February 12, 2015 09:30 AM

Schedule for Thursday, February 12, 2015

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, February 12, 2015.

Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for one hour with Democrats controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half.

Following morning business the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Ashton Carter to be Secretary of Defense until 2:00pm with the time equally divided between the two Leaders or their designees. At 2:00pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Carter nomination.