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2 votes at noon; afternoon votes moved to 3:15pm (if cloture is invoked)

At 12:00 noon today, the Senate will proceed to a series of 2 roll call votes on the following motions:   -        Cloture on Executive Calendar #839, Norman C. Bay, of New Mexico, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; and -        Cloture on Executive Calendar #842, Cheryl A. LaFleur, of Massachusetts,…

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Schedule for Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, July 14, 2014.   Following Leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 12:00 noon, with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each and with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. The Majority…

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Wrap Up for Monday, July 14, 2014

No Roll Call Votes   Legislative items Senator Reid filed cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2578, Protect Women’s Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014 The Senate began the Rule 14 process to place the following bills on the Calendar: H.R.4718, To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify and make…

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Cloture filed on Ronnie White nomination and MTP to Hobby Lobby bill

Today Senator Reid filed cloture on Executive Calendar #850, the nomination of Ronnie L. White, of Missouri, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri. He then filed cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2578, Protect Women’s Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014. The cloture vote on the White…

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Schedule for Monday, July 14, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 2:00pm on Monday, July 14, 2014.   Following any leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 6:00pm, with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. There will be no roll call votes during Monday’s session of the Senate. The next roll call…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, July 10, 2014

Roll Call Votes Cloture on S.2363, the Bipartisan Sportsman’s Act; Not Invoked: 41-56 Confirmation of Executive Calendar #903 Shaun L. S. Donovan, of New York, to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget; Confirmed: 75-22   Legislative items   Passed Calendar #380, S.Res.412, Lawful Uses of Asia-Pacific Maritime Domains, with the Committee-reported amendments,…

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Agreement on S.2244, Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2014 (TRIA)

The Senate has reached an agreement to consider Calendar #438, S.2244, Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2014 (TRIA). At a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, after consultation with the Republican Leader, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of Calendar #438, S.2244. The committee-reported amendments will be agreed to; the…

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Silliman and Smith nominations confirmed by voice votes–no further roll call votes today

The Silliman and Smith nominations were then confirmed by voice votes. There will be no further roll call votes today.

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Donovan nomination (OMB)

2:05pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #903 Shaun L. S. Donovan, of New York, to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget; Confirmed: 75-22   Next—voice votes expected:   Confirmation of Executive Calendar #695 Douglas Alan Silliman, Texas, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary…

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Next vote: 2pm on confirmation of Donovan nomination (OMB)

The Senate is in Executive Session considering the Donovan (OMB), Silliman (Kuwait), and Smith (Qatar) nominations, with the time until 2:00pm equally divided between the two Leaders, or their designees.   At 2:00pm, the Senate will proceed to vote on confirmation of the nominations in the order listed. We expect a roll call vote on…

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