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  • S. Res.208, Majority committee appoinment S. Res.209, resolution expressing support for designation of the year 2011 through 2020 as the "Decade of Vision."
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1400: McCain Amendment No. 1400; To eliminate the appropriation for the Over-the-Road Bus Security Assistance, as recommended by the Administration. Result: Rejected (47-51, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1400: McCain Amendment No. 1400; To eliminate the appropriation for the Over-the-Road Bus Security Assistance, as recommended by the Administration. Result: Rejected (47-51, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Morning business for up to 1 hour with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. Following Morning Business, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of HR2892, Homeland Security Appropriations. The following amendments are currently pending to the...
  • Confirmed Executive Calendar #197, Stephen Owens to be Assistant Adminstrator for Toxic Substances of the EPA Confirmed Executive Calendar #258, Daniel Ginsberg to be Assistant Secretary of the Air Force
  • On Passage of the Bill: H.R. 2918 As Amended; A bill making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. Result: Passed (67-25, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Point of Order S.Amdt. 1365: Is it in order to offer the Amendment (SA 1365) to the Bill; In the nature of a substitute. Result: Not Sustained (70-23, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1366: McCain Amdt. No. 1366; To strike the earmark for the Durham Museum in Omaha, Nebraska. Result: Rejected (31-61, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On Passage of the Bill: H.R. 2918 As Amended; A bill making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. Result: Passed (67-25, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Point of Order S.Amdt. 1365: Is it in order to offer the Amendment (SA 1365) to the Bill; In the nature of a substitute. Result: Not Sustained (70-23, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1366: McCain Amdt. No. 1366; To strike the earmark for the Durham Museum in Omaha, Nebraska. Result: Rejected (31-61, 7 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. Following Morning Business, the Senate will resume consideration of HR2918, Legislative Branch Appropriations. 5:30pm vote in relation to McCain amendment #1366. Upon disposition of McCain amendment, the Senate...
  • Passed S1358, Patent and Trademark S.Res.190, National Men's Health Week S.Res.199, recognizing the contributions of the recreational boating community and the boating industry to the continuing prosperity of the United States. S.Con.Res.31, Adjournment Resolution Confirmed the following...
  • On the Motion: Motion to Table Motion to Commit H.R. 2918 to the Committee on Appropriations with Instructions; A bill making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (65-31, 3 members not voting, 1/2...
  • On the Motion: Motion to Table Motion to Commit H.R. 2918 to the Committee on Appropriations with Instructions; A bill making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (65-31, 3 members not voting, 1/2...
  • On the Nomination: Nomination of Harold Hongju Koh, of Connecticut, to be Legal Adviser of the Department of State Result: Confirmed (62-35, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Nomination of Harold Hongju Koh, of Connecticut, to be Legal Adviser of the Department of State Result: Confirmed (62-35, 2 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 second 30 minutes. The Senate considered the nomination of Harold Koh to be Legal Advisor for the State Department. The Senate...
  • Passed S.962, Enhanced Partnership with Pakistan Act of 2009 Adopted S.Res.29, a concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that John Arthur "Jack" Johnson should receive a posthumous pardon. Adopted S.Res.205, a resolution supporting the goals and ideals of African American Bone Marrow...
  • On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of Harold Hongju Koh, of Connecticut, to be Legal Counsel of the Department of State Result: Agreed to (65-31, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]