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  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 5073: Bunning Amdt. No. 5073; In the nature of a substitute. Result: Rejected (16-80, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 5078: Motion to Table DeMint Amdt. No. 5068; To limit the countries to which Federal financial assistance may be targeted under this Act. Result: Agreed to (70-24, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 5078: Motion to Table DeMint Amdt. No. 5068; To limit the countries to which Federal financial assistance may be targeted under this Act. Result: Agreed to (70-24, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Up to one hour of morning business, 10 minute limitations with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Majority controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.2731, the Global AIDS/HIV bill. Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am tomorrow.
  • H.R.3985, Over-the-Road Bus Transportation Accessibility Act S.Res.611, SoS - Zimbabwe S.Res.612, G8 Summit S.Res.613, designating week of September 8, 2008 as "National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week."
  • Morning Business for up to 1 hour with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. 6:50pm Proceed to consideration of S.2731, Global AIDS/HIV bill.
  • S.1046, Senior Professional Performance Act (with Voinovich Substitute) H.R.4289, VA Out Patient Clinic H.Con.Res.236, Republic of San Marino (with amendment to the preamble) S.Res.610, DEA 35th anniversary S.Res.576, DTV Transition Awareness Month (with amendment to the resolution and an amendment...
  • On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S. 2731; A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2009 through 2013 to provide assistance to foreign countries to combat HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to...
  • On the Motion: Motion to Disagree to the Amdts. of the House, Adding a New Title and Inserting a New Section, to the Amdt. of the Senate to H.R. 3221; A bill to provide needed housing reform and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (63-5, 32 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click...
  • On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S. 2731; A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2009 through 2013 to provide assistance to foreign countries to combat HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to...
  • On the Motion: Motion to Disagree to the Amdts. of the House, Adding a New Title and Inserting a New Section, to the Amdt. of the Senate to H.R. 3221; A bill to provide needed housing reform and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (63-5, 32 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click...
  • Resume consideration of House Message to accompany H.R.3221, Housing Reform. Two stacked votes to begin at approximately 5:20pm in relation to the following: -On the motion to disagree to the amendments of the House with respect to H.R.3221, the Housing Reform bill; and Motion to invoke cloture on...
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Lt. Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, USA, to be General Result: Confirmed (96-1, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Gen. David H. Petraeus, USA, to be General Result: Confirmed (95-2, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Lt. Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, USA, to be General Result: Confirmed (96-1, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Gen. David H. Petraeus, USA, to be General Result: Confirmed (95-2, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Disagree to the Amdts. of the House, Adding a New Title and Inserting a New Section, to the Amdt. of the Senate to H.R. 3221; A bill to provide needed housing reform and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (84-12, 4 members not...
  • On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Disagree to the Amdts. of the House, Adding a New Title and Inserting a New Section, to the Amdt. of the Senate to H.R. 3221; A bill to provide needed housing reform and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (84-12, 4 members not...
  • Resume House Message with respect to H.R.3221, Housing Reform. At approximately 10:55am the Senate will proceed to a cloture vote on the motion to disagree with respect to the Housing bill. 2:00pm Roll Call Votes on confirmation of general Petraeus to be following by a vote on confirmation of Lt....