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Wrap Up for Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on the committee-reported substitute amendment to S.178, upon reconsideration; not agreed to: 57-41. Legislative Business Began the rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business H.R.1191, Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act Executive Business

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on the committee-reported substitute amendment to S.178; not invoked: 55-43. Motion to invoke cloture on S.178; not invoked: 55-43. Legislative Business Executive Business

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Wrap Up for Monday, March 16, 2015

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #17 Carlos Monje, of Louisiana, to be an Assistant Secretary of Transportation; Confirmed: 94-0. Legislative Business Executive Business Confirmed the following nomination by voice vote: Executive Calendar #18, Manson K. Brown, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce.  

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Wrap Up for Thursday, March 12, 2015

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #20, Christopher A. Hart, of Colorado, to be Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board for a term of two years; Confirmed: 97-0. Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.85, honoring the life and legacy of Georgia Jones-Ayers. Agreed to S.Con.Res.7, authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, March 12, 2015

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Roll Call Votes Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.93, a resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the courageous work and life of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, and calling for a swift and transparent investigation into his tragic murder in Moscow on February 27, 2015. Executive Business

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Wrap Up for Monday, March 9, 2015

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #15, Daniel Henry Marti, of Virginia, to be Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator; Confirmed: 92-0. Legislative Business Passed H.R.1213, Office of Compliance Administrative and Technical Corrections Act of 2015 Executive Business Confirmed by voice vote: Executive Calendar #22, Michelle K. Lee, of California, to be Under Secretary of Commerce…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Roll Call Votes Passage of S.J.Res.8, NLRB; passed: 53-46. Shall the bill, S.1, pass over the objections of the President (veto override); veto sustained: 62-37. Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.98, supporting the goals and ideals of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week. Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.625, a bill…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Roll Call Votes Motion to proceed to S.J.Res.8, NLRB; agreed to: 53-45. Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.94, supporting the goals and ideals of Career and Technical Education Month Adopted S.Res.95, designating March 3, 2015, as “World Wildlife Day”. Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.625, a bill to provide…

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Wrap Up for Monday, March 2, 2015

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on the request to go to conference on H.R.240, DHS appropriations; Not Invoked: 47-43. Cochran motion to table the House Message with respect to H.R.240; Tabled: 58-31. Legislative Business Passed H.R.431, to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Foot Soldiers who participated in Bloody Sunday, Turnaround Tuesday,…

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