April 10, 2013 03:08 PM

Agreement on Jewell nomination (Interior)--approx 6pm vote today

The Senate has reached an agreement to consider Executive Calendar #59, the nomination of Sarah "Sally" Jewell, of Washington, to be Secretary of the Interior. At 4pm today there will be up to 2 hours for debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the nomination. If all time is used, the vote would occur at approximately 6:00pm today.