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  • The previously scheduled 11:00am vote has been moved to 11:15am today. At 11:15am, there will be a cloture vote on the motion to proceed to S.2262, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act. If cloture is invoked, there would be up to 30 hours for debate prior to a vote on the motion to...
  • This morning, Senator Reid filed cloture on the following nominations in the order listed: Executive Calendar l#655, Indira Talwani, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts (up to 2 hours equally divided); Executive Calendar #656, James Peterson, of...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the time until 11:00am will be equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. At 11:00am, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to...
  • Roll Call Votes 1)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #575, Nancy L. Moritz, of Kansas, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit; Confirmed: 90-3 Legislative items Passed H.R.4120, a bill to amend the National Law Enforcement Museum Act to extend the termination date. Adopted S.Res.434, a...
  • Senator Klobuchar asked unanimous consent the Senate take up and pass Calendar #316, S.149, Stopping Tax Offenders and Prosecuting Identity Theft Act of 2013. Senator Cruz reserved his right to object and asked consent to take up S.2066 and S.2067, en bloc. Senator Klobuchar objected. Senator Cruz...
  • There will be no further roll call votes during Monday's session of the Senate.
  • Executive Calendar #703 Peter A. Selfridge, of Minnesota, to be Chief of Protocol, and to have the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service, was confirmed by voice vote
  • 5:33pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #575, Nancy L. Moritz, of Kansas, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit; Confirmed: 90-3
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 2:00pm on Monday, May 5, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:30pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 5:30pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and there will be...
  • Roll call votes 1)     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #591, Theodore David Chuang, of Maryland, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Maryland; Invoked: 54-43 2)     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #592, George Jarrod Hazel, of Maryland, to be U.S. District...
  • Senator Reid filed cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2262,the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2014. The cloture vote is expected to occur on Tuesday, May 6.
  • Senator Paul asked unanimous consent the Committee on Foreign Relations be discharged from further consideration of S.2265, a bill to prohibit certain assistance to the Palestinian Authority. Senator Menendez objected.
  • The next votes will occur at 5:30pm on Monday, May 5 on the following nominations: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #575, Nancy L. Moritz, of Kansas, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit Confirmation of Executive Calendar #703 Peter A. Selfridge, of Minnesota, to be Chief of Protocol,...
  • Executive Calendar #701 Suzan G. LeVine, of Washington, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Swiss Confederation, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of...
  • 2:29pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #730  Janice Marion Schneider, of New York, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior; Confirmed: 64-32
  • 2:12pm, the Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #592, George Jarrod Hazel, of Maryland, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Maryland; Confirmed: 95-0
  • 1:47pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #591, Theodore David Chuang, of Maryland, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Maryland; Confirmed: 53-42
  • Senator Vitter asked unanimous consent that the Senate adopt the motion to proceed to S.2262, Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2014, that the only amendments be 5 unidentified Republican amendments related to energy policy; that each amendment be subject to a 60-affirmative vote...
  • At 12:02pm, the Senate began a 10-minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Cloture on Executive Calendar #575, Nancy L. Moritz, of Kansas, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit Invoked: 60-38
  • At 11:45am, the Senate began a 10-minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Cloture on Executive Calendar #592, George Jarrod Hazel, of Maryland, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Maryland Invoked: 55-42