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  • 10:15am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Calendar #850, the nomination of Ronnie L. White, of Missouri, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri. Invoked: 54-43
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of the White nomination until 10:15am. Senators Grassley, Cornyn, and Shaheen will control 10 minutes each of that time and Senator...
  • Roll Call Votes Cloture on Executive Calendar #839, Norman C. Bay, of New Mexico, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; Invoked: 51-45 Cloture on Executive Calendar #842, Cheryl A. LaFleur, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; Invoked:...
  • The LaFleur nomination was confirmed by a roll call vote of 90-7. The Senate then confirmed the Nealon, Wood, and Jaenichen nominations by voice votes. We expect the next vote to begin around 10:30am tomorrow. That vote would be on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #850, the...
  • 3:44pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on Confirmation of Executive Calendar #842, Cheryl A. LaFleur, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; Confirmed: 90-7 Confirmation of Executive Calendar #894, James D. Nealon, of New Hampshire, for the rank of...
  • 3:17pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #839, Norman C. Bay, of New Mexico, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; Confirmed: 52-45 Next: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #842, Cheryl A. LaFleur, of Massachusetts, to be a...
  • The Senate reached an agreement to vote on confirmation of Nealon, Wood, and Jaenichen nominations following the vote on the LaFleur nomination. We expect these 3 nominations to be confirmed by voice votes. As a result, we expect 2 roll call votes and 3 voice votes to begin at approximately 3:15pm...
  • 12:29pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #842, Cheryl A. LaFleur, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; Invoked: 85-10
  • 12:04pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #839, Norman C. Bay, of New Mexico, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; Invoked: 51-45 Next: -        Cloture on Executive Calendar #842, Cheryl A. LaFleur, of...
  • At 12:00 noon today, the Senate will proceed to a series of 2 roll call votes on the following motions: -        Cloture on Executive Calendar #839, Norman C. Bay, of New Mexico, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; and -        Cloture on Executive Calendar #842, Cheryl A....
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, July 14, 2014. Following Leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 12:00 noon, with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each and with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or...
  • No Roll Call Votes Legislative items Senator Reid filed cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2578, Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014 The Senate began the Rule 14 process to place the following bills on the Calendar: H.R.4718, To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986...
  • Today Senator Reid filed cloture on Executive Calendar #850, the nomination of Ronnie L. White, of Missouri, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri. He then filed cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2578, Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act of...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 2:00pm on Monday, July 14, 2014. Following any leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 6:00pm, with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. There will be no roll call votes during Monday's session of the Senate. The...
  • Roll Call Votes Cloture on S.2363, the Bipartisan Sportsman's Act; Not Invoked: 41-56 Confirmation of Executive Calendar #903 Shaun L. S. Donovan, of New York, to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget; Confirmed: 75-22 Legislative items Passed Calendar #380, S. Res. 412, Lawful Uses...
  • The Senate has reached an agreement to consider Calendar #438, S.2244, Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2014 (TRIA). At a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, after consultation with the Republican Leader, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of Calendar #438,...
  • The Silliman and Smith nominations were then confirmed by voice votes. There will be no further roll call votes today.
  • 2:05pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #903 Shaun L. S. Donovan, of New York, to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget; Confirmed: 75-22 Next-voice votes expected: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #695 Douglas Alan Silliman, Texas, to...
  • The Senate is in Executive Session considering the Donovan (OMB), Silliman (Kuwait), and Smith (Qatar) nominations, with the time until 2:00pm equally divided between the two Leaders, or their designees. At 2:00pm, the Senate will proceed to vote on confirmation of the nominations in the order...
  • 11:47am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on S.2363, the Bipartisan Sportsman's Act; Not Invoked: 41-56 Next votes at 2:00pm-1 roll call and 2 voice votes expected: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #903 Shaun L. S. Donovan, of New York, to be Director of...