Senate Democrats

Roll Call Vote on Murkowski motion to table Sanders amendment #24 (climate change)

5:15pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the Murkowski motion to table Sanders amendment #24 (climate change); Tabled: 56-42   Next: Lee amendment #71 (drilling permit applications); Murkowski amendment #123 (side by side for Wyden) (oil spill liability trust fund); Wyden amendment #27 (oil spill liability trust fund); Blunt amendment #78,…

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Roll Call Vote on Murkowski motion to table Manchin amendment #99 (climate change)

4:56pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the Murkowski motion to table Manchin amendment #99 (climate change); Tabled: 53-46   The Manchin amendment is a side by side to the Sanders amendment. If the Manchin amendment is tabled, the next vote will be on a motion to table Sanders amendment #24…

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Roll Call Vote on Manchin amendment #99 (climate change)

4:56pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the Murkowski motion to table Manchin amendment #99 (climate change). The Manchin amendment is a side by side to the Sanders amendment.   Next: Sanders amendment #24 (climate change); Lee amendment #71 (drilling permit applications); Murkowski amendment #123 (side by side for Wyden) (oil…

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Roll Call Vote on Fischer amendment #18, as modified (federally protected land)

4:30pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the Fischer amendment #18, as modified (federally protected land); Not Agreed To: 54-45   Next: Manchin #99 (federally protected lands); Sanders #24 (climate change); Lee #71 (drilling permit applications); Murkowski #123 (side by side for Wyden) (oil spill liability trust fund); Wyden #27 (oil…

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Roll Call Vote on Boxer amendment (federally protected lands)

3:57pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on Boxer amendment #113, (federally protected lands); Not agreed to: 55-44   Next:   Fischer #18, as mod (federally protected lands); Manchin #99 (federally protected lands); Sanders #24 (climate change); Lee #71 (drilling permit applications); Murkowski #123 (side by side for Wyden) (oil spill liability…

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Agreement on series of up to 10 votes re: Keystone pipeline

The Senate has reached an agreement that results in a series of up to 10 roll call votes that will begin at approximately 3:57pm in relation to the amendments listed below. Each amendment is subject to a 60-affirmative vote threshold, except for the Cornyn and Menendez amendments, as modified, which are subject to majority votes.…

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Schedule for Thursday, January 22, 2015

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, January 22, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for one hour with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each, with the Democrats controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. Following…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Roll Call Votes Lee amendment #33 (ESA); Not agreed to: 54-45. Durbin amendment #69 (petroleum-coke); Not agreed to: 41-58. Toomey amendment #41 (standards for coal refuse power plants); Not agreed to: 54-45. Whitehouse amendment #29 (climate change); Agreed to: 98-1. Hoeven amendment #87, as modified (climate change); Not agreed to: 59-40. Schatz amendment #58 (climate…

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Roll Call Vote on Schatz amendment (climate change)

5:04pm the Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Schatz amendment #58 (climate change).   Not agreed to: 50-49

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Roll Call Vote on Hoeven amendment (climate change)

4:41pm, the Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Hoeven amendment #87, as modified (climate change).   Not agreed to: 59-40.

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