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Wrap Up for Monday, December 14, 2015

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #393, Alissa M. Starzak, of New York, to be General Counsel of the Department of the Army; confirmed: 45-34.   Legislative Business Passed H.R.2270 – Bill Frank, Jr. Adopted S.Res.334 – Penn State Women’s Soccer. Passed Calendar #316, S.2044 – Consumer Review Freedom Act, with Thune substitute amendment.…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, December 10, 2015

No Roll Call Votes   Legislative Business Passed H.R.2250, as amended with the text of H.J.Res.75, Continuing Resolution through December 16.   Passed Calendar #35, S.142 – Child Nicotine Poisoning   Passed Calendar #62, S.993 – Comprehensive Justice and Mental Health w/ Franken amdt.   Passed Calendar #242, S.209 – Indian Tribal Energy   Passed…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Roll Call Votes Adoption of the conference report to accompany S.1177, ESEA; adopted: 85-12.   Legislative Business Passed Calendar #311, H.R.2820 – Stem Cell   Adopted S.Res.317 – American Visionary Art Museum   Executive Business Confirmed the following nominations by voice vote   DEPARTMENT OF STATE Executive Calendar #415 – Catherine Ebert-Gray, of Virginia, a…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on the conference report to accompany S.1177, ESEA; invoked: 84-12.   Legislative Business Passed Calendar #306, S.1719: RAISE Family Caregivers Act, with committee-reported substitute amendment.   Passed Calendar #135, S.Res.207: World Press Freedom Day.   Adopted S.Res.331: Wreaths Across America Day.   No Executive Business

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Wrap Up for Monday, December 7, 2015

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #214, Travis Randall McDonough, of Tennessee, to be US District Judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee; confirmed: 89-0.   Legislative Business Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.2359, to restore Second Amendment rights in the District of Columbia (Paul).  …

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Wrap Up for Thursday, December 3, 2015

Roll Call Votes Motion to Table Murray SA #2876 (women’s health care security); tabled: 54-46. Johnson SA #2875 (keep plan) [60 vote affirmative threshold]; not agreed to: 56-44 Motion to Waive Budget Act Point of Order re: Brown SA #2883 (FMAP); not waived: 45-55. Collins SA #2885 (Strike Planned Parenthood);  not agreed to: 48-52 Motion…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, December 2, 2015

No Roll Call Votes   Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.324, National Phenylketonuria Awareness Day.   Adopted S.Res.325, Holiday charity donations.   Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business H.R.427, Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2015.   No Executive Business

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, December 1, 2015

No Roll Call Votes   Legislative Business Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business H.R.427, Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2015.   No Executive Business

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Wrap Up for Monday, November 30, 2015

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #268, the nomination of Gayle Smith, of Ohio, to be Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development; confirmed: 79-7.   Legislative Business Passed Calendar #139, S.1698: Payments in Eugenics Compensation.   Adopted S.Res.322, Rosa Parks 60th Anniversary.   Completed the Rule 14 process to place on…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, November 19, 2015

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #366, Peter William Bodde, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Libya; confirmed: 95-0.   Legislative Business Passed by voice vote H.R.3996: Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2015 (December 4, 2015).   Passed Calendar #288, S.1550: Program Management Improvement w/ Ernst amdt.…

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