The Senate will not be in session on Friday, December 2, 2011.
Schedule for Monday, December 5, 2011
On Monday, December 5, the Senate will convene at 2:00pm.
Following Leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 4:30pm with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 4:30pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the nominations listed below. There will be up to 1 hour for debate on the nominations.
#363 Edgardo Ramos – to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York
#364 Andrew L. Carter, Jr. – to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York
#365 James Rodney Gilstrap – to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas
#406 Dana L. Christensen – to be United States District Judge for the District of Montana
At 5:30pm there will be a roll call vote on confirmation of one of the judicial nominations. We expect the remaining three judges to be confirmed by consent. As a reminder, cloture was filed on the nomination of Caitlin Joan Halligan, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia. That cloture vote will occur at noon on Tuesday.