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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 Friday, April 28, 2017
The Senate stands adjourned until 11:00am on Friday, April 28, 2017.   Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Discussions continue on the FY2017 appropriations process. Roll call votes are possible during Friday’s ...
April 27, 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, April 27, 2017
Roll Call Votes Confirmation of R. Alexander Acosta to be Secretary of Labor; confirmed: 60-38.   Legislative Business Agreed to S.Con.Res.14, authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitors Center for an event to celebrate the birthday of King Kamehameha I.   Agreed to H.Con.Res.35, authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds ...
April 27, 2017

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Votes

Results of the latest Senate Roll Call votes.

Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of Alexander Acosta
6:11pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Alexander Acosta to be Secretary of Labor. Confirmed: ...
April 27, 2017

Roll Call Vote on Cloture on Acosta nomination (Labor)
11:32am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of ...
April 26, 2017

Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of Rosenstein (Deputy AG)
5:00pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Rod Rosenstein to be Deputy Attorney General. ...
April 25, 2017

Roll Call Vote on Motion to Invoke Cloture on Rosenstein nomination
6:01pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Rod J. Rosenstein ...
April 24, 2017

Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of Perdue
5:31pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Sonny Perdue to be Secretary of Agriculture. ...
April 24, 2017

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Schedule for Friday, April 28, 2017

The Senate stands adjourned until 11:00am on Friday, April 28, 2017.   Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Discussions continue on the FY2017 appropriations process. Roll call votes are possible during Friday’s session.

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Wrap Up for Thursday, April 27, 2017

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of R. Alexander Acosta to be Secretary of Labor; confirmed: 60-38.   Legislative Business Agreed to S.Con.Res.14, authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitors Center for an event to celebrate the birthday of King Kamehameha I.   Agreed to H.Con.Res.35, authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for…

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Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of Alexander Acosta

6:11pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Alexander Acosta to be Secretary of Labor. Confirmed: 60-38.

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Schedule for Thursday, April 27, 2017

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Thursday, April 27, 2017.   Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Alexander Acosta to be Secretary of Labor, post-cloture. Unless an agreement is reached, all post cloture time on the nomination will expire at approximately 6:00pm.…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on Alexander Acosta (Labor); invoked: 61-39.   Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.123, designating May 20, 2017, as “Kids to Parks Day”.   No additional Executive Business

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Roll Call Vote on Cloture on Acosta nomination (Labor)

11:32am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Alexander Acosta to be Secretary of Labor.  

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Schedule for Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, April 26, 2017.   Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Alexander Acosta to be Secretary of Labor, with the time until 11:30am equally divided.   At 11:30am, the Senate will vote on the motion to…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Rod J. Rosenstein to be Deputy Attorney General; confirmed: 94-6.   Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.105 – Centennial of the 41st Division   Adopted S.Res.122 – 911 Education Month   Adopted S.Res.128 – CDH Awareness Month   Adopted S.Res.129 – Second Chance Month   Adopted S.Res.130 – U.S. Entry into WWI…

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Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of Rosenstein (Deputy AG)

5:00pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Rod Rosenstein to be Deputy Attorney General. Confirmed: 94-6.

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5pm vote on confirmation of Rosenstein nomination (Deputy AG)

At 5:00pm today, there will be a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #34, the nomination of Rod J. Rosenstein to be Deputy Attorney General. Following the vote, the Senate will resume consideration of the Acosta nomination, to be Secretary of Labor.

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