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  • The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, November 9, 2017. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #407, William L. Wehrum, of Delaware, to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, post-cloture. At...
  • Roll Call Votes1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #384, Peter B. Robb, of Vermont, to be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board; confirmed: 49-46.2.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #407, William L. Wehrum,...
  • 4:50pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #407, William L. Wehrum, of Delaware, to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.Vote Result - Invoked: 49-46.
  • 4:15pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #384, Peter B. Robb, of Vermont, to be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board.Vote Result - Confirmed: 49-46. Next: 1.      Cloture on Executive Calendar #407,...
  • The Senate has reached an agreement that sets up 2 roll call votes at 4:15pm today. At 3:45pm, there will be 30 minutes for debate equally divided prior to a vote on confirmation of the Robb nomination (NLRB). Upon disposition of the nomination, there will be 2 minutes for debate equally divided...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #384, Peter B. Robb, of Vermont, to be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board, post-cloture.  Roll call votes in...
  • Roll Call Votes1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #247, John H. Gibson, of Texas, to be Deputy Chief Management Officer of the Department of Defense; confirmed: 91-7.2.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #107, Steven Andrew...
  • 5:32pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #384, Peter B. Robb, of Vermont, to be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board.Vote Result - Invoked: 51-47.
  • 5:02pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #107, Steven Andrew Engel, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Attorney General.Vote Result - Confirmed: 51-47.Next:--2 minutes for debate equally divided-- 2)      Cloture...
  • The Senate has reached an agreement that results in 2 roll call votes at 5:00pm tonight. At 4:30pm, there will be 30 minutes of debate equally divided. Upon the use or yielding back of time, there will be a vote on confirmation of the Engel nomination. Then, there will be a cloture vote on the Robb...
  • The Senate is in recess until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings. Cloture was invoked on the Engel nomination. The vote on confirmation of the Engel nomination and cloture on the Robb nomination could occur later this evening around 6:00pm. 
  • M  At 12:34pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #107, Steven Andrew Engel, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Attorney General;Vote Result:Invoked: 51-47 The 30 hours of post-cloture debate time counts as if...
  • At 12:02pm, the Senate began a 5 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #247, John H. Gibson, of Texas, to be Deputy Chief Management Officer of the Department of Defense;Vote Result: Confirmed: 91-7 Next:1.      Motion to invoke cloture on...
  • No Roll Call Votes Legislative BusinessPassed H.R.1370: Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign Authorization Act of 2017, with Johnson-McCaskill substitute amendment. Passed H.R.3031: TSP Modernization Act of 2017.  No Executive Business
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 11:00am.  At 11:00am, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #247, John H. Gibson, of Texas, to be Deputy Chief...
  • Tonight’s vote has been moved to tomorrow. There will be no roll call votes tonight. At 12:00 noon tomorrow, there will be 2 roll call votes. The first on confirmation of the Gibson nomination followed by a cloture vote on the Engel nomination. If cloture is invoked on the Engel nomination, the...
  • Roll Call Votes1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #432, Allison Eid, of Colorado, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit; confirmed: 56-41.2.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #433, Stephanos Bibas, of...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, November 6, 2017. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #107, Steven Andrew Engel, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Attorney General. At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion...
  • Senator McConnell filed cloture on the following nominations:Executive Calendar #107, Steven Andrew Engel, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Attorney GeneralExecutive Calendar #384, Peter B. Robb, of Vermont, to be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations BoardExecutive Calendar...
  • At 1:46 pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #433, Stephanos Bibas, of Pennsylvania, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the 3rd Circuit.Vote Result: The Bibas nomination was confirmed by a vote of 53-43.