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Year 2014

Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Bass nomination (Amb. to Turkey)

12:02pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #956, John R. Bass, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Turkey; Confirmed: 98-0   The next votes in this series should be voice votes.   Executive Calendar #536, Eric T.…

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Schedule for Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 12:00pm, with the time equally divided between the two Leaders or their designees. At 12:00pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and proceed to 1 roll call vote…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1003, Jeffery Martin Baran, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the remainder of the term expiring June 30, 2015; Confirmed: 56-44. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1004, Stephen G. Burns, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the…

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Agreement on Bass, Schultz, Daughton, Pressman, Wada, Werthheiner, and Huther nominations–1 roll call vote at noon Wednesday

The Senate has reached an agreement to vote at 12:00 noon tomorrow, Wednesday, September 17, on confirmation of the Bass, Schultz, Daughton, Pressman, Wada, Werthheiner, and Huther nominations. We expect a roll call vote on the Bass nomination and voice votes on the remaining nominations in this agreement.   DEPARTMENT OF STATE #956 John R.…

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Cornyn objects a vote on passage of the Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act

Senate Warren asked unanimous consent the Senate take up and vote on passage of Calendar #409, S.2432, the Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act.   Senator Cornyn asked that the request be modified to allow an unlimited number of amendments offered in an alternating fashion starting with an amendment offered by Senator McConnell. Senator…

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Roll Call Vote confirmation of Burns nomination (NRC)

2:41pm, The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #1004, Stephen G. Burns, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the term of five years expiring June 30, 2019. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #594 Linda A. Schwartz, of Connecticut, to be an Assistant Secretary…

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Baran nomination (NRC)

2:16pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #1003, Jeffery Martin Baran, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the remainder of the term expiring June 30, 2015; Confirmed: 56-44   Next:         Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1004, Stephen G. Burns, of…

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Schedule for Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 12:30pm. The Senate will recess from 12:30 until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings. At 2:15pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and proceed to 2…

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Wrap Up for Monday, September 15, 2014

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on S.2199, the Paycheck Fairness Act; Not Invoked: 52-40. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1003, Jeffery Martin Baran, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the remainder of the term expiring June 30, 2015; Invoked: 52-39. Motion to invoke cloture on…

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Agreement on Schwatz, Harrington, Robinson, Hately, Hachigian, and Tanner nominations

The Senate has reached an agreement that following the vote on confirmation of the Burns nomination (Executive Calendar #1004), the Senate will consider the Schwatz, Harrington, Robinson, Hartely, Hachigian, and Tanner nominations. There will be 2 minutes for debate equally divided prior to each vote and each vote following the first will be 10 minutes…

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