Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, March 16, 2011

  • Adopted H.Con.Res.27, a concurent resolution providing for the acceptance of a statue of Gerald R. Ford from the people of Michigan for placement in the United States Capitol.
  • Adopted S.Res.94, a resolution to express the sense of the Senate in support of reducing its budget by at least five percent.
  • Adopted S.Res.103, a resolution providing for members on the part of the Senate of the Joint Committee on Printing and the Joint Committee of Congress on the Library.
  • The Senate confirmed the following nominations by UC:
  • ARMY
  • #50 Lt. Gen. Purl K. Keen – Lieutenant General
  • #51 Gen. Martin E. Dempsey – General
  • #52 Maj. Gen. Joseph L. Votel – Lieutenant General
  • #53 Brig. Gen. Donald L. Rutherford – Major General
  • #54 Maj. Gen. Donald M. Campbell, Jr. – Lieutenant General
  • #55 Maj. Gen. Thomas L. Conant – Lieutenant General
  • #56 Lt. Gen. John F. Kelly – Lieutenant General
  • #57 Rear Adm. James P. Wisecup – Vice Admiral
  • #58 Vice Adm. Joseph D. Kernan – Vice Admiral
  • All nominations placed on the Secretary’s Desk in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and Navy.