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Wrap Up for Thursday, August 3, 2017

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2430, FDA Reauthorization Act; agreed to: 96-1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #103, Dan R. Brouillette, to be Deputy Secretary of Energy; confirmed: 79-17. Passage of H.R.2430, FDA Reauthorization Act; passed: 94-1.   Legislative Business Passed S.581, Jessie’s Law, with Manchin substitute amendment.…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #175, Marvin Kaplan, of Kansas, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board; invoked: 50-48. Confirmation of Marvin Kaplan (NLRB); confirmed: 50-48.   Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.199, designating June 2017 as “Great Outdoors Month”.   Adopted S.Res.225, designating July 22, 2017, as “National…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Calendar #178 Christopher Wray, to be Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; Confirmed: 92-5 Confirmation of Executive Calendar #172, Kevin Christopher Newsom, of Alabama, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit; Confirmed: 66-31   Legislative Business Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative…

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Wrap Up for Monday, July 31, 2017

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #172, Kevin Christopher Newsom, of Alabama, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit; invoked: 68-26.   Legislative Business Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business H.R.3219 (appropriations minibus).   Executive Business Confirmed by unanimous consent the…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, July 28, 2017

Roll Call Votes Daines amendment #340, as modified (Medicare For All Act); not agreed to: 0-57, with 43 senators present. Motion to waive re: Strange amendment #389 (low-income premiums); not agreed to: 50-50. Passage of H.R.3364 (Russia, Iran, North Korea Sanctions); passed: 98-2. Schumer motion to commit (“Cadillac Tax”); not agreed to: 43-57. Heller amendment…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Roll Call Votes Adoption of Paul amendment #271 (ACA repeal); not agreed to: 45-55. Donnelly motion to commit (protecting Medicaid); not agreed to: 48-52. Casey motion to commit (protecting individuals with disabilities); not agreed to: 48-51. Heller motion to waive re: Heller amendment #288 (Sense of Senate re: Medicaid); not agreed to: 10-90.   No…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Roll Call Votes Motion to proceed to H.R.1628, American Health Care Act (Republican reconciliation bill); agreed to: 51-50, with the VP voting in the affirmative. Motion to waive Budget Points of Order re: McConnell SA#270 (BCRA + Cruz + Portman); not agreed to: 43-57.   No Legislative Business   No Executive Business

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Wrap Up for Monday, July 24, 2017

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #100, David Bernhardt, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior; confirmed: 53-43.   No Legislative Business   No Executive Business

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Wrap Up for Thursday, July 20, 2017

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #170, John Kenneth Bush, of Kentucky, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit; confirmed: 51-47. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #100, David Bernhardt, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior; invoked: 56-39.   No Legislative Business   No Executive Business

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #170, John Kenneth Bush, of Kentucky, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit; invoked: 51-48.   No Legislative Business   No Executive Business

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