This evening, Senator Reid filed cloture on the following nominations:
– Executive Calendar #849, Julie E. Carnes, Georgia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit
– Executive Calendar #851, Andre Birotte, Jr., of California, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California
– Executive Calendar #852, Robin L. Rosenberg, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida
– Executive Calendar #854, John W. deGravelles, of Louisiana, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Louisiana
We expect to reach an agreement to vote at 2:00pm tomorrow, Thursday, July 17 on the motion to invoke cloture on the Carnes nomination. Another message will be sent once that agreement is reached.