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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 28, 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 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

Roll Call Vote on cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2569, Bring Jobs Home Act
11:00am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to ...
July 23, 2014

Roll Call Vote on confirmation of deGravelles nomination (LA nomination)
2:59pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #854, John W. deGravelles, of ...
July 22, 2014

Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Rosenberg nomination (FL district)
2:41pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #852, Robin L. Rosenberg, of ...
July 22, 2014

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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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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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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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Amendment tree filled and cloture filed on S.2569, Bring Jobs Home Act; and cloture filed on the motion to proceed to, S.2648, the Emergency Supplemental bill

Senator Reid offered several date change amendments to S.2569, Bring Jobs Home Act, and filed cloture on the bill. Under the rule, the cloture vote would occur 1 hour after the Senate convenes on Wednesday, July 30. Another message will be sent when the vote is scheduled.   Senator Reid then moved to proceed to…

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Kaye, Mohorovic, and McKeon nominations confirmed by voice votes–no more votes today

The Senate confirmed the Kaye, Mohorovic, and McKeon nominations by voice votes.   Executive Calendar #915, Elliot F. Kaye, of New York, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission for a term of seven years from October 27, 2013; confirmed by voice vote Executive Calendar #916, Elliot F. Kaye, of New York,…

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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, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit; Confirmed: 50-43   Next—voice votes: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #915, Elliot F. Kaye, of New York, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission…

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Schedule for Monday, July 28, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until Monday, July 28, 2014, at 2:00pm. Following any leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #929, Pamela Harris, to be United States District Judge for the Fourth Circuit, post cloture, with the time until 5:30pm equally divided between the two Leaders or…

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