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Wrap Up for Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #105, Noel J. Francisco, to be Solicitor General; invoked: 49-47. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #105, Noel J. Francisco, to be Solicitor General; confirmed: 50-47. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #176, William Emanuel, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board; invoked:…

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Wrap Up for Monday, September 18, 2017

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on H.R.2810, National Defense Authorization Act, as amended; invoked: 90-7. Passage of H.R.2810, NDAA, as amended; passed: 89-8.   Legislative Business Passed Calendar #37, S.188 – EGO Act.   Adopted S.Res.260 – designating September 2017 as “School Bus Safety Month”.   Adopted S.Res.261 – recognizing the month of…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, September 14, 2017

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Pamela Hughes Patenaude (HUD); confirmed: 80-17. Motion to invoke cloture on McCain-Reed amendment #1003, as modified (substitute); invoked: 84-9.   Legislative Business Passed Calendar #26, S.129 – National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2017, with Wicker substitute amendment.   Passed Calendar #202, S.1393 – to streamline the process…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Roll Call Votes Motion to table Paul amendment #871 (AUMF); tabled: 61-36.   Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.252, National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness.   Adopted S.Res.253, National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week.   Adopted S.Res.254, relative to the death of Pietro “Pete” Vichi Domenici, former United States Senator for the State of New Mexico.   Executive Business The…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #110, Kevin Hassett, to be Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers; confirmed: 81-16.   No Legislative Business   No Executive Business

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Wrap Up for Monday, September 11, 2017

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2810, NDAA; invoked: 89-3.   Legislative Business Passed H.R.3732, to amend section 1113 of the Social Security Act to provide authority for increased fiscal year 2017 and 2018 payments for temporary assistance to United States citizens returned from foreign countries.   Passed…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, September 7, 2017

Roll Call Votes Motion to table Paul motion to refer H.R.601; tabled: 87-10. Motion to table Sasse motion to refer H.R.601; tabled: 72-25 Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House message to accompany H.R.601 with further amendment (disaster relief, debt limit extension, continuing resolution through December 8, 2017); invoked: 79-18.…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, September 6, 2017

No Roll Call Votes   Legislative Business   Agreed to S.Con.Res.23, use of Emancipation Hall for ceremony to present the Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino Veterans of WWII.   Adopted S.Res.160, recognizing the contribution of war dogs.   Passed Calendar #44, S.652, detection and treatment of deaf and hard of hearing in children, with committee-reported…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #171, Timothy Kelly, of the District of Columbia, to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia; confirmed: 94-2.   Legislative Business Passed S.1107, Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2017 with Grassley substitute amendment.   Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of…

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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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