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Roll Call Vote on motion to proceed to Legislative Session

Cloture was filed on the Blinken nomination. 2:27pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to proceed to Legislative Session; Agreed to: 52-41

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Roll Call Vote on motion to proceed to Executive Session–Blinken

Cloture was filed on Colvin nomination. 2:10pm Roll Call Vote on motion to proceed to Executive Session to consider Blinken nomination, Dept’y Sect’y of State; 52-41

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Roll Call Vote on motion to proceed to Legislative Session

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Roll Call Vote on motion to proceed to Exec. Session–Murthy

1:36pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #681, Vivek Murthy, Surgeon General; Agreed to: 52-40   There will be no grace period. The remaining votes will be called at 15 minutes.  

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Roll Call Vote on motion to proceed to Legislative Session

The motion to proceed to exec session was agreed to 52-41. Senator Reid then filed cloture on Executive Calendar #1058, Carolyn Colvin Commissioner, of Maryland, to be Commissioner of Social Security.   At 1:13pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to proceed to Legislative Session Agreed to: 51-41

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Roll Call Vote on motion to proceed to Executive Session

12:52pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #1058, Carolyn Colvin Commissioner, of Maryland, to be Commissioner of Social Security; Agreed to: 52-41

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Roll Call Vote on motion to proceed to Legislative Session–cloture filed on Saldana nomination

The Senate proceeded to Executive session by a vote of 48-34. Senator Reid then filed cloture on Executive Calendar #1084, Sarah Saldana, of Texas, to be an Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security. Senator Reid asked unanimous consent that the mandatory quorum under Rule 22 be waived. Senator Wicker objected. That means we will have to…

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Roll Call Vote on the motion to proceed to Executive Session

12:07pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Executive Session in order to proceed to Executive Calendar #1084, Sarah Saldana, Asst Sec Homeland Security (ICE) 48-35

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Samperstein nominations

At 5:24pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1055 David Nathan Saperstein – to be Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom. The Senate confirmed the Gilbert and Barber nominations by voice votes. We expect to confirm the remaining nominations in this series by voice…

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Roll Call Vote on motion to concur re: H.R.3979, NDAA (passage)

The ruling of the chair was upheld by a vote of 55-45. At 4:48pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to concur in the House amendment to H.R.3979, National Defense Authorization Act (passage of NDAA) (60-affirmative vote threshold). There will be 1 more roll call vote in this series.…

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