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  • By unanimous consent the Senate confirmed Executive Calendar #191, the nomination of Georgia, Marilyn A. Brown, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority for a term expiring May 18, 2017 (Reappointment). The Senate is now debating the motion to proceed to S.J.Res.21,...
  • After the Senate convened today, Senator Reid renewed the motion to proceed to S.J.Res.21, to authorize limited use of the Armed Forces against Syria. There was a previous order that the Senate proceed to the consideration of S.1392, the Energy Efficiency bill sponsored by Senators Shaheen and...
  • The Senate stands in adjournment until 10:00am on Tuesday, September 10, 2013.  Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 11:00am with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees with Senators permitted to speak therein for up...
  • ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #184, the nomination of Valerie E. Caproni, of the District of Columbia, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York; Confirmed: 73-24 LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Adopted S.Res.220, to authorize representation by the Senate...
  • The Broderick nomination was confirmed by voice vote. The Senate is now in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. There will be no further roll call votes tonight.
  • 5:34pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #184, Valerie E. Caproni, of New York, to be a United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York. Confirmed: 73-24
  • SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2013 The Senate will convene at 2:00pm on Monday, September 9, 2013. At 5:00pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the following items: -          Executive Calendar #184 Valerie E. Caproni - to be United States District Judge for the Southern...
  • The Senate will convene at 12:00 noon on Friday, September 6, for the purpose of allowing the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to file the reported joint resolution to authorize the limited and specified use of the United States Armed Forces against Syria.
  • Pursuant to the authority provided by section 2 of S.Con.Res. 22, the Majority Leader will convene the Senate at 12:00 noon on Friday, September 6, for the purpose of allowing the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to file the reported joint resolution to authorize the limited and specified use of...
  • By consent, at 11:00am on Tuesday, September 10th, the motion to proceed to S.1392, A bill to promote energy savings in residential buildings and industry, and for other purposes, be agreed to and the Senate proceed to its consideration.
  • On Monday, September 9, 2013, at 5:00 pm, the Senate proceed to Executive Session to consider the following nominations: -          Executive Calendar #184, the nomination of Valerie E. Caproni, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York; and -         ...
  • ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #96, the nomination of Raymond T. Chen, of Maryland, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit; Confirmed: 97-0 2)      Motion to invoke cloture on S.1243, the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and related...
  • Senator Cornyn asked unanimous consent that when the Senate receives H.R.2009, a bill to prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury from enforcing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, the Senate take up and pass the bill. Senator...
  • Senator McConnell asked unanimous consent to pass Calendar #145, H.R.2668, To delay the application of the individual health insurance mandate, to delay the application of the employer health insurance mandate, and for other purposes. Senator Reid objected.
  • Senator Durbin asked unanimous consent the Senate proceed to the consideration of Calendar #33, H.Con.Res.25; the amendment at the desk, which is the text of S.Con.Res.8, the budget resolution passed by the Senate, be inserted in lieu thereof; and that H.Con.Res.25, as amended, be agreed to....
  • The Senate adopted S.Con.Res.22, a resolution that provides for a conditional adjournment or recess of the Senate and House of Representatives. Under the provisions of the resolution, there would be a pro forma session at 12:00 noon on Monday, August 12. The House would have to adopt the concurrent...
  • Senator Reid then moved to proceed to Calendar #154, S.1392, a bill to promote energy savings in residential buildings and industry (Shaheen-Portman).
  • At 2:39pm the Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #220, the nomination of Samantha Power, of Massachusetts, to be the Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations; Confirmed: 87-10
  • The Senate has begun consideration of the Power nomination. We expect to yield back time and we could begin voting in the 2:30pm range.
  • 12:40pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on S.1243, THUD Appropriations; Not Invoked : 54-43