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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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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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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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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 to be Deputy Attorney General. If cloture is invoked, there will then be up to 30 hours of debate followed by a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination. Invoked: 92-6.

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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. Confirmed: 87-11-1.   Next, immediately: Motion to invoke cloture on Rod J. Rosenstein to be Deputy Attorney General

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Gorsuch (SCOTUS)

11:31am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #33, the nomination of Neil M. Gorsuch, of Colorado, to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. Confirmed: 54-45

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Gorsuch nomination, upon reconsideration

By a vote of 48-52, the decision of the Chair does not stand as the decision of the Senate. The threshold for cloture on Supreme Court nominations is now a majority vote.   At 12:35pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Gorsuch nomination, upon…

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Roll Call Vote to appeal the ruling of the Chair–to lower the threshold to majority vote for SCOTUS nominations

By a vote of 48-52, the motion to adjourn was not agreed to.   At 12:17pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on appealing the ruling of the Chair; By a vote of 48-52, the decision of the Chair does not stand as the decision of the Senate.   The question before…

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Roll Call Vote on Schumer motion to adjourn

By a vote of 48-52, the Senate did not agree to the motion to postpone.   Senator McConnell then made a point of order that the cloture vote for Supreme Court nominations is by majority.   The Chair ruled that the point of order is not sustained.   Senator McConnell then appealed the ruling of…

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Roll Call Vote on Schumer motion to postpone

By a vote of 55-45, the Senate agreed to the motion to reconsider the failed cloture vote.   Senator Schumer then made 3 parliamentary inquiries. He then made a motion to postpone until 3:00pm on Monday, April 24.   11:48am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to postpone until…

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