District Judge…

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Arleo nomination (NJ district)

3:49pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1032, Madeline Cox Arleo, of New Jersey, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey; Invoked: 56-40   Next: Cloture on Executive Calendar #1033, Wendy Beetlestone, of Pennsylvania, to be United States…

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Roll call vote on cloture on Sannes (NY district judge)

3:33pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #930, Brenda K. Sannes, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of New York; Invoked: 55-42 Next: Cloture on Executive Calendar #1032, Madeline Cox Arleo, of New Jersey, to be…

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Pepper nomination (WI district judge)

3:04pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #928, Pamela Pepper, of Wisconsin, to be a US district judge for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. The remaining votes in this series will be 10 minute votes.   Next: Cloture on Executive Calendar #930, Brenda…

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Added 2 voice votes to the 3pm series of votes today (Sison nominations)

Following the vote on confirmation of the Yamate nomination (the last voice vote in the 3pm series), there will be 2 additional voice votes on confirmation of Executive Calendar #s 966 and 967, the nominations of Michele Jeanne Sison (UN).   The updated vote schedule is as follows:   3:00pm on Wednesday, November 19—5 roll…

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5 cloture votes @3pm today; up to 5 votes at 2pm tomorrow 6 voice votes on HOlladay, Cormack, Mustard, Miller, Cefkin, and Kiribati nominations

Last night Senator Reid filed cloture on 5 district judge nominations. This morning, we were able to reach an agreement to hold those cloture votes at 3:00pm today, and to vote on confirmation of 6 additional nominations following those cloture votes.   If cloture is invoked on any of the nominations, on Thursday, November 20,…

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Schedule for Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business. The time from 1:00-2:00pm will be under control of the Republicans and from 2:00—3:00pm will be under control of the Majority. During Tuesday’s session, Senator Reid filed cloture on the…

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