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  • Resume consideration of the House Message with respect to HR2847, with the time until 9:55am equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. There will be up to 2 roll call votes beginning at 9:55am in relation to the following items: Motion to Waive the applicable budget...
  • Passed s. 30, Truth in Caller ID Act with a Rockefeller amendment. Adopted H.Con.Res.158, a concurrent resolution expressing support for the disignation of an Early Detection Month for breast cancer and all forms of cancer. Adopted S.Res.393, a resolution recognizing teh contributions of the...
  • Morning Business for 1 hour with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. The Republicans will control the first 30 minutes and the Majority will control the next 30 minutes. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of the House Message on H.R.2847, the...
  • H.R.4532, Social Security Disability Applicants Access to Professional Representation Act Cal. #213, S. Res.345, deploring the rape and assault of women in Guinea and the killing of political protesters (with Boxer amendments to the resolution, preamble and title)
  • On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment with Amendment No. 3310 to H.R. 2847; A bill making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, and Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending...
  • On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment with Amendment No. 3310 to H.R. 2847; A bill making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, and Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending...
  • Senator Burris will read Washington's Farewell Address. Upon conclusion of the reading, the Senate will resume consideration of the Motion to Concur with an amendment with respect to H.R.2847 (Jobs for Main Street Act). At 5:30pm, the Senate will proceed to a cloture vote with respect to the Jobs...
  • Adopted S.Res.415, a resolution calling for a renewed focus on the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran's violations of internationally-recognized human rights as found in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Adopted H.Con.Res.235, Adjournment Resolution. The Senate confirmed the...
  • Morning Business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each.
  • Passed S.2917, Small Business Penalty Fairness Act of 2009. Adopted S.Res.413, a resolution relating to the death of Representative John P. Murtha. The Senate confirmed the following nominations by unanimous consent:
  • On the Cloture Motion: Cloture Motion on Craig Becker, of Illinois, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board Result: Rejected (52-33, 15 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Joseph A. Greenaway, Jr., of New Jersey, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit Result: Confirmed (84-0, 16 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Cloture Motion: Cloture Motion on Craig Becker, of Illinois, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board Result: Rejected (52-33, 15 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Joseph A. Greenaway, Jr., of New Jersey, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit Result: Confirmed (84-0, 16 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Executive Session to debate concurrently the nominations of Joseph Greenaway (US Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit) and Craig Becker (Member of the National Labor Relations Board) until 4:00pm, with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. The Senate is...
  • The Senate will convene for a brief session in order to change the order of the previously scheduled roll call votes. There will no longer be no roll call votes during Monday's session of the Senate. We expect to move the votes to 5pm Tuesday.
  • On the Nomination: Nomination: Martha N. Johnson, of Maryland, to be Administrator of General Services Result: Confirmed (96-0, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of Martha A. Johnson to be Administrator of General Services Administration Result: Agreed to (82-16, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Nomination: Martha N. Johnson, of Maryland, to be Administrator of General Services Result: Confirmed (96-0, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of Martha A. Johnson to be Administrator of General Services Administration Result: Agreed to (82-16, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]