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Follow legislative action on the Senate Floor with our updates throughout the day. All updates from Democratic Leader Charles Schumer and Democratic staff are listed below.

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We prepare a Daily Summary with each day's expected Senate schedule.

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, ...
September 19, 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 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; ...
September 19, 2017

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Votes

Results of the latest Senate Roll Call votes.

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 ...
September 19, 2017

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 ...
September 19, 2017

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 ...
September 19, 2017

Roll Call Vote on Passage of H.R.2810, NDAA; Amendments agreed to
At 6:22pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on passage of H.R.2810, as amended, National Defense Authorization ...
September 18, 2017

Roll Call Vote on Cloture on H.R.2810, as amended, NDAA
5:31pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on H.R.2810, National Defense ...
September 18, 2017

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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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