Senate Democrats

Schedule for Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of S.2280, a bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline. There will be up to 6 hours of debate equally divided between opponents and proponents. If all debate time is used, at approximately…

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Agreement to vote on Basset, Bernicat, Zumwalt, Allen, Roebuck nominations

Following the cloture vote on the motion to proceed to S.2685, USA FREEDOM Act, tomorrow, the Senate will voice vote the Basset, Bernicat, Zumwalt, Allen, Roebuck nominations (ambassadors). Tomorrow’s vote schedule is as follows:   Tuesday, November 18 around 6:15pm: 5 Roll Call Votes (all votes after the first will be 10 minute votes): Passage…

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Wrap Up for Monday, November 17, 2014

Roll Call Votes Adoption of the motion to concur in the House amendment to S.1086, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014; Adopted: 88-1. Cloture on Executive Calendar #856, Leslie Joyce Abrams, to be U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Georgia; Invoked: 68-28. Cloture on Executive Calendar #857, Mark Howard…

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Leaf, Osius, Ruggles, and Stanton nominations confirmed (ambassadors)

The Senate confirmed the Leaf, Osius, Ruggles, and Stanton nominations. Executive Calendar #1050 Barbara A. Leaf – to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the United Arab Emirates   Executive Calendar #898 Theodore G. Osius III – to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America…

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Ross nomination

6:45pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #858, Eleanor Louise Ross, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia; Invoked: 66-29. This will be the last roll call vote of the day.    

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Cohen nomination (GA District)

6:25pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #857, Mark Howard Cohen, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia; Invoked: 67-29   Next: Cloture on Executive Calendar #858, Eleanor Louise Ross, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District…

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Now voting on cloture on Abrams — voice votes on Leaf, Osius, Ruggles, and Stanton nominations tonight

6:05pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #856, Leslie Joyce Abrams, to be U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Georgia; Invoked: 68-28   Following the cloture vote on the Ross nomination tonight, the Senate will voice vote confirmation of the Leaf,…

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Roll Call Vote on adoption of motion to concur re: S.1086, Child Care Development Block Grant

5:33pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on adoption of the motion to concur in the House amendment to S.1086, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 Agreed To: 88-1.   The remaining votes in this series will be 10 minute votes.   Next: Cloture on Executive Calendar #856,…

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Schedule for Monday, November 17, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 2:00pm on Monday, November 17, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:30pm. At 5:30pm, the Senate will proceed to 4 roll call votes on adoption of the motion to concur to S.1086 and on the Adams, Cohen, and Ross nominations.…

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The Senate has reached an agreement to set the votes related to the Child Care and Development Block Grant bill; the Abrams, Cohen, Ross, and Crawford nominations; and cloture on the motion to proceed to the USA FREEDOM Act. The vote schedule is as follows:   Monday, November 17 at 5:30pm: Adoption of the motion…

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