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Wrap Up for Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Roll Call Votes Motion to proceed to the conference report to accompany S.Con.Res.11, Budget; agreed to: 53-44. Adoption of the conference report to accompany S.Con.Res.11, the concurrent resolution on the Budget; adopted: 51-48. Motion to table the veto message on S.J.Res.8, a joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the National…

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Wrap Up for Monday, May 4, 2015

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar # 76, Willie E. May, of Maryland, to be Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology; confirmed: 93-0. Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.166, expressing the sense of the Senate that domestically grown flowers support the farmers, small businesses, jobs, and economy of the United States, enhance the ability…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, April 30, 2015

Roll Call Votes   Legislative Business Passed Calendar #33, S.665: Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu National Blue Alert Act of 2015 Adopted S.Res.136, expressing support for the designation of May 1, 2015, as “Silver Star Service Banner Day” Adopted the following resolutions, en bloc: S.Res.158, Cinco de Mayo; S.Res.159, 9-1-1 Education Month; S.Res.160, Public Service…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Roll Call Votes Barrasso amendment #1147 (terrorism certification); not agreed to: 45-54. Legislative Business Executive Business

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Roll Call Votes Johnson amendment #1150 (treaty treatment)[60 vote threshold]; not agreed to: 39-57. Legislative Business Passed Calendar #36, S.304: to improve motor vehicle safety by encouraging the sharing of certain information. Adopted S.Res.153, recognizing the importance of the U.S.-Japan relationship to safeguarding global security, prosperity, and human rights. Executive Business

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Wrap Up for Monday, April 27, 2015

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #75, the nomination of Dava J. Newman, of Massachusetts, to be Deputy Administrator of NASA; confirmed: 87-0. Legislative Business Executive Business

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Wrap Up for Thursday, April 23, 2015

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #21, Loretta E. Lynch, of New York, to be Attorney General; invoked: 66-34. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #21, Loretta E. Lynch, of New York, to be Attorney General; confirmed: 56-43. Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.149, recognizing the importance and inspiration of the Hubble Space Telescope. Adopted…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Roll Call Votes Leahy SA #301 (substitute); not agreed to: 43-55. Cornyn-Murray-Klobuchar SA #1124 (victims support without expanded Hyde); agreed to: 98-0. Cornyn SA #1127 (side by side to Leahy #290); not agreed to: 45-53. Leahy SA #290 (Reauthorize Homeless and Runaway Youth); not agreed to: 56-43. Brown SA #311 (parental rights); agreed to: 99-0.…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Roll Call Votes Legislative Business Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.1035, extensions of authority under FISA (McConnell). Executive Business

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Wrap Up for Monday, April 20, 2015

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #24, George C. Hanks, Jr., of Texas, to be US District Judge for the Southern District of Texas; confirmed: 91-0. Legislative Business Agreed to H.Con.Res.34, Use of Emancipation Hall. Adopted S.Res.141, supporting the goals and ideals of Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. Completed the Rule…

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