November 17, 2014 07:31 PM

Agreement to vote on Basset, Bernicat, Zumwalt, Allen, Roebuck nominations

Following the cloture vote on the motion to proceed to S.2685, USA FREEDOM Act, tomorrow, the Senate will voice vote the Basset, Bernicat, Zumwalt, Allen, Roebuck nominations (ambassadors). Tomorrow's vote schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, November 18 around 6:15pm:

5 Roll Call Votes (all votes after the first will be 10 minute votes):

  1. Passage of S.2280, a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline
  2. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #856, Leslie Joyce Abrams, of Georgia, to be a Judge for the Middle District of Georgia
  3. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #857, Mark Howard Cohen, of Georgia, to be a Judge for the Northern District of Georgia
  4. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #858, Eleanor Louise Ross, of Georgia, to be a Judge for the Northern District of Georgia
(Up to 30 minutes for debate)
  1. Cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2685, USA FREEDOM Act

5 Voice Votes:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #927 Leslie Ann Bassett - to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Paraguay;
  2. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #954 Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat - to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the People's Republic of Bangladesh;
  3. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1047 James Peter Zumwalt - to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Senegal and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Guinea-Bissau;
  4. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1048 Craig B. Allen - to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Brunei Darussalam;
  5. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1052 William V. Roebuck - to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Bahrain