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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, June 16, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #740 Salvador Mendoza, Jr., of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington; Invoked: 55-37 2)      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #741 Staci Michelle Yandle, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, June 12, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #523 Crystal Nix-Hines, of California, for the rank of Ambassador during her tenure of service as the United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization; Confirmed: 52-41 2)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #769, Lael Brainard, of the District of Columbia, to be…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)     Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2432, a bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for the refinancing of certain Federal student loans; Not Invoked: 56-38 2)     Sanders motion to waive applicable points of order with respect to H.R.3230, the vehicle for S.2450, Veterans’…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #734, the nomination of M. Hannah Lauck, of Virginia, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia; Confirmed: 90-0 2)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #736, Leo T. Sorokin, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts; Confirmed: 91-0…

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Wrap Up for Monday, June 9, 2014

Roll Call Votes -        Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #734, the nomination of M. Hannah Lauck, of Virginia, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia; invoked: 52-32 -        Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #736, Leo T. Sorokin, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, June 5, 2014

Roll Call Vote 1)     Confirmation of Calendar #798, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, of West Virginia, to be Secretary of Health and Human Services; Confirmed: 78-17   Legislative items Adopted S.Res.468, a resolution to authorize the production of records by the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.   Additional Executive…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #691, Mark G. Mastroianni, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts; Confirmed: 92-2 Confirmation of  Executive Calendar #692,Bruce Howe Hendricks, of South Carolina, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of South Carolina; Confirmed: 95-0 Confirmation of Executive Calendar #733,…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Roll Call Vote Confirmation of Executive Calendar #633, Keith Harper, of Maryland, for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service as United States Representative to the UN Human Rights Council; Confirmed: 52-42 Cloture on Executive Calendar #755, Sharon Bowen, of New York, to be a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission; Invoked: 50-44…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, June 2, 2014

Roll Call Vote 1)     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #633, Keith Harper, of Maryland, for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service as United States Representative to the UN Human Rights Council; Invoked: 51-37   No Legislative items   No Executive items

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, May 22, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar 576, David Jeremiah Barron, of Massachusetts, to be United States Circuit Judge for the First Circuit; Confirmed: 53-45 2)     Adoption of the conference report to accompany H.R.3080, the Water Resources Development Act of 2013 (60-vote threshold); Agreed to: 91-7     Additional Legislative items Passed H.R.724, To…

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