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Wrap Up for Tuesday, July 8, 2014

No Roll Call Votes Legislative items Cal. # 440, S.Res.447, a resolution recognizing the threats to freedom of the press and expression around the world and reaffirming freedom of the press as a priority in the efforts of the United States Government to promote democracy and good governance, with committee-reported amendments to the resolution and…

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Wrap Up for Monday, July 7, 2014

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #738, the nomination of Cheryl Ann Krause, of New Jersey, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit; Confirmed: 93-0 Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2363, the Sportsmen’s Act of 2014; Invoked: 82-12   Legislative items Adopted S.Res.470, A resolution amending…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, June 26, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #738, Cheryl Ann Krause, of New Jersey, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit; Invoked: 57-39 2)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #897 Stuart E. Jones, of Virginia, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)     Lee amendment #3380 to H.R.803 (evaluation report requirement); Not Agreed to: 33-63 2)     Flake amendment #3379 to H.R.803 (making the appointment and certification of a new local board permissible instead of required); Not Agreed to: 40-58 3)      Passage of H.R.803, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), as amended; Passed: 95-3  …

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)     Confirmation of Paul G. Byron, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida; Confirmed: 94-0 2)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #780, Carlos Eduardo Mendoza, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida; Confirmed: 94-0 3)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, June 23, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #779, Paul G. Byron, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida; Invoked: 53-30 2)      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #780, Carlos Eduardo Mendoza, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, June 19, 2014

Roll Call Vote 1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #770  Gustavo Velasquez Aguilar, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development; Confirmed: 54-38   Legislative items Passed S.1603, A bill to reaffirm that certain land has been taken into trust for the benefit of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatami…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, June 18, 2014

No Roll Call Votes   Legislative items Passed S.1237, the Omnibus Territories Act with a committee-reported substitute amendment and a Murkowski amendment.   Began the Rule 14 process of S.2491, To protect the Medicare program under title XVIII of the Social Security Act with respect to reconciliation involving changes to the Medicare program (Pryor) in…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #740 Salvador Mendoza, Jr., of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington;  Confirmed: 92-4 2)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #741 Staci Michelle Yandle, of Illinois,  to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Illinois; Confirmed: 52-44 3)     Confirmation…

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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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