Senate Democrats

Amendment tree filled and cloture filed on S.2569, Bring Jobs Home Act; and cloture filed on the motion to proceed to, S.2648, the Emergency Supplemental bill

Senator Reid offered several date change amendments to S.2569, Bring Jobs Home Act, and filed cloture on the bill. Under the rule, the cloture vote would occur 1 hour after the Senate convenes on Wednesday, July 30. Another message will be sent when the vote is scheduled.   Senator Reid then moved to proceed to…

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Kaye, Mohorovic, and McKeon nominations confirmed by voice votes–no more votes today

The Senate confirmed the Kaye, Mohorovic, and McKeon nominations by voice votes.   Executive Calendar #915, Elliot F. Kaye, of New York, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission for a term of seven years from October 27, 2013; confirmed by voice vote Executive Calendar #916, Elliot F. Kaye, of New York,…

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Harris (Fourth Circuit)

5:31pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #929, Pamela Harris, of Maryland, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit; Confirmed: 50-43   Next—voice votes: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #915, Elliot F. Kaye, of New York, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission…

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Schedule for Monday, July 28, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until Monday, July 28, 2014, at 2:00pm. Following any leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #929, Pamela Harris, to be United States District Judge for the Fourth Circuit, post cloture, with the time until 5:30pm equally divided between the two Leaders or…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, July 24, 2014

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #929, Pamela Harris, of Maryland, to be United States District Judge for the Fourth District; Invoked 54-41. Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.462: Recognizing the Khmer and Lao/Hmong Freedom Fighters of Cambodia and Laos for continued support and defense of the United States, with a Rubio amendment.…

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Disbrow, Mendez, Rogoff, Andrews nominations confirmed by voice votes

The Senate confirmed the following nominations by voice votes. Executive Calendar #777, Lisa S. Disbrow, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Air Force; Executive Calendar #919, Victor M. Mendez, of Arizona, to be Deputy Secretary of Transportation; Confirmation of Executive Calendar #920, Peter M. Rogoff, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary of…

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Harris nomination (Fourth Circuit)

At 1:48pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #929, Pamela Harris, of Maryland, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit. Invoked: 54-41

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Motion to proceed to Bring Jobs Home Act agreed to by voice vote

The Senate adopted the motion to proceed to calendar #453, S.2569, the Bring Jobs Home Act, by voice vote.

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Agreement on Mendez, Rogoff, Andrews, Kaye, Mohorovic, and McKeon nominations

The Senate has reached an agreement to vote on confirmation of the Mendez, Rogoff, and Andrews nominations today and on the Kaye, Mohorovic, and McKeon nominations on Monday.   Today at 1:45pm there will be up to 6 votes  (1 roll call and 5 voice votes): Adoption of the motion to proceed to calendar #453,…

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3:40pm Moment of Silence for Special Agent Gibson and Officer Chestnut

At 3:40pm today, the Senate conduct a moment of silence in memory of the 1998 Capitol shooting that resulted in the deaths of Special Agent John Gibson and Officer Jacob Chestnut.

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