Senate Democrats

Roll Call Vote on cloture on MTP to S.J.Res.19, Constitutional amendment on campaign finance

6:31pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.J.Res.19, a joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections. This will be the last vote of the day.

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Aaron, Cohen, and Chen nominations confirmed by voice votes

- Henry J. Aaron, to be Member of the Social Security Advisory Board expiring September 30, 2020; – Alan L. Cohen, to be Member of the Social Security Advisory Board expiring September 30, 2016; – Lanhee J. Chen, to be Member of the Social Security Advisory Board expiring September 30, 2018

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Aaron nomination (Social Security Advisory Board)

6:13pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #910, Henry J. Aaron, to be Member of the Social Security Advisory Board; Confirmed: 54-43 Next: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #911, Henry J. Aaron, to be Member of the Social Security Advisory Board expiring September 30, 2020 (voice vote expected); Confirmation of…

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Roll call vote on confirmation of Pryor nomination (11th Circuit)

5:32pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #848, the nomination of Jill Pryor, of Georgia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit; Confirmed: 97-0 Next: 1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #910, Henry J. Aaron, to be Member of the Social Security Advisory Board (roll call…

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Schedule for Monday, September 8, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned under the provisions of H.Con.Res.112 until 2:00pm on Monday, September 8, 2014. On Monday, September 8, following any Leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 5:30pm with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each, with the time equally divided and controlled between the…

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Schedule for Friday, August 8, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:15am on Friday, August 8, 2014 for a pro forma session only, with no business conducted.   When the Senate adjourns on Friday, it will adjourn under the provisions of H.Con.Res.112 until 2:00pm on Monday, September 8, 2014.   On Monday, September 8, following any Leader remarks, there will be…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Roll Call Votes No roll call votes were conducted during Tuesday’s session of the Senate.   Legislative Business Adopted by voice vote H.Con.Res.112, Adjournment Resolution Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business H.R.5272, Limitation on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Began the Rule 14 process to place on the…

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Schedule for Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The Senate stands in recess until 11:00am on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 5 minutes each. There will be no roll call votes during Tuesday’s session of the Senate. The next roll call…

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Wrap Up for Friday, August 1, 2014

Roll Call Votes No roll call votes were conducted during Friday’s session of the Senate. Legislative Business Passed H.J.Res.76, as amended with the Reid-McConnell-Mikulski amendment, making emergency supplemental appropriations to provide funding for the Israeli Iron Dome defense Passed the following Post Office Naming bills, en bloc: H.R.606 would designate the facility of the United…

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Senator Sessions objects to S.2673, Boxer U.S.-Israel Strategic Partnership bill

Senator Boxer asked unanimous consent the Senate take up and pass Calendar #492, S.2673, a bill to enhance the strategic partnership between the United States and Israel. Senator Sessions objected.

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