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Month September 2017

Schedule for Thursday, September 21, and Monday, September 25, 2017

The Senate stands adjourned to convene for a pro forma session only with no business conducted on Thursday, September 21, at 8:30am. When the Senate adjourns on Thursday, it will next convene at 4:00pm on Monday, September 25, 2017.   On Monday, following leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #176, William…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #105, Noel J. Francisco, to be Solicitor General; invoked: 49-47. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #105, Noel J. Francisco, to be Solicitor General; confirmed: 50-47. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #176, William Emanuel, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board; invoked:…

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No further roll call votes this week

By a vote of 49-44, the Senate invoked cloture on the Emanuel nomination. The Senate is now considering the nomination post-cloture. We expect to vote on confirmation of the nomination at 5:30pm on Monday. There will be no further roll call votes this week.

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Emanuel nomination (NLRB)

At 4:02pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #176, the nomination of William Emanuel, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board; Invoked: 49-44

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Cloture vote on Emanuel nomination at 4:00pm

Notwithstanding Rule 22, the cloture vote on Executive Calendar #176, the nomination of William Emanuel, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board, will occur at approximately 4:00pm today. If cloture is invoked, the vote on confirmation will occur on Monday, September 25. There are 2 minutes for debate equally divided between the…

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Francisco nomination (Solicitor General)

At 12:15pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #105, the nomination of Noel J. Francisco, of the District of Columbia, to be Solicitor General of the United States; Confirmed: 50-47

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Francisco nomination (Solicitor General)

At 11:00am the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #105, the nomination of Noel J. Francisco, of the District of Columbia, to be Solicitor General of the United States; Invoked: 49-47   There will be a vote on confirmation of the nomination at 12:15pm.

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Schedule for Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, September 19, 2017.   Following leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #105, Noel J. Francisco, of the District of Columbia, to be Solicitor General of the United States. Cloture has been filed on the nomination and will ripen one hour after the Senate…

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Wrap Up for Monday, September 18, 2017

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on H.R.2810, National Defense Authorization Act, as amended; invoked: 90-7. Passage of H.R.2810, NDAA, as amended; passed: 89-8.   Legislative Business Passed Calendar #37, S.188 – EGO Act.   Adopted S.Res.260 – designating September 2017 as “School Bus Safety Month”.   Adopted S.Res.261 – recognizing the month of…

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Cloture filed on William Emanuel (NLRB)

Senator McConnell filed cloture on Executive Calendar #176, William Emanuel, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board.   As a reminder, during Thursday’s session Senator McConnell filed cloture on Executive Calendar #105, Noel J. Fransisco, of the District of Columbia, to be Solicitor General of the United States. Today is the intervening…

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