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  • 5:20pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #589, Cynthia Ann Bashant, CA, to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of California Confirmed: 94-0
  • 5:03pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #588, Daniel D. Crabtree, of KS, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Kansas; Confirmed: 94-0
  • 4:47pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #587, Manish S. Shah, of IL, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois; Confirmed: 95-0
  • 4:30pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Confirmation of Executive Calendar #586, Stanley Allen Bastian, of WA, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington; Confirmed: 95-0
  • 4:00pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #585, Sheryl H. Lipman, of TN, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee; Confirmed: 95-0
  • The Senate has reached an agreement that results in votes related to nominations today, tomorrow, and Monday. All votes after the first vote in each series will be 10 minutes in duration. There are two minutes for debate equally divided prior to each vote. Wednesday, April 30, 2014 4:00pm-up to 7...
  • 12:00pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2223, the Minimum Wage Fairness Act; Not Invoked: 54-42 For procedural reasons, Senator Reid changed his vote to no and then he entered a motion to reconsider the failed cloture vote at...
  • As a reminder to all Senators, at noon, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2223, the Minimum Wage Fairness Act. At 4:00pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and proceed to 6 roll call votes in relation to the following: -       ...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 10:30am with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Majority controlling the final half. Following morning business, the time until noon will...
  • Roll Call Votes 1)     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #585, Sheryl H. Lipman, of TN, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee; Invoked: 58-39 2)     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #586, Stanley Allen Bastian, of WA, to be U.S. District Judge for...
  • This evening Senator Reid filed cloture on the following nominations: -       Executive Calendar #591, Theodore David Chuang, of Maryland, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Maryland (up to 2 hours); -       Executive Calendar #592, George Jarrod Hazel, of Maryland, to be U.S. District...
  • The Senate stands in recess until 2:15pm. Following the recess, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.2223, the Minimum Wage Fairness Act.
  • 12:39pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #590, Jon David Levy, of ME, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Maine; Invoked: 63-34
  • At 12:23pm, the Senate began a 10-minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #589, Cynthia Ann Bashant, CA, to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of California; Invoked: 56-41
  • At 12:06pm, the Senate began a 10-minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #588, Daniel D. Crabtree, of KS, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Kansas. Invoked: 57-39
  • At 11:50am, the Senate began a 10-minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #587, Manish S. Shah, of IL, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois. Invoked: 57-40
  • 11:33am The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #586, Stanley Allen Bastian, of WA, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington Invoked: 55-41
  • At 11:02am, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #585, Sheryl H. Lipman, of TN, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee; Invoked: 58-39 All votes after this vote will be 10 minutes in duration.
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Following the prayer and pledge, the Senate will be in morning business until 11:00am with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. At 11:00am, the Senate will proceed to Executive...
  • Roll Call Votes 1)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #574, Michelle T. Friedland, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit; Confirmed: 51-40 2)     Cloture on Executive Calendar #613, David Weil, Massachusetts, to be Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division,...