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  • A quorum is not present. At 6:04pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the McConnell motion to request the presence of absent senators. Agreed to: 91-4.
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 12:00 noon on Monday, February 6, 2017. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Betsy DeVos to be Secretary of Education, post-cloture. The confirmation vote on the DeVos nomination is expected on Tuesday, February 7....
  • Roll Call Votes Passage of H.J.Res.41, SEC Resource Extraction Resolution of Disapproval; adopted: 52-47. Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Betsy DeVos to be Secretary of Education; invoked: 52-48. Legislative Business Passed S.305: to amend title 4, United States Code, to encourage...
  • 6:56am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Betsy DeVos to be Secretary of Education. invoked: 52-48
  • 6:34am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on passage of H.J.Res.41, SEC Resource Extraction Resolution of Disapproval. Adopted: 52-47 Next: Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Elisabeth DeVos to be Secretary of Education
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 6:30am on Friday, February 3, 2017. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of H.J.Res.41, SEC Resource Extraction Resolution of Disapproval, and immediately vote on adoption of the resolution. Upon disposition of the joint resolution, the...
  • Roll Call Votes Passage of H.J.Res.38 (Stream Protection Rule Resolution of Disapproval); agreed to: 54-45. Motion to proceed to Executive Session to consider Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General; agreed to: 53-45. Motion to proceed to Legislative Session; agreed to: 51-47. Motion to proceed to...
  • 5:13pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to proceed to H.J.Res.41, SEC Resource Extraction Resolution of Disapproval.
  • 4:53pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to proceed to Legislative Session. agreed to: 52-48 Next: Motion to proceed to H.J.Res.41, SEC Resource Extraction Resolution of Disapproval
  • 4:08pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to proceed to Legislative Session. agreed to: 52-47 Next - Procedural votes expected: Motion to proceed to Executive Session to consider Steven Mnuchin to be Secretary of the Treasury Motion to proceed to Legislative Session Motion to...
  • 4:32pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to proceed to Executive Session to consider Steven Mnuchin to be Secretary of the Treasury. Agreed to: 51-48 Once in Executive Session, Senator McConnell filed cloture on the nomination of Steven Mnuchin to be Secretary of the...
  • 3:46pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to proceed to Executive Session to consider Thomas Price to be Secretary of Health and Human Services (for the purpose of filing cloture). Agreed to: 51-48 Once in Executive Session, Senator McConnell filed cloture on the nomination of...
  • Senator McConnell then filed cloture on the nomination of Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General. As a reminder, yesterday Senator McConnell filed cloture on the nomination of Elisabeth DeVos to be Secretary of Education. The cloture petition on the Sessions nomination will ripen on the next...
  • 3:06pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to proceed to Executive Session to consider Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General (for the purpose of Senator McConnell filing cloture). Agreed to: 53-45 Next - Procedural votes expected: Motion to proceed to Legislative Session Motion...
  • 2:37pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on adoption of H.J.Res.38, approving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule. Agreed to: 54-45 Following disposition of the joint resolution, we expect Senator McConnell to file cloture on Cabinet...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 11:00am on Thursday, February 2, 2017. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of H.J.Res.38, disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule. There will be 6 hours of debate remaining,...
  • Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Rex Tillerson to be Secretary of State; confirmed: 56-43. Motion to table the motion to reconsider the vote on confirmation of the Tillerson nomination; agreed to: 55-43. Motion to proceed to Legislative Session; agreed to: 53-44. Shall the Journal stand approved to...
  • 6:24pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to proceed to H.J.Res.38, disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule. Agreed to: 55-42
  • 5:53pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to proceed to Legislative Session (in order to proceed to H.J.Res.38). Agreed to: 55-42. Next: Motion to proceed to H.J.Res.38, disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule.
  • Senator McConnell filed cloture on the nomination of Elisabeth DeVos to be Secretary of Education. Under the rules, tomorrow - Thursday - will be an intervening day. The cloture motion on the DeVos nomination will ripen as early as 1 hour after the Senate convenes on Friday, February 3. If cloture...