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  • At 9:30am, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #605, Patrick Pizzella, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of Labor;Confirmed: 50-48 Next: 1.      Cloture on Executive Calendar #666, Andrew Wheeler, of Virginia, to be...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 9:15am on Thursday, April 12, 2018.   Following leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #605, Patrick Pizzella, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of Labor.   At 9:30am, all...
  • Roll Call Votes 1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #728, John F. Ring, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board; Confirmed: 50-48 2.      Cloture on Executive Calendar #605, Patrick Pizzella,...
  • At 9:30am tomorrow, all post-cloture time will expire on the Pizzella nomination and the Senate will vote on confirmation of the nomination. Upon disposition of the Pizzella nomination, there will be 2 minutes for debate prior to a cloture vote on the Wheeler nomination. Senators should expect 2...
  • At 12:58, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on cloture on Executive Calendar #605, Patrick Pizzella, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of Labor.Cloture was invoked 50 - 48. 
  • At 12:21, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #728, John F. Ring, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board.Confirmed 50 - 48.
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:30am on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 under the provisions of S.Res. 455 and S.Res.454, as a further mark of respect to the late Senators Daniel Akaka of Hawaii and Zell Miller of Georgia.   Following leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive...
  • Roll Call Votes1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #539, Claria Horn Boom, of Kentucky, to be US District Judge for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, confirmed: 96-12.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #728, John...
  •  At 2:15pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #728, John F. Ring, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board;Invoked: 50-47
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, April 10, 2018.   Following leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #539, Claria Horn Boom, of Kentucky, to be US District Judge for the Eastern and Western Districts of...
  • Roll Call Votes 1.      Cloture on Executive Calendar #539, Claria Horn Boom, of Kentucky, to be US District Judge for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky; Invoked: 96-2   Legislative Business Passed Cal. #304, H.R.3445 - AGOA Passed H.R.3979 – America’s...
  • At a time to be determined, there will be 10 hours for debate equally divided prior to a vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #376, Carlos G. Muniz, of Florida, to be General Counsel, Department of Education. 
  • At 5:32pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #539, Claria Horn Boom, of Kentucky, to be US District Judge for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky;Invoked: 96-2
  • Schedule for pro formas and Monday, April 9, 2018The Senate stands adjourned until 11:30am on Monday, March 26, 2018. There will be pro forma sessions, with no business conducted, on the following dates and times: Monday, March 26th at 11:30amThursday, March 29th at 3:45pmMonday, April 2nd at...
  • Wrap Up for Thursday, March 22, 2018 Roll Call Votes Motion to instruct the SAA to request the presence of absent senators; agreed to: 91-6. Motion to invoke cloture on H.R.1625, omnibus appropriations; Invoked: 67-30 Motion to concur in House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.1625,...
  • Senator McConnell filed cloture on the following nominations: 1.       Executive Calendar #539, Claria Horn Boom, of Kentucky, to be US District Judge for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky2.       Executive Calendar #728, John F. Ring, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of...
  • At 12:21am, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to concur re: HR 1625, omnibus appropriations; Agreed To: 65-32This will be the last vote of the work period. The next vote is expected to be a cloture vote on a nomination at 5:30pm on Monday, April 9. 
  • The motion to instruct was agreed to by a vote of 91-6.  There will now be now 2 roll call votes: -          Motion to invoke cloture on H.R.1625, omnibus appropriations. If cloture is invoked, all time is yielded...
  • At 10:49pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the McConnell motion to request the presence of absent senators;Agreed To: 91-6
  • By unanimous consent, the Senate adopted H.Con.Res.116, Enrollment Correction to change the title of H. R. 1625 (Omnibus) w/Risch Amendment #2226 re: naming of a wilderness area.   Votes in relation to the omnibus appropriations bill are still possible tonight, but no agreement has been...