Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, October 29, 2013ROLL CALL VOTES
1) McConnell motion to proceed to S.J.Res.26, a joint resolution relating to the disapproval of the President's exercise of authority to increase the debt limit; Not Agreed to: 45-54
2) Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #344, the nomination of Richard F. Griffin, Jr., of the District of Columbia, to be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board; Invoked: 62-37
3) Confirmation of the Griffin nomination; Confirmed: 55-44
Discharged the Judiciary Committee and adopted S.Res.254, designating November 2, 2013, as "National Bison Day".
Adopted S.Res.276, designating October 2013 as "National Work and Family Month".
Completed the Rule 14 process of S.1592, the Delay Until Fully Functional Act. (Rubio)
Additional EXECUTIVE ITEMS
Confirmed Executive Calendar #242, Thomas Wheeler, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Federal Communications Commission.
Confirmed Executive Calendar 377, Michael O'Rielly, of New York, to be a Member of the Federal Communications Commission.