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  • 1:47pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #1040, Joseph F. Leeson, Jr., to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Confirmed: 76-16 Next: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #835, Lydia Kay Griggsby, to be a Judge of...
  • 11:12am The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #835 Lydia Kay Griggsby - to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years. Invoked: 53-36 Next: 1:45pm, up to 6 roll call votes Confirmation of Executive...
  • 10:54am The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1040 Joseph F. Leeson, Jr. - to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Invoked: 66-26
  • 10:31am The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1039 Gregory N. Stivers - to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Kentucky. Invoked: 70-23 Next: Cloture on Executive Calendar #1040 Joseph F. Leeson, Jr. - to be United...
  • The Senate confirmed the Orr nomination by voice vote. At 10:02am, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #660 Joseph S. Hezir - to be Chief Financial Officer, Department of Energy; Confirmed: 89-3
  • At 10:00am, we expect to voice vote confirmation of the Orr nomination and then have up to 4 roll call votes on confirmation of the Hezir nomination and cloture votes on the Stivers, Leeson, and Griggsby nominations. 10:00am-up to 5 roll call votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #555 Franklin...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, December 4, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to executive session with the time until 10:00am equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. 10:00am - Up to 5 roll call votes Confirmation of...
  • Roll Call Votes: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1069, Charlotte Burrows, of DC, to be Member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; Confirmed: 93-2. Confirmation of Executive Calendar 1067, P. David Lopez, of Arizona, to be General Counsel of the Equal Employment Opportunity...
  • Tonight Senator Reid filed cloture on the Hezir, Stivers, Leeson, Griggsby, Baran, McFerran and Williams nominations and subsequently reached an agreement to schedule the cloture and confirmation votes of those and the Orr and Hezir nominations. The vote schedule and agreement can be found...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, December 3, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to executive session until 10:00am, with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. 10:00am - 5 roll call votes: Confirmation of...
  • 6:03pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #660, Joseph S. Hezir, to be Chief Financial Officer, Department of Energy. Invoked: 68-27
  • The Hale (KY district), Kearney (PA district), and Pappert (PA district) nominations were confirmed by voice votes. At 5:35pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Franklin Orr, Jr., to be Under Secretary for Science, Department of Energy. Invoked: 71-25
  • 11:25am The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on cloture on Executive Calendar #1038, Gerald Pappert, of PA, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; Invoked: 67-28.
  • 11:07am The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on cloture on Executive Calendar #1037, Mark Kearney, of PA, to be U.S .District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; Invoked: 60-36. Next: Cloture on Executive Calendar #1038, Gerald Pappert, of PA, to be U.S. District Judge for the...
  • 10:51am The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on cloture on Executive Calendar #1036, David Hale, of KY, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Kentucky. Invoked: 65-31 Next: Cloture on Executive Calendar #1037, Mark Kearney, of PA, to be U.S .District Judge for the Eastern...
  • 10:33am The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar 1067, P. David Lopez, of Arizona, to be General Counsel of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; Confirmed: 54-43 Next: Cloture on Executive Calendar #1036, David Hale, of KY, to be U.S. District Judge...
  • 10:06am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Calendar #1069, Charlotte Burrows, of DC, to be Member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Confirmed: 93-2 The Remaining votes in this series will be 10 minute votes with up to 2 minutes between...
  • The 3pm vote series tomorrow will now occur at 5:30pm and we added the cloture vote on the Hezir nomination to the end of the series. As a result, there will be up to 5 roll call votes at 10am and 5 roll call votes at 5:30pm tomorrow. Wednesday, December 3 10:00am: Confirmation of Executive...
  • Roll Call Votes: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #892, Noah Bryson Mamet, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Argentine Republic; Confirmed: 50-43. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #631, Colleen Bradley Bell, to be Ambassador Extraordinary...
  • 5:26pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1067, P. David Lopez, of Arizona, to be General Counsel of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission