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  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Thomas I. Vanaskie, of Pennsylvania, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit Result: Confirmed (77-20, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Thomas I. Vanaskie, of Pennsylvania, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit Result: Confirmed (77-20, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Christopher H. Schroeder, of North Carolina, to be an Assistant Attorney General Result: Confirmed (72-24, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Christopher H. Schroeder, of North Carolina, to be an Assistant Attorney General Result: Confirmed (72-24, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Morning Business for 1 hour with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. The Majority will control the first 30 minutes and the Republicans will control the final 30 minutes. Following morning business, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the nomination of...
  • Confirmed Executive Calendar #333, Stuart Gordon Nash, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. Adopted S.Res.492, a resolution honoring the life and achievements of Dr. Dorothy I. Height. Adopted S.Res.493, a resolution designating...
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Marisa J. Demeo, of D.C., to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of D.C. Result: Confirmed (66-32, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Marisa J. Demeo, of D.C., to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of D.C. Result: Confirmed (66-32, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Lael Brainard, of D.C., to be an Under Secretary of the Treasury Result: Confirmed (78-19, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Lael Brainard, of D.C., to be an Under Secretary of the Treasury Result: Confirmed (78-19, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Morning Business for 1 hour with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. The Republicans will control the first 30 minutes and the Majority will control the final 30 minutes. Following morning business, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session with the time until 12:00 noon...
  • Adopted S.Res.489, a resolution honoring the life and achievements of Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks. Adopted H.Con.Res.243, a concurrent resolution authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for a June 6, 2010 event to celebrate the birthday of King Kamehameha. Passed HR4360, a...
  • On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of Lael Brainard, to be an Under Secretary of the Treasury Result: Agreed to (84-10, 6 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of Lael Brainard, to be an Under Secretary of the Treasury Result: Agreed to (84-10, 6 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Morning Business until 3:00pm with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to debate the nomination of Lael Brainard to be Under Secretary of the Treasury. At 5:30pm, the Senate will proceed to roll call...
  • Adopted S.Res.484, a resolution designating the week of May 16 through May 22, 2010, as "National Public Works Week" Adopted S.Res.485, a resolution designating April 2010, as "Financial Literacy Month" Adopted S.Res.486, a resolution supporting the mission and goals of the 2010 National Crime...
  • On Passage of the Bill: H.R. 4851 As Amended; A bill to provide a temporary extension of certain programs, and for other purposes. Result: Passed (59-38, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 3721: Motion to Invoke Cloture on Baucus Amdt. No. 3721, As Modified; In the nature of a substitute. Result: Agreed to (60-38, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3724: McCain Amdt. No. 3724 As Modified; Expressing the sense of the Senate that the Value Added Tax is a massive tax increase that will cripple families on fixed income and only further push back America's economic recovery and the Senate opposes a Value Added Tax. Result:...
  • On Passage of the Bill: H.R. 4851 As Amended; A bill to provide a temporary extension of certain programs, and for other purposes. Result: Passed (59-38, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]