December 16, 2013 03:37 PM

Series of roll call votes at 5:30pm

As a reminder, at 5:30pm today, the Senate will proceed to a series of roll call votes on the following Executive items:

-          Confirmation of Executive Calendar #406, Anne W. Patterson, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Ambassador, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Near Eastern Affairs);

-          Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #450, Jeh Charles Johnson, of New Jersey, to be Secretary of Homeland Security; and

-          Confirmation of Johnson nomination.

Additional procedural votes are expected following these votes.