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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, March 16, 2011

  • Adopted H.Con.Res.27, a concurent resolution providing for the acceptance of a statue of Gerald R. Ford from the people of Michigan for placement in the United States Capitol.
  • Adopted S.Res.94, a resolution to express the sense of the Senate in support of reducing its budget by at least five percent.
  • Adopted S.Res.103, a resolution providing for members on the part of the Senate of the Joint Committee on Printing and the Joint Committee of Congress on the Library.
  • The Senate confirmed the following nominations by UC:
  • ARMY
  • #50 Lt. Gen. Purl K. Keen - Lieutenant General
  • #51 Gen. Martin E. Dempsey - General
  • #52 Maj. Gen. Joseph L. Votel - Lieutenant General
  • #53 Brig. Gen. Donald L. Rutherford - Major General
  • #54 Maj. Gen. Donald M. Campbell, Jr. - Lieutenant General
  • #55 Maj. Gen. Thomas L. Conant - Lieutenant General
  • #56 Lt. Gen. John F. Kelly - Lieutenant General
  • #57 Rear Adm. James P. Wisecup - Vice Admiral
  • #58 Vice Adm. Joseph D. Kernan - Vice Admiral
  • All nominations placed on the Secretary's Desk in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and Navy.