Roll Call Votes
1) Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #574, the nomination of Michelle Friedland, to be a U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit; Invoked: 56-41
2) Reid motion to instruct the SAA to request the presence of absent Senators; Agreed to: 55-37
Passed S.994, the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014, with a Carper substitute amendment and a Carper amendment to the substitute.
Adopted S.Res.422, a resolution to authorize written testimony, document production, and representation in Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Foundation, Inc. v. United States.
Additional Executive items
Confirmed all nominations placed on the Secretary’s desk in the Coast Guard and the following items:
Executive Calendar #760 To be Rear Admiral
Linda L. Fagan
Thomas W. Jones
Steven D. Poulin
James E. Rendon
Executive Calendar #761 Rear Adm. William D. Lee – to be Vice Admiral
Executive Calendar #762 Rear Adm. Charles W. Ray – to be Vice Admiral
Executive Calendar #763 Rear Adm. Charles D. Michel – to be Vice Admiral
Executive Calendar #764 Vice Adm. Peter V. Neffenger – to be Vice Admiral