Senate Democrats

Up to 2 votes at 5:30pm tonight–1 roll call expected

As a reminder, we expect 1 roll call and 1 voice vote at 5:30pm tonight. The roll call vote should be on confirmation of the Neffenger nomination and the voice vote should be on confirmation of the Elliott nomination. 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote, 1 voice vote expected: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #156, Peter…

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Schedule for Monday, June 22, 2015

The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, June 22, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:00pm with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. There is a 4:00pm filing deadline for all germane first-degree amendments to H.R.2146 and H.R.1295. At…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, June 18, 2015

Roll Call Votes Passage of H.R.1735, NDAA, as amended; passed: 71-25. Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to R.2685, Department of Defense Appropriations; not invoked: 50-45. Legislative Business Passed Calendar #98, S.808: Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2015. Adopted S.Res.205, congratulating the Chicago Blackhawks on winning the 2015 Stanley Cup. Adopted…

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Cloture motions filed on TPA and Preferences/TAA bills–4pm Monday filing deadline

This evening, Senator McConnell filed cloture with respect to TPA and Preferences/TAA, and filled the amendment and motion trees. He filed cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.2146, TPA. He then filed cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to H.R.1295, with an…

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Morning Business

The Senate is in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.

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Roll Call Vote on Cloture on MTP to H.R.2685 (DOD Approps)

2:20pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2685 (DOD Appropriations); Not Invoked: 50-45. Senator McConnell changed his vote to no and entered a motion to reconsider the failed cloture vote at a later time.    

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Roll Call Vote on Passage of H.R.1735, as amended (NDAA)

1:46pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on passage of H.R.1735, as amended (NDAA); Passed: 71-25   Next: 1. Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2685, DOD Approps

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2 votes at 1:45pm / managers package

The Senate has adopted a managers package to NDAA. Below you will find a list of agreed to amendments.   We then reached an agreement that sets up 2 roll call votes at 1:45pm today, with the time until 1:45pm equally divided and for debate only.   At 1:45pm, the Senate will vote on the…

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Senate has resumed NDAA post-cloture

The Senate has resumed consideration of H.R.1735, NDAA, post-cloture. There is a good chance we reach an agreement to yield back time and vote after lunch (1:45pm range). If no agreement is reached, the vote on passage would occur at 4:00pm. Upon disposition of NDAA, there will be a cloture vote on the motion to…

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Schedule for Thursday, June 18, 2015

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, June 18, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for 1 hour, with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Democrats controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.1735, NDAA, post-cloture. Upon…

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