November 12, 2014 05:30 PM

Cloture filed on Adams, Cohen, and Ross nominations and MTP to USA Freedom Act (FISA)

Prior to the cloture vote on the Moss nomination, Senator Reid filed cloture on 3 Georgia district judge nominations, withdrew the motion to proceed to the Marketplace and Internet Fairness Act, and then moved to proceed to and filed cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2609, USA Freedom Act. Senators will be notified when the cloture votes are scheduled.

Cloture motions filed:

  • Executive Calendar #856, Leslie Joyce Adams, to be U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Georgia (2 hours for debate);
  • Executive Calendar #857, Mark Howard Cohen, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia (2 hours for debate);
  • Executive Calendar #858, Eleanor Louise Ross, to e U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia (2 hours for debate); and
  • Motion to proceed to Calendar #499, S.2685, USA Freedom Act.