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Wrap Up for Friday, April 28, 2017

No Roll Call Votes   Legislative Business Passed by voice vote H.J.Res.99, one week CR.   No Executive Business

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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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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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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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Wrap Up for Monday, April 24, 2017

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Sonny Perdue to be Secretary of Agriculture; confirmed: 87-11-1. Motion to invoke cloture on Rod J. Rosenstein to be Deputy Attorney General; invoked: 92-6.   No additional Legislative Business   No additional Executive Business

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Wrap Up for Friday, April 7, 2017

Wrap Up for Friday, April 7, 2017 Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court; confirmed: 54-45.   Legislative Business Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business the following bills, en bloc: 861,Federal Employee Fair Treatment Act of 2017 (Cardin) R.1301, Department…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, April 6, 2017

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court; not invoked (McConnell changed his vote to ‘no’ in order to reconsider): 55-45. McConnell motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the Gorsuch nomination; agreed to: 55-45. Schumer motion…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, April 5, 2017

No Roll Call Votes   Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.117, designating the week of April 15, 2017, through April 23, 2017, as “National Park Week”.   Adopted S.Res.118, condemning hate crime and any other form of racism, religious or ethnic bias, discrimination, incitement to violence, or animus targeting a minority in the United States.   Began…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Elaine Duke, Deputy Secretary of DHS; confirmed: 85-14. Motion to proceed to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Neil M. Gorsuch, to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court; agreed to: 55-44.   Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.94, designating March 2017, as “National Read Aloud Month”.   Adopted S.Res.111, celebrating…

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Wrap Up for Monday, April 3, 2017

Roll Call Votes Passage of S.89, Delta Queen; passed 85-12   Legislative Business Passed by voice vote S.544, Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014   No Executive Business

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