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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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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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Corker objects to Paul’s request to take up and pass S.2265, Stand with Israel

Senator Paul asked unanimous consent to take up and pass S.2265, the Stand with Israel Act of 2014.   Senator Corker objected.

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Next vote: 1:45pm on cloture on Carnes nomination

The previously scheduled cloture vote on the Carnes will now begin at 1:45pm.   1:45pm—1 roll call vote and 2 voice votes expected:   Cloture on Executive Calendar #849 Julie E. Carnes, of Georgia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit Confirmation of Executive Calendar #709 David B. Shear, of New York,…

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Tester amendment agreed to by voice vote

The Tester amendment #3552 was agreed to by voice vote.

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Vitter amendment agreed to by voice vote

The Vitter #3550 was agreed to by voice vote

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3 RCV @ noon, 1 roll call at 2pm, 5:30pm vote on Monday (TRIA, Carnes, Shear, Mader nominations)

The Senate has reached an agreement to vote at 2:00pm today on cloture on the Carnes nomination (GA Circuit) and then on confirmation of the Shear (Ass’t Sec of Defense) and Mader (Controller, Office of Federal Financial Management) nominations. At 5:30pm on Monday, July 21, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Carnes nomination.…

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Cloture filed on Carnes, Birotte, Rosenberg, deGravelles nominations (GA Circuit, CA, FL and LA districts)

This evening, Senator Reid filed cloture on the following nominations:   -        Executive Calendar #849, Julie E. Carnes, Georgia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit -        Executive Calendar #851, Andre Birotte, Jr., of California, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California -        Executive Calendar #852, Robin…

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