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Schedule for Tuesday, February 28, 2017
The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.   Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of the nomination of Ryan Zinke to be Secretary of the Interior, post-cloture.   At 9:00 p.m., President Donald Trump will address a Joint Session of Congress ...
February 28, 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 Monday, February 27, 2017
Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Wilbur Ross to be Secretary of Commerce; confirmed: 72-27. Motion to invoke cloture on Ryan Zinke to be Secretary of Interior; invoked: 67-31-1.   Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.69, celebrating Black History Month.   No Executive ...
February 27, 2017

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Votes

Results of the latest Senate Roll Call votes.

Roll Call Vote on Cloture on Zinke nomination (Interior)
7:33pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of ...
February 27, 2017

Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of Wilbur Ross (Commerce)
7:01pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Wilbur Ross to be Secretary of Commerce. ...
February 27, 2017

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

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Schedule for Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.   Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of the nomination of Ryan Zinke to be Secretary of the Interior, post-cloture.   At 9:00 p.m., President Donald Trump will address a Joint Session of Congress from…

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Wrap Up for Monday, February 27, 2017

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Wilbur Ross to be Secretary of Commerce; confirmed: 72-27. Motion to invoke cloture on Ryan Zinke to be Secretary of Interior; invoked: 67-31-1.   Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.69, celebrating Black History Month.   No Executive Business

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Roll Call Vote on Cloture on Zinke nomination (Interior)

7:33pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Ryan Zinke to be Secretary of Interior. Invoked: 67-31-1.

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Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of Wilbur Ross (Commerce)

7:01pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Wilbur Ross to be Secretary of Commerce. Confirmed: 72-27.   Next: Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Ryan Zinke to be Secretary of Interior

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7:00pm roll call votes

The Senate is in Executive Session for the consideration of Executive Calendar #3, the nomination of Wilbur Ross, to be Secretary of Commerce.   At 3:00pm, Senator Sasse will be recognized to deliver Washington’s Farewell Address.   Following the reading of Washington’s Farewell Address, the Senate will resume consideration of the Ross nomination.   At…

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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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