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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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Wrap Up for Thursday, April 16, 2015

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1, Russell Deyo, of New Jersey, to be Under Secretary for Management, DHS; confirmed: 95-2. Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.137, 70th anniversary of Roosevelt University. Adopted S.Res.138, Providence College Men’s Ice Hockey Team. Adopted S.Res.139, 20th anniversary of the attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. Began the…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Roll Call Votes Enzi motion to disagree in the House amendment, agree to the request by the House for a conference on S.Con.Res.11, and authorize the Presiding Officer to appoint conferees; agreed to: 54-43 Brown MTI (too big to fail); agreed to: 86-11 Sanders MTI (postal service); agreed to: 85-11 Burr MTI (student loans); agreed…

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