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  • Cloture on the McConnell amendment was not invoked by a vote of 56-42. The cloture motion on H.J.Res.61 was withdrawn by consent. By voice votes, the Senate tabled the amendment tree and Senator McConnell offered amendment #2656 (prohibits removal of Iran sanctions unless 4 political hostages are...
  • 6:17pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on McConnell amendment #2640 (Iran nuclear agreement resolution of disapproval) to H.J.Res.61.
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Friday, September 11, 2015, for a pro forma session with no business conducted. When the Senate adjourns on Friday it will stand adjourned until 1:00pm on Tuesday, September 15, 2015. Tomorrow morning, Friday, September 11, at 8:46 a.m., the United States...
  • Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on McConnell substitute amendment #2640 to H.J.Res.61, Iran resolution of disapproval; not invoked: 58-42. Legislative Business Passed Calendar #188, S.1461 - to provide for the extension of the enforcement instruction on supervision requirements for...
  • Tomorrow morning, Friday, September 11, at 8:46 a.m., the United States Congress will recognize Patriot Day by observing a campus-wide moment of silence. There will be no official gathering for the Moment of Silence.
  • 09.10.2015

    No more votes

    There will be no further roll call votes during Thursday's session of the Senate.
  • Cloture was not invoked on McConnell amendment #2640 (Iran nuclear agreement resolution of disapproval) to H.J.Res. 61 by a vote of 58-42. Senator McConnell withdrew the cloture motion on the underlying legislative vehicle, H.J.Res. 61. Senator McConnell then filed cloture on the same amendment,...
  • At 3:48pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on McConnell substitute amendment #2640 to H.J.Res.61, the Iran Resolution of Disapproval; Not Invoked: 58-42
  • We are told by the McConnell office that there will be no roll call votes (or session) on Monday, September 14 (Rosh Hashana) and Wednesday, September 23 (Yom Kippur). Votes are possible in the evening on Tuesday, September 15 and after the 10:00am joint meeting with the Pope on Thursday, September...
  • The debate time until 3:45pm is structured in the following manner: 10-11am - Republican time 11-12pm - Democratic time 12-1pm - Republican time 1-2pm - Democratic time 2-2:30pm - Republican time 2:30-3pm - Democratic time 3-3:45pm - equally divided between the Leaders or their designees Senator...
  • Senator McConnell asked unanimous consent that at 3:30pm today the Senate vote on H.J.Res.61, as amended with McConnell amendment #2640 (Iran Resolution of Disapproval) with a majority vote threshold. Senator Reid objected. Senator Reid then asked consent that at 3:45pm today the Senate vote on...
  • The Senate stands adjourned under the provisions of S.Res.250 until 9:30am on Thursday, September 10, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of H.J.Res.61, the legislative vehicle for the Congressional disapproval of the proposed Iran nuclear agreement. Debate will...
  • No Roll Call Votes Legislative Business Passed Calendar #178, S.349, to empower individuals with disabilities to establish their own supplemental needs trusts. Passed Calendar #196, S.1603, Border Jobs for Veterans Act of 2015, with Johnson substitute amendment. Adopted S.Res.250, relative to the...
  • This evening Senator McConnell filed cloture on McConnell substitute amendment #2640 and on H.J.Res.61, the legislative vehicle for the Congressional disapproval of the proposed Iran nuclear agreement. The cloture motion would ripen on Friday, but Senator McConnell said he is hopeful we'll be able...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Wednesday, September 9, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of H.J.Res.61, the legislative vehicle for the Congressional disapproval of the proposed Iran nuclear agreement. The time until 12:30pm will be equally...
  • Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #82, Roseann Ketchmark, of Missouri, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Missouri; confirmed: 96-0. Legislative Business Agreed to S. Res. 243 - 35th anniversary of Small Business Development Centers. No Executive...
  • The Senate is in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. There will be no further roll call votes during today's session of the Senate.
  • 5:33pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #82, Roseann Ketchmark to be US District Judge for the Western District of Missouri; Confirmed: 96-0
  • The Senate convened at 2:00pm. Following Leader remarks, the Senate proceeded to the consideration of H.J.Res.61. Senator McConnell offered substitute amendment #2640, related to Congressional disapproval of the proposed Iran nuclear agreement, and then filled the amendment tree with date change...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 11:30am on Thursday, August 6 for a pro forma session, with the Record being kept open from 11:30am until 1:30pm for the introduction of bills and resolutions, statements, and cosponsor requests. Committees will also be allowed to file bills and reports on August 28...