July 14, 2014 05:17 PM

Cloture filed on Ronnie White nomination and MTP to Hobby Lobby bill

Today Senator Reid filed cloture on Executive Calendar #850, the nomination of Ronnie L. White, of Missouri, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri. He then filed cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2578, Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014. The cloture vote on the White nomination is expected to occur Wednesday morning. If cloture is invoked, there would be up to 2 hours for debate equally divided prior to a vote on confirmation of the nomination. Upon disposition of the White nomination, the Senate would proceed to vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2578.