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  • The Senate reached an agreement that the Majority Leader in consultation with the Democratic Leader, the Senate proceed to the consideration of Calendar #247, John H. Gibson, to be Deputy Chief Management Officer of the Department Defense. There will be 60 minutes of debate followed by a vote on...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, October 30, 2017. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #179, Trevor N. McFadden, of Virginia, to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia.  At 5:30pm, the Senate...
  • Roll Call Votes1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #117, Scott L. Palk, of Oklahoma, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma; confirmed: 79-16.2.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #179, Trevor...
  • The Senate has reached an agreement to vote on confirmation of the McFadden nomination at 5:30pm on Monday, October 30. Senator McConnell then filed cloture on the Barrett, Larsen, Eid, and Bibas nominations.  There will be 2 roll call votes at 5:30pm on Monday. Those votes will be on...
  • At 12:36pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #179, Trevor N. McFadden, of Virginia, to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia;Vote Result: Invoked: 85-12
  • At 12:04pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on Confirmation of Executive Calendar #117, Scott L. Palk, of Oklahoma, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma;Vote Result: Confirmed: 79-16 Next: 1.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #179,...
  • Roll Call Votes1.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #117, Scott L. Palk, of Oklahoma, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma; invoked: 79-18. Legislative BusinessPassed H.R. 1329: to increase, effective as of December...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Thursday, October 26, 2017. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration Executive Calendar #117, Scott L. Palk, of Oklahoma, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma, post-cloture. At 12:00 Noon, the...
  • At 10:30am, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #117, Scott L. Palk, of Oklahoma, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma.Vote Result: Agreed To: 79-18
  • Roll Call Votes 1.      Motion to waive applicable budget points of order Re:House Message to H.R.2266, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations; agreed to: 80-19. 2.      Motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.2266,...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Following leaderremarks, the Senate will resume consideration Executive Calendar #117, Scott L. Palk, of Oklahoma, to be UnitedStates District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma, with the time untilthe cloture vote...
  • At 9:46pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on passage of H.J.Res.111, the resolution of disapproval with respect to the CFPB arbitration rule.Vote Result - Agreed To: 51-50, with the Vice President voting in the affirmative.
  • The Senate agreed to the consideration of H.J.Res.111, the resolution of disapproval with respect to the CFPB arbitration rule, by voice vote. There will now be up to 10 hours of debate equally divided followed by a vote on passage of the resolution of disapproval (possible in the...
  • 4:02pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.2266, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations.Vote Result - Agreed To: 82-17.  Upon disposition of the Supplemental, we expect Senator McConnell to turn to the...
  • 3:33pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to waive the budget points of order with respect to the House Message to accompany H.R.2266, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations.Vote Result - Not Waived: 80-19. Next: 1.     Motion to concur in the...
  • Senator McConnell asked consent that all post cloture time on the motion to concur with respect to H.R.2266 be expired. That Senator Paul be recognized to make a budget point of order and speak for up to 5 minutes. That Senator McConnell or designee be recognized to make a motion to waive, and upon...
  • The Senate has reconvened and Senator Paul is speaking. We expect him to raise a Budget point of order against the Supplemental. When he is finished (he has up to an hour under cloture), we expect 2 roll call votes, on a motion to waive the point of order and on the motion to concur with respect...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, October 24, 2017.Following leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the House Message to accompany H.R.2266, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations, post-cloture. We expect that a vote on the motion to concur is likely during...
  • Roll Call Votes1. Motion to invoke cloture on the House Message to accompany H.R.2266, Emergency Supplemental; invoked: 79-16.Legislative BusinessPassed Calendar # 231, S.1766: to reauthorize the SAFER Act of 2013, and for other purposes with a committee reported substitute amendment. No...
  • At 5:31pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.2266, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations.Vote Result - Invoked: 79-16.