November 19, 2014 07:11 PM

Wrap Up for Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Roll Call Votes:
  1. Cloture on Executive Calendar #928, Pamela Pepper, of Wisconsin, to be a US district judge for the Eastern District of Wisconsin; Invoked: 58-39.
  2. Cloture on Executive Calendar #930, Brenda K. Sannes, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of New York; Invoked: 55-42.
  3. Cloture on Executive Calendar #1032, Madeline Cox Arleo, of New Jersey, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey; Invoked: 56-40.
  4. Cloture on Executive Calendar #1033, Wendy Beetlestone, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; Invoked 58-38.
  5. Cloture on Executive Calendar #1034, Victor Allen Bolden, of Connecticut, to be United States District Judge for the District of Connecticut; Invoked: 51-44.
Legislative Business

Adopted S.Res.584: a resolution commending Jerald D. Linnell on his service to the U.S. Senate.

Executive Business

The following nominations were confirmed by voice vote:

  1. Executive Calendar #596, Jon M. Holladay, to be Chief Financial Officer, Department of Agriculture
  2. Executive Calendar #699, Maureen Elizabeth Cormack, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Bosnia and Herzegovina
  3. Executive Calendar #957, Allan P. Mustard, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Turkmenistan
  4. Executive Calendar #1044, Earl Robert Miller, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Botswana
  5. Executive Calendar #1045, Judith Beth Cefkin, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Fiji, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Kiribati, the Republic of Nauru, the Kingdom of Tonga, and Tuvalu
  6. Executive Calendar #1056, Robert T. Yamate, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Madagascar, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Union of the Comoros
  7. Executive Calendar #966, Michele Jeanne Sison, to be the Deputy Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, and the Deputy Representative of the United States of America in the Security Council of the United Nations
  8. Executive Calendar #967, Michele Jeanne Sison, to be Representative of the United States of America to the Sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations, during her tenure of service as Deputy Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations