February 11, 2015 05:03 PM

Agreement to vote on Carter nomination (Defense Secretary)

The Senate has reached an agreement to vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #12, the nomination of Ashton B. Carter, of Massachusetts, to be Secretary of Defense. Following morning business tomorrow (10:50am-ish), the Senate will proceed to the consideration of the nomination, with the time equally divided between in the usual form. At 2:00pm, the Senate will proceed to vote on confirmation of the nomination.