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Wrap Up for Thursday, September 8, 2022

Roll Call Votes

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #736 Andre B. Mathis, of Tennessee, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit; confirmed: 48-47.

2.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #986 Salvador Mendoza, Jr., of Washington, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit; invoked: 48-43.


Legislative Business

Passed S.1198 – Solid Start Act of 2021.


Passed H.R.5754 – Patient Advocate Tracker Act.


Passed H.R.8656 – Jackie Walorski VA Clinic.


Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:

·         Executive Calendar #727, Dimitri Kusnezov, of Maryland, to be Under Secretary for Science and Technology, Department of Homeland Security.

·         Executive Calendar #858, Jennifer H. Rearden, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York.

·         Executive Calendar #1110, Puneet Talwar, of the District of Columbia, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Morocco.

·         Executive Calendar #1134, Natalie K. Wight, of Oregon, to be United States Attorney for the District of Oregon.


The votes on confirmation of the following nominations will occur at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader in consultation with the Republican Leader:

1.      Executive Calendar #716, Cathy Ann Harris, of Maryland, to be Chairman of the Merit Systems Protection Board.

2.      Executive Calendar #1096, David P. Pekoske, to be Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration.