Senate Democrats

Schedule for Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.   Following any leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 10:45am, 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.   At…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, July 17, 2014

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #849 Julie E. Carnes, of Georgia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit   Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.509Honoring the extraordinary and courageous life of Mattie Stepanek   Senator Reid filed cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #453, S.2569, the Bring Jobs Home Act.…

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Cloture filed on the MTP to S.2569, Bring Jobs Home Act

Senator Reid filed cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #453, S.2569, the Bring Jobs Home Act. The cloture vote is expected to occur Wednesday morning. Another message will be sent when the vote is scheduled.

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Lawson and Reddick nominations confirmed by voice vote–no more roll call votes today

The Senate confirmed the following nominations by voice votes: -          Executive Calendar #789, Michael Anderson Lawson, of California, for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service as Representative of the United States of America on the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization -          Executive Calendar #537 Eunice S. Reddick, of the District…

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Carnes nomination (11th Circuit)

5:31pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #849 Julie E. Carnes, of Georgia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit; Confirmed: 94-0   Next—voice votes expected:   Executive Calendar #789, Michael Anderson Lawson, of California, for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of…

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Schedule for Monday, July 21, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 2:00pm on Monday, July 21, 2014.   Following any leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 5:30pm, 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.   At…

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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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