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  • There will be no further roll call votes during Thursday's session of the Senate.
  • Senator Reid asked unanimous consent to take up and pass H.R.1905, as amended by the text of the Reid-Johnson (SD)-Shelby amendment, which is the text of S.2101, and the Reid-Johnson (SD)-Shelby amendment. Senator Kyl objected.
  • Senator Reid also filed cloture on the motion to proceed to Legislative Calendar #400, S.3187, the FDA Safety and Innovation Act.
  • Senator Reid filed cloture on the nomination of Paul J. Watford, of California, to be United State District Judge for the 9th Circuit. Senators should expect the cloture vote at approximately 5:30pm on Monday, May, 21.
  • 12:28pm The Senate began a roll call vote on Executive Calendar #647, the nomination of Jerome H. Powell, of MD, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Confirmed: 74-21
  • 12:01pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #646 the nomination of Jeremy C. Stein, of MA, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Confirmed: 70-24
  • At 10:30am, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session with 90 minutes for debate prior to votes on confirmation of the following nominations: -          Executive Calendar #646, Jeremy C. Stein, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System for the...
  • The Senate is considering the motion to proceed to S.3187, A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription drugs and medical devices, to establish user-fee programs for generic drugs and biosimilars, and for other purposes. The...
  • Convenes: 9:30am Following the prayer and the pledge, the Majority Leader will be recognized. It is the Majority Leader's intention to begin consideration of the motion to proceed Calendar #400, S.3187, the FDA user fees bill with the time until 10:30am equally divided and controlled between the two...
  • Cloture on the Federal Reserve nominations has been vitiated. At 10:30am tomorrow, Thursday. May 17, there will be 90 minutes for debate equally divided and controlled prior to votes on confirmation of the nominations. Each nomination is subject to a 60-vote threshold. As a result, at approximately...
  • ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Motion to proceed to Calendar #357, S.Con.Res.41, A concurrent resolution setting forth the President's budget request for the United States Government for fiscal year 2013, and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2014 through 2022 (Sessions's...
  • There will be no further roll call votes during today's session of the Senate.
  • 5:25pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to proceed to S.Con.Res.44, A concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2013 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2014 through 2022 (Senators Lee,...
  • 5:01pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to proceed to S.Con.Res.42, A concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2013, revising the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal year 2012, and setting forth the appropriate...
  • 4:41pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to proceed to S.Con.Res.37, A concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2013, and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2014 through 2022 (Senator...
  • 4:22 pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to proceed to H.Con.Res.112, Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2013 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2014 through 2022 (Congressman Ryan); Not Agreed to: 40-59
  • 3:55pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to proceed to S.Con.Res.41, A concurrent resolution setting forth the President's budget request for the United States Government for fiscal year 2013, and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2014 through 2022...
  • If all time is used, there will be up to 5 roll call votes at approximately 3:50pm today. Those votes will be on motions to proceed to the following Budget resolutions: - Calendar #357, S.Con.Res.41 (Senator Sessions-his interpretation of the Obama budget); - Calendar #354, H.Con.Res.112...
  • Convenes: 9:30am Following the prayer and pledge, the Majority Leader will be recognized. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of motions to proceed to the following budget resolutions, en bloc: Calendar #357, S.Con.Res.41 (Senator Sessions-his interpretation of...
  • ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Lee amendment #2100 (terminate Ex-Im Bank) to H.R.2072, the Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act; Not Agreed To: 12-87 2)      Paul amendment #2101 (debt instruments); Not Agreed To: 9-89 3)      Corker amendment #2102 (private sector financing); Not Agreed To:...