May 10, 2016 02:59 PM

McConnell objects to votes on district judges

Senator Casey asked unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to Executive Session to consider the following nominations:

Executive Calendar #307, 357, 358, 359, 362, 363, 364, 459, 460, 461, and 508;

that the Senate proceed to vote on confirmation of the nominations.

Senator McConnell objected.

Senator Cardin asked unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to Executive Session to consider the following nominations:

Executive Calendar #307, 357, 358, and 359;

that the Senate proceed to vote on confirmation of the nominations.

Senator McConnell objected.

Senator Coons asked unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to Executive Session to consider the following nominations:

Executive Calendar #307;

that the Senate proceed to vote on confirmation of the nomination.

Senator McConnell objected.

Executive Calendar #307, Paula Xinis, to be United States District Judge for the District of Maryland;

Executive Calendar #357, Brian R. Martinotti, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey;

Executive Calendar #358, Robert F. Rossiter, Jr., to be United States District Judge for the District of Nebraska;

Executive Calendar #359, Edward L. Stanton III, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee;

Executive Calendar #362, Julien Xavier Neals, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey;

Executive Calendar #363, Gary Richard Brown, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York;

Executive Calendar #364, Mark A. Young, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California;

Executive Calendar #459, Mary S. McElroy, to be United States District Judge for the District of Rhode Island;

Executive Calendar #460, Susan Paradise Baxter, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania;

Executive Calendar #461, Marilyn Jean Horan, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania;

Executive Calendar #508, Clare E. Connors, to be United States District Judge for the District of Hawaii