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Schedule for Pro Forma Sessions and Monday, February 27, 2017
The Senate stands adjourned to then convene for a pro forma sessions only, with no business conducted on the following dates and times:   Monday, February 20th at 4:30pm Thursday, February 23rd at 9:00am   When the Senate adjourns on Thursday, February 23rd, it will next convene at 12:00pm on Monday, February 27.   ...
February 20, 2017

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Wrap Up

Our Wrap Up compiles Senate unanimous consent items and other business at the end of the legislative day.

Wrap Up for Thursday, February 16, and Friday, February 17 2017
Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Mick Mulvaney to be Director of OMB; confirmed: 51-49. Motion to invoke cloture on Scott Pruitt to be Administrator of EPA; invoked: 54-46. Motion to extend debate on the Pruitt nomination; not agreed to 47-51. Confirmation of Scott Pruitt to be Administrator of EPA; confirmed 52-46. Motion to invoke ...
February 17, 2017

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Votes

Results of the latest Senate Roll Call votes.

Roll Call Vote on Cloture on Nomination of Wilbur Ross (Commerce)
1:17 pm, the Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote  on the motion to invoke cloture on Wilbur Ross, ...
February 17, 2017

Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of Scott Pruitt for EPA Administrator
1:03 pm, the Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Confirmation of Scott Pruitt, EPA Administrator OMB. Confirmation ...
February 17, 2017

Roll Call Vote on Motion to Extend Post-Cloture Debate
12:35 pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to extend post-cloture debate on Executive ...
February 17, 2017

Roll Call Vote on Cloture on Scott Pruitt (EPA)
11:16am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of ...
February 16, 2017

Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of Mick Mulvaney (OMB)
10:42am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Mick Mulvaney to be Director, Office of ...
February 16, 2017

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Schedule for Pro Forma Sessions and Monday, February 27, 2017

The Senate stands adjourned to then convene for a pro forma sessions only, with no business conducted on the following dates and times:   Monday, February 20th at 4:30pm Thursday, February 23rd at 9:00am   When the Senate adjourns on Thursday, February 23rd, it will next convene at 12:00pm on Monday, February 27.   On…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, February 16, and Friday, February 17 2017

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Mick Mulvaney to be Director of OMB; confirmed: 51-49. Motion to invoke cloture on Scott Pruitt to be Administrator of EPA; invoked: 54-46. Motion to extend debate on the Pruitt nomination; not agreed to 47-51. Confirmation of Scott Pruitt to be Administrator of EPA; confirmed 52-46. Motion to invoke cloture…

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Roll Call Vote on Cloture on Nomination of Wilbur Ross (Commerce)

1:17 pm, the Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote  on the motion to invoke cloture on Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce. Invoked: 66-31.    

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Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of Scott Pruitt for EPA Administrator

1:03 pm, the Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Confirmation of Scott Pruitt, EPA Administrator OMB. Confirmation of Scott Pruitt, EPA Administrator was agreed to by a vote of 52-46. Next: Possible vote on motion to table the motion to reconsider the vote Motion to invoke cloture on Wilbur Ross, Secretary of…

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Roll Call Vote on Motion to Extend Post-Cloture Debate

12:35 pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to extend post-cloture debate on Executive Calendar #15, Scott Pruitt to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.   The motion to extend post-cloture debate on Executive Calendar #15, Scott Pruitt to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency was not…

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Up to 4 roll call votes at approximately 12:30pm

At 12:30 PM, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to extend post-cloture debate on Executive Calendar #15, Scott Pruitt to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. If the motion is not adopted, following that vote there will be four minutes equally divided on the Pruitt nomination, followed by the confirmation…

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Roll Call Vote on Cloture on Scott Pruitt (EPA)

11:16am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Scott Pruitt to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. invoked: 54-46

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Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of Mick Mulvaney (OMB)

10:42am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Mick Mulvaney to be Director, Office of Management and Budget. confirmed: 51-49.   Next, up to 10 minutes of debate then: Motion to invoke cloture on Scott Pruitt to be Administrator, EPA

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Schedule for Thursday, February 16, 2017

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Thursday, February 16, 2017.   Following any Leader remarks, there be 10 minutes of debate followed by the confirmation vote on Executive Calendar #16, Mick Mulvaney to be Director of Office Management and Budget, followed by up to 10 minutes of debate before the pending cloture vote on…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Roll Call Votes Passage of H.J.Res.40 (NICS – CRA); passed: 57-43. Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Mick Mulvaney to be Director, OMB; invoked: 52-48.   No Legislative Business   No Executive Business

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