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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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Wrap Up for Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Roll Call Votes Passage of H.J.Res.40 (NICS – CRA); passed: 57-43. Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Mick Mulvaney to be Director, OMB; invoked: 52-48.   No Legislative Business   No Executive Business

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Linda McMahon to be Administrator, Small Business Administration; confirmed: 81-19.   Legislative Business Passed Calendar #5, H.R.255, to authorize the National Science Foundation to support entrepreneurial programs for women.   Passed by voice vote Calendar #6, H.R.321, Inspiring the Next Space Pioneers, Innovators, Researchers, and Explorers (INSPIRE) Women Act.  …

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Wrap Up for Monday, February 13, 2017

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Steven Mnuchin to be Secretary of the Treasury; confirmed: 53-47. Confirmation of David Shulkin to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs; confirmed: 100-0.   No Legislative Business   No Executive Business

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Wrap Up for Friday, February 10, 2017

No Roll Call Votes   Legislative Business Discharged Commerce of H.R.590 and referred to EPW.   Adopted S.Res.44, designating February 6 through 10, 2017, as “National School Counseling Week”.   Adopted S.Res.45, designating February 2017 as “American Heart Month” and February 3, 2017, as “National Wear Red Day”.   Adopted S.Res.47, supporting the contributions of…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, February 9, 2017

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Thomas Price to be Secretary of Health and Human Services; confirmed: 52-47. Motion to invoke cloture on Steven Mnuchin to be Secretary of the Treasury; invoked: 53-46.   Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.57, Majority Committee Membership (adding Senator Strange)   No Executive Business

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Wrap Up for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Roll Call Votes Motion to request the presence of absent senators; agreed to: 91-4. Confirmation of Betsy DeVos to be Secretary of Education; confirmed: 51-50, with the vice president having voted in the affirmative. Motion to invoke cloture on Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General; invoked: 52-47. Motion to request the presence of absent senators;…

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Wrap Up for Friday, February 3, 2017

Roll Call Votes Passage of H.J.Res.41, SEC Resource Extraction Resolution of Disapproval; adopted: 52-47. Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Betsy DeVos to be Secretary of Education; invoked: 52-48.   Legislative Business Passed S.305: to amend title 4, United States Code, to encourage the display of the flag of the United States on…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, February 2, 2017

Roll Call Votes Passage of H.J.Res.38 (Stream Protection Rule Resolution of Disapproval); agreed to: 54-45. Motion to proceed to Executive Session to consider Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General; agreed to: 53-45. Motion to proceed to Legislative Session; agreed to: 51-47. Motion to proceed to Executive Session to consider Thomas Price to be Secretary of…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Rex Tillerson to be Secretary of State; confirmed: 56-43. Motion to table the motion to reconsider the vote on confirmation of the Tillerson nomination; agreed to: 55-43. Motion to proceed to Legislative Session; agreed to: 53-44. Shall the Journal stand approved to date; agreed to: 54-44. Motion to proceed to…

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