July 9, 2013 06:58 PM

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, July 9, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTE

1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #97, the nomination of Jennifer A. Dorsey, of Nevada, to be United States District Judge for the District of Nevada; Confirmed: 54-41

LEGISLATIVE ITEMS

Adopted S.Res.151, A resolution urging the Government of Afghanistan to ensure transparent and credible presidential and provincial elections in April 2014 by adhering to internationally accepted democratic standards, establishing a transparent electoral process, and ensuring security for voters and candidates with a committee-reported substitute amendment and a committee-reported amendment to the preamble.

EXECUTIVE ITEMS

Confirmed the following:

DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Executive Calendar #192 Daniel R. Russel - to be an Assistant Secretary of State (East Asian and Pacific Affairs)

Executive Calendar #193 Geoffrey R. Pyatt - a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Ukraine

Executive Calendar #194 Tulinabo Salama Mushingi - a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Burkina Faso