Senate Democrats

Cloture vote on Lynch nomination expected around 11:40am

Following the remarks of Senator Feinstein and Senator McCaskill, we anticipate we will yield the remaining time and then vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the lynch nomination. The vote is expected to begin in the 11:35-11:40am range.

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Cloture on Lynch expected to occur no later than 11:55am

The Senate has resumed consideration of Executive Calendar #21, the nomination of Loretta Lynch, of New York, to be Attorney General. There will now be up to 2 hours for debate equally divided prior to a cloture vote on the nomination. If all time is used, the vote would begin around 11:55am. Time may be…

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Schedule for Thursday, April 23, 2015

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, April 23, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will enter Executive Session to resume consideration of Executive Calendar #21, Loretta E. Lynch, of New York, to be Attorney General. By consent, there will be 2 hours of debate, equally divided, followed by a roll call vote…

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Agreement of Loretta Lynch nomination (Attorney General)

By unanimous consent, when the Senate resumes consideration of Executive Calendar #21, the nomination of Loretta Lynch, of New York, to be Attorney General, on Thursday, April 23 (approximately 9:40am), there will be 2 hours for debate equally divided prior to a vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination. If cloture is…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Roll Call Votes Leahy SA #301 (substitute); not agreed to: 43-55. Cornyn-Murray-Klobuchar SA #1124 (victims support without expanded Hyde); agreed to: 98-0. Cornyn SA #1127 (side by side to Leahy #290); not agreed to: 45-53. Leahy SA #290 (Reauthorize Homeless and Runaway Youth); not agreed to: 56-43. Brown SA #311 (parental rights); agreed to: 99-0.…

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Roll Call Vote on Passage of S.178

4:06pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on passage of S.178, as amended; Passed: 98-0   The Senate confirmed the following amendments by voice vote: Klobuchar SA #296 (Stop Exploitation through Sex Trafficking) Hoeven SA #299, as modified (data collection) Sullivan SA #279 (cross designation) Wicker SA #1126 (public database) Flake SA…

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Roll Call Vote on Kirk SA #273, as modified (commercial advertising)

3:31pm, the Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Kirk amendment #273, as modified (commercial advertising). Agreed to:97-2. Next: Passage of S.178, as amended, Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015

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Roll Call Vote on Burr SA #1121 (sex offender list)

3:12pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Burr amendment #1121 (sex offender list). Agreed to: 98-0 Next: Kirk SA #273, as modified (commercial advertising) Passage of S.178, as amended, Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015

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Roll Call Vote on Brown SA #311 (parental rights)

2:53pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Brown amendment #311 (parental rights). Agreed to: 99-0. Next: Burr SA #1121 (sex offender list) Kirk SA #273, as modified (commercial advertising) Passage of S.178, as amended, Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015

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Roll Call Vote on Leahy SA #290 (Reauthorize Homeless and Runaway Youth)

2:32pm  The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Leahy SA #290 (Reauthorize Homeless and Runaway Youth) Not Agreed To: 56-43. Next: Brown SA #311 (parental rights) Burr SA #1121 (sex offender list) Kirk SA #273, as modified (commercial advertising) Passage of S.178, as amended, Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015

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