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Follow legislative action on the Senate Floor with our updates throughout the day. All updates from Majority Leader Harry Reid and Democratic staff are listed below.

Today In The Senate

We prepare a Daily Summary with each day's expected Senate schedule.

Schedule for Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The Senate stands adjourned until Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 10:00am. Following any leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 12:00 noon, with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each, with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Majority controlling the final half. ...
July 29, 2014

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Wrap Up

Our Wrap Up compiles Senate unanimous consent items and other business at the end of the legislative day.

Wrap Up for Monday, July 28, 2014
Roll Call Votes 1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #929, Pamela Harris, of Maryland, to be United States District Judge for the Fourth District; Confirmed: 50-43. Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.525: Designating July 30, 2014, as “National Whistleblower Appreciation Day” Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.2673, U.S.-Israel Strategic ...
July 28, 2014

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Votes

Results of the latest Senate Roll Call votes.

Roll Call Vote on Carper-Corker-Boxer amendment #3583
6:08pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Carper-Corker-Boxer amendment #3583 (Date Change and Finance Committee-reported financing ...
July 29, 2014

Roll Call Vote on Wyden-Hatch amendment #3582
5:42pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on Wyden amendment #3582 (text of Finance-reported bill); Agreed to: ...
July 29, 2014

Roll Call Vote on confirmation of McDonald nomination (VA Secretary)
2:46pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #952, Robert Alan McDonald, of ...
July 29, 2014

Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Harris (Fourth Circuit)
5:31pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #929, Pamela Harris, of Maryland, ...
July 28, 2014

Roll Call Vote on cloture on Harris nomination (Fourth Circuit)
At 1:48pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar ...
July 24, 2014

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Roll Call Vote on Carper-Corker-Boxer amendment #3583

6:08pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Carper-Corker-Boxer amendment #3583 (Date Change and Finance Committee-reported financing provisions, with the exception of pension smoothing provisions); Agreed to: 66-31

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Roll Call Vote on Wyden-Hatch amendment #3582

5:42pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on Wyden amendment #3582 (text of Finance-reported bill); Agreed to: 71-26

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Andrea, Hoza, and Polaschik nominations by voice votes

The Senate confirmed the McDonald nomination by a vote of 97-0. The Senate then confirmed Andrea, Hoza, and Polaschik nominations by voice votes.   The Senate is now considering H.R.5021, Highway and Transportation Funding Act. The Wyden-Hatch #3582, Carper-Corker-Boxer #3583, Lee #3584, and Toomey #3585 are in order prior to a vote on passage of…

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of McDonald nomination (VA Secretary)

2:46pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #952, Robert Alan McDonald, of Ohio, to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs; Confirmed: 97-0

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Schedule for Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 10:00am. Following any leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 12:00 noon, with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each, with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Majority controlling the final half. At…

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Wrap Up for Monday, July 28, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #929, Pamela Harris, of Maryland, to be United States District Judge for the Fourth District; Confirmed: 50-43. Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.525: Designating July 30, 2014, as “National Whistleblower Appreciation Day” Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.2673, U.S.-Israel Strategic Partnership…

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Agreement on Highway and Transportation Funding Act–up to 5 roll call votes Tuesday evening

The Senate has reached an agreement to execute the previous order with respect to the Highway and Transportation funding Act tomorrow. At 2:45pm on Tuesday July 29, the Senate will proceed to a series of votes on confirmation of the McDonald, Andre, Hoza and Polaschik nominations. Upon disposition of the Polaschik nomination, the Senate will…

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Agreement to vote on confirmation of the Andre, Hoza and Polaschik nominations

The Senate has reached an agreement to consider the Andre, Hoza and Polaschik nominations. Following consideration of Executive Cal. #952 (McDonald) (2:45pm vote), on Tuesday July 29, the Senate will proceed to vote on confirmation of the nominations.   2:45pm on Tuesday, July 29—up to 4 votes–at least 1 roll call vote Confirmation of Executive…

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Agreement to vote on McDonald nomination (Sect’y of VA) at 2:45pm Tuesday, July 29

On Tuesday, July 29, the Senate will execute the previous order with respect to Executive Calendar #952 Robert Alan McDonald, of Ohio, to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs. The only debate time will be from 12:00 noon until 12:30pm and from 2:15pm until 2:45pm, equally divided in the usual form. At 2:45pm, the Senate will…

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Inhofe objects to Klobuchar Global Climate Change resolution

Senator Klobuchar asked unanimous consent the Senate take up and adopt S.Res.524, A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding global climate change. Senator Inhofe objected.

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