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  • The motion to proceed to S.J.Res.19 (Constitutional amendment on campaign finance) was agreed to by voice vote. Senator Reid then offered amendment #s 3791, 3792, 3973, 3794, 3795, 3796, and 3797 (technical amendments) and filed cloture on the underlying joint resolution. By voice votes, the Senate...
  • The Senate continues to debate the motion to proceed to S.J.Res.19, Constitutional amendment regarding campaign finance. At 2pm, we expect to adopt the motion to proceed by voice vote. Senator Reid then plans to offer a series of amendments and file cloture on the joint resolution. We will then...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, September 10, 2014, under the provisions of S.Res.539 as a further mark of respect to the memory of the late Senator James M. Jeffords, former United States Senator for the State of Vermont. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume...
  • Roll Call Votes The Senate conducted no roll call votes during Tuesday's session. Legislative Business Passed Cal.#423, S.1934: Clifford P. Hansen Federal Courthouse Conveyance Act Passed Cal.#418, S.898: The New Mexico Federal Land Conveyance Adopted S.Res.538: Expressing the condolences of the...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for 1 hour with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each, with the Republicans controlling the first 30 minutes and the...
  • Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #848, Jill Pryor, of Georgia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit; Confirmed: 97-0. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #910, Henry J. Aaron, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Social Security Advisory Board...
  • 6:31pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.J.Res.19, a joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections. This will be the last...
  • - Henry J. Aaron, to be Member of the Social Security Advisory Board expiring September 30, 2020; - Alan L. Cohen, to be Member of the Social Security Advisory Board expiring September 30, 2016; - Lanhee J. Chen, to be Member of the Social Security Advisory Board expiring September 30, 2018
  • 6:13pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #910, Henry J. Aaron, to be Member of the Social Security Advisory Board; Confirmed: 54-43 Next: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #911, Henry J. Aaron, to be Member of the Social Security Advisory Board...
  • 5:32pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #848, the nomination of Jill Pryor, of Georgia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit; Confirmed: 97-0 Next: 1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #910, Henry J. Aaron, to be Member of the...
  • The Senate stands adjourned under the provisions of H.Con.Res.112 until 2:00pm on Monday, September 8, 2014. On Monday, September 8, following any Leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 5:30pm with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each, with the time...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 9:15am on Friday, August 8, 2014 for a pro forma session only, with no business conducted. When the Senate adjourns on Friday, it will adjourn under the provisions of H.Con.Res.112 until 2:00pm on Monday, September 8, 2014. On Monday, September 8, following any...
  • Roll Call Votes No roll call votes were conducted during Tuesday's session of the Senate. Legislative Business Adopted by voice vote H.Con.Res.112, Adjournment Resolution Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business H.R.5272, Limitation on Deferred Action for Childhood...
  • The Senate stands in recess until 11:00am on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 5 minutes each. There will be no roll call votes during Tuesday's session of the Senate. The next...
  • Roll Call Votes No roll call votes were conducted during Friday's session of the Senate. Legislative Business Passed H.J.Res.76, as amended with the Reid-McConnell-Mikulski amendment, making emergency supplemental appropriations to provide funding for the Israeli Iron Dome defense Passed the...
  • Senator Boxer asked unanimous consent the Senate take up and pass Calendar #492, S.2673, a bill to enhance the strategic partnership between the United States and Israel. Senator Sessions objected.
  • The Senate passed J.R.Res.76, as amended with th e Reid-McConnell-Mikulski amendment making emergency supplemental appropriations to provide funding for the Israeli Iron Dome defense. Reid: I ask unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to the consideration of Calendar #220, H.J.Res.76; that a...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 11:00am on Friday, August 1, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 2:00pm. There will be no roll call votes during Friday's session of the Senate. The next roll call vote will occur at 5:30pm on Monday,...
  • Roll Call Votes Sessions motion to table Reid amendment #3751 (date change); Not Agreed To: 43-52 Mikulski motion to waive budget points of order with respect to S.2648, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations; Not Waived: 50-44 Sanders motion to waive budget points of order with respect to the...
  • Senator Menendez asked unanimous consent to confirm, en bloc, 25 State Department nominations (listed below). Senator Enzi objected. Senator Menendez then asked consent to confirm #968, John Teff- to be Ambassador to Russia. Senator Enzi objected. (The Senate later confirmed the Teff nomination by...