There will now be up to 60 minutes for debate prior to a series of 2 roll call votes. Upon the use or yielding back of time (approximately 2:05pm), the Senate will proceed to vote on confirmation of the following nominations:
– Confirmation of Executive Calendar #909, William Joseph Baer, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Attorney General (majority vote threshold) and
– Confirmation of Executive Calendar #518, Carol J. Galante, of California, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (60-vote threshold).
Following the votes, the Senate will recess in order to accommodate the caucus meetings. The Democratic caucus meeting will begin at 3pm.