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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 Monday, March 27, 2017
The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, March 27, 2017.   Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #1, the Montenegro treaty. The filing deadline for first degree amendments to the treaty is 3:30pm.   At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the ...
March 23, 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, March 23, 2017
Roll Call Votes Passage of S.J.Res.34 (broadband CRA); passed: 50-48. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #20, David Friedman, to be Ambassador to Israel; invoked: 52-46. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #20, David Friedman, to be Ambassador to Israel; confirmed: 52-46.   Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.96, designating March 25, 2017, as “National Cerebral Palsy ...
March 23, 2017

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Votes

Results of the latest Senate Roll Call votes.

Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of David Friedman
2:11pm, The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #20, the nomination of David ...
March 23, 2017

Roll Call Vote on Cloture on Friedman nomination
1:07pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #20, ...
March 23, 2017

Roll Call Vote on passage of S.J.Res.34, broadband CRA
At 12:25pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on passage of S.J.Res.34, broadband CRA. Passed: 50-48   ...
March 23, 2017

Roll Call Vote on Passage of H.J.Res.83
4:50pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on passage of H.J.Res.83, disapproving the rule submitted by the ...
March 22, 2017

Roll Call Vote on Passage of H.J.Res.69
6:11pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on passage of H.J.Res.69, providing for congressional disapproval under chapter ...
March 21, 2017

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Schedule for Monday, March 27, 2017

The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, March 27, 2017.   Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #1, the Montenegro treaty. The filing deadline for first degree amendments to the treaty is 3:30pm.   At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, March 23, 2017

Roll Call Votes Passage of S.J.Res.34 (broadband CRA); passed: 50-48. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #20, David Friedman, to be Ambassador to Israel; invoked: 52-46. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #20, David Friedman, to be Ambassador to Israel; confirmed: 52-46.   Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.96, designating March 25, 2017, as “National Cerebral Palsy Awareness…

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Cloture filed on Treaty Document Number 114-12

Senator McConnell filed cloture on Executive Calendar #1, Treaty Document Number 114-12, Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of Montenegro, and announced that the cloture vote will be on Monday night at 5:30pm.   There will be no further roll call votes this week.

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Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of David Friedman

2:11pm, The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #20, the nomination of David Friedman, of New York, to be Ambassador to Israel. Confirmed: 52-46

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Roll Call Vote on Cloture on Friedman nomination

1:07pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #20, the nomination of David Friedman, of New York, to be Ambassador to Israel.

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Roll Call Vote on passage of S.J.Res.34, broadband CRA

At 12:25pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on passage of S.J.Res.34, broadband CRA. Passed: 50-48   Next: Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Executive Calendar #20, the nomination of David Freidman, of New York, to be Ambassador to Israel. If cloture is invoked, we expect the confirmation vote to…

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2 roll call votes at approx.12:25pm on passage of S.J.Res.34 (broadband CRA) and cloture on Friedman nomination (Israel)

The Senate has reached an agreement that at 12:15pm today there be 10 minutes of debate, equally divided in the usual form, remaining on S.J.Res.34 (Broadband CRA). Following the use or yielding back of time, the Senate will vote on passage of the joint resolution.   Following disposition of the joint resolution, the Senate will…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Roll Call Votes Passage of H.J.Res.83; passed: 50-48.   Legislative Business   Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business H.R.1181, Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act.   No Executive Business

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Schedule for Thursday, March 23, 2017

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, March 23, 2017.   Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.J.Res.34, providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to “Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and…

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Cloture filed on Friedman nomination; Senate proceeds to S.J.Res.34

Senator McConnell filed cloture on the nomination of Executive Calendar #20, David Friedman, to be Ambassador of the United States to Israel. Unless an agreement is reached, the cloture motion will ripen one hour after the Senate convenes on Friday, March 24th.   Senator McConnell then moved to proceed to S.J.Res.34, providing for congressional disapproval…

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