July 17, 2014 02:29 PM

Shear and Mader nominations confirmed by voice votes

The Senate confirmed the following nominations by voice votes:

Executive Calendar #709 David B. Shear, of New York, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense (voice vote expected)

Calendar #834 David Arthur Mader, of Virginia, to be Controller, Office of Federal Financial Management, Office of Management and Budget (voice vote expected)

The next vote is expected to occur at 5:30pm on Monday, July 21. That vote will be on confirmation of the Carnes nomination.