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  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.223, the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization bill. At 4:30pm, the Senate will turn to Executive session to consider the following nominations: Calendar #1, James E. Graves, of Mississippi, to be a U.S. Circuit Judge...
  • Adopted S.Res.48, a resolution congratulating the Green Bay Packers on winning Super Bowl XLV.
  • Following any Leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. We hope to clear the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) legislation on Thursday. Senators should expect the next votes to begin around 5:30pm on Monday,...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 34: Nelson (FL) Amdt. No. 34; To strike section 605. Result: Agreed to (96-1, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 34: Nelson (FL) Amdt. No. 34; To strike section 605. Result: Agreed to (96-1, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.223, the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act. The following amendments are pending to S.223: Wicker amendment #14, as modified (Excludes TSA from collective bargaining) Blunt amendment #5 (private screening...
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Paul Kinloch Holmes III, of Arkansas, to be U.S. District Judge Result: Confirmed (95-0, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Diana Saldana, of Texas, to be U.S. District Judge Result: Confirmed (94-0, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Paul Kinloch Holmes III, of Arkansas, to be U.S. District Judge Result: Confirmed (95-0, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Diana Saldana, of Texas, to be U.S. District Judge Result: Confirmed (94-0, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Following any Leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 3:00pm with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 3:00pm, the Senate will resume consideration of S.223, the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization bill. If senators have amendments to...
  • Following any Leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. There will be no roll call votes during Friday's session of the Senate. By unanimous consent, the Senate locked in the agreement outlined below with respect to...
  • Adopted S.Res.42, a resolution making Majority Party committee appointments. Adopted S.Res.43, a resolution making Minority Party committee appointments. Adopted S.Res.44, a resolution supporting democracy, universal rights, and the peaceful transition to a representative government in...
  • On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 19: Motion to Table Paul Amdt. No. 19; To limit the application of the Davis-Bacon Act in the case of projects funded under this Act. Result: Agreed to (55-42, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 8: Whitehouse Amdt. No. 8; To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for aiming laser pointers at airplanes, and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (96-1, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 19: Motion to Table Paul Amdt. No. 19; To limit the application of the Davis-Bacon Act in the case of projects funded under this Act. Result: Agreed to (55-42, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 8: Whitehouse Amdt. No. 8; To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for aiming laser pointers at airplanes, and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (96-1, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Morning business until 10:30am. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.223, the FAA Authorization bill. The following amendments are pending to S.223: - Wicker amendment #14 (Excludes TSA from collective bargaining) - Blunt amendment #5 (private screening company) -...
  • Adopted S.Res.30, a resolution celebrating February 2, 2011, as the 25th anniversary of 'National Women and Girls in Sports Day'. Adopted S.Res.36, a resolution raising awareness and encouraging the prevention of stalking by designating January 2011 as "National Stalking Awareness Month". Adopted...
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 13: Motion to Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline Re: McConnell Amdt. No. 13; To repeal the job-killing health care law and health care-related provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010. Result: Rejected (47-51, 2 members not voting, 3/5...