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  • The roll call vote(s) previously scheduled for 11:30am will now occur at 4:00pm today.  If cloture is invoked on either amendment or bill, it will be as if it were invoked at 12:00pm. Additionally, Senator Reid announced the official photograph of the 112th Congress may be rescheduled for later...
  • Convenes: 10:00am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business for one hour with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Majority controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.3606, the IPO bill with the time...
  • No ROLL CALL VOTES   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Notwithstanding the passage of S.1813, the Surface Transportation bill, the Senate agreed to the Boxer amendment #1903, which is a technical amendment, striking title V of division C with the heading entitled "Research and Innovative Technology Administration...
  • As a reminder, the filing deadline for first degree amendments to the Reed-Landrieu-Levin-Brown (OH), et al, substitute amendment  and #1833, the IPO bill, is at 4:00pm today.  If your Senator has a germane first degree amendment and would like to preserve her or his right to offer, please send a...
  • There will be no roll call votes on Monday, March 19. 2012
  • Convenes: 2:00pm Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 4:30pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.3606, the Capital Formation/IPO bill. The filing deadline for...
  • The filing deadline for all first degree amendments to the Reed-Landrieu-Levin-Brown (OH), et al, substitute amendment #1833 and H.R.3630 is 4:00pm on Monday, March 19th. If your Senator has a germane first degree amendment and would like to preserve his or her right to offer, please send a signed...
  • TODAY'S ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Confirmation of the nomination of Gina Marie Groh, of WV, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of West Virginia; Confirmed: 95-2 2)      Confirmation of the nomination of Michael Walter Fitzgerald, of CA, to be US District Judge for the Central...
  • There will be no further roll call votes this week. Senators should expect the next roll call vote on Tuesday, March 20th prior to the weekly caucus meetings.
  • 2:23pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination of Michael Walter Fitzgerald, of CA, to be US District Judge for the Central District of California; Confirmed: 91-6
  • 2:02 pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination of Gina Marie Groh, of WV, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of West Virginia; Confirmed: 95-2
  • At 1:45pm today, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the following nominations with 15 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled between Senators Leahy and Grassley or their designees: -          Cal. #408, Gina Marie Groh, of West Virginia, to be US District Judge for...
  • Convenes: 9:30am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 11:00am with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each, with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees with the Majority controlling the first half...
  • ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Boxer amendment #1816 (SoS emergency exemptions); Agreed To: 76-20 2)      Motion to Waive the Budget Act with respect to the Paul amendment #1556 (emergency exemptions); Not Agreed To: 42-54 3)      Passage of S.1813, the Surface Transportation bill, as amended; Passed:...
  • At 1:45pm on Thursday, March 15, 2012, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the following nominations with 15 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled between Senators Leahy and Grassley or their designees: Cal. #408, Gina Marie Groh, of West Virginia, to be US District...
  • The previous order to proceed to Executive Session at 2pm has been vitiated. The Senate will be in  a period of morning business until 5pm, with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each and the time equally divided.
  • By consent, the cloture motions on the judges were vitiated. As a result, we will not have any votes at 2:30pm today. Senator Reid intends to turn to H.R.3606, the IPO bill, next. Cloture was vitiated on the following nominations: Cal.#408, Gina Marie Groh, of West Virginia; Cal.#441, David Nuffer,...
  • 12:38pm The Senate began a roll call vote on passage of S.1813, the Surface Transportation bill; Passed: 74-22
  • 12:10pm The Senate began a roll call vote on Paul motion to waive Budget Act with respect to Paul amendment #1556 (environmental waivers); Not Waived: 42-54
  • 11:37am The Senate began a roll call vote on Boxer amendment #1816 (SoS on expedited emergency environmental reviews); Agreed To: 76-20