Agreement on Kelly and Burwell nominations--2 votes at noon WednesdayAt 10:30am tomorrow, Wednesday, April 24, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the following nominations:
- Executive Calendar #60, the nomination of Jane Kelly, of Iowa, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit; and
- Executive Calendar #64, the nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell, of West Virginia, to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget.
There will be 90 minutes of debate, with time from 10:30 until 11:00am on the Kelly nomination and the time from 11:00am until 12:00 noon on the Burwell nomination. At approximately 12:00 noon, the Senate will proceed to vote on confirmation of the nominations. If all time is used, the votes would begin at approximately 12:00 noon. The first vote will be a 15 minute vote and the second vote will be a 10 minute vote.