May 15, 2014 05:33 PM

Cloture on H.R.3474 withdrawn; cloture filed on Barron nomination (1st Circuit)

By unanimous consent, cloture on H.R.3474, the Hire More Heroes Act of 2014 (the vehicle for the tax extenders legislation) was withdrawn. Senator Reid then filed cloture on Executive Calendar #576, David Jeremiah Barron, of Massachusetts, to be United States Circuit Judge for the First Circuit. The cloture vote on the Barron nomination is expected on Wednesday, May 21st.  When the vote is set, a message will be sent.