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  • 6:04pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Reid motion to instruct the Sergeant at Arms to request the presence of absent Senators; Agreed to: 44-40
  • On the Motion: Motion to Instruct the Sgt At Arms to Request the Presence of Absentee Senators; A bill to reduce the number of executive positions subject to Senate confirmation. Result: Agreed to (44-40, 16 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion: Motion to Instruct the Sgt At Arms to Request the Presence of Absentee Senators; A bill to reduce the number of executive positions subject to Senate confirmation. Result: Agreed to (44-40, 16 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • The Senate confirmed the following nominations by voice vote on Tuesday, June 28, 2011: Calendar #145 Lisa O. Monaco, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Attorney General Calendar #110 Virginia A. Seitz, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Attorney General
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation James Michael Cole, of the District of Columbia, to be Deputy Attorney General Result: Confirmed (55-42, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • 12:07pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #62 James Michael Cole, of the District of Columbia, to be Deputy Attorney General; Confirmed: 55-42
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation James Michael Cole, of the District of Columbia, to be Deputy Attorney General Result: Confirmed (55-42, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • At approximately 12:10pm today, the Senate will conduct up to 3 roll call votes on confirmation of the following nominations: Calendar #62 James Michael Cole, of the District of Columbia, to be Deputy Attorney General Calendar #145 Lisa O. Monaco, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant...
  • Convenes: 10am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the following nominations, en bloc: Calendar #62 James Michael Cole, of the District of Columbia, to be Deputy Attorney General Calendar #145 Lisa O. Monaco, of the District of Columbia, to be an...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 510: DeMint Amdt. No. 510; To strike the provision relating to the Director, Bureau of Justice Statistics. Result: Rejected (41-57, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • 2:01pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the DeMint amendment #510 (Burueau of Justice Statistics) to S.679, the Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act; Not Agreed to: 41-57
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 510: DeMint Amdt. No. 510; To strike the provision relating to the Director, Bureau of Justice Statistics. Result: Rejected (41-57, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • 12:31pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Vitter amendment #499 (czars) to S.679, the Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act (60-vote threshold); Not agreed to: 47-51.
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 499: Vitter Amdt. No. 499; To end the appointments of presidential Czars who have not been subject to the advice and consent of the Senate and to prohibit funds for any salaries and expenses for appointed Czars. Result: Rejected (47-51, 2 members not voting, 3/5...
  • The previous order with respect to the votes in relation to the Vitter and DeMint amendments was modified. At approximately 12:30pm, there will be one roll call vote in relation to the Vitter amendment #499 regarding czars (60-vote threshold). At approximately 2pm, there will be an additional roll...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 499: Vitter Amdt. No. 499; To end the appointments of presidential Czars who have not been subject to the advice and consent of the Senate and to prohibit funds for any salaries and expenses for appointed Czars. Result: Rejected (47-51, 2 members not voting, 3/5...
  • At 11:30am on Thursday, June 23rd, the Senate will resume consideration of S.679, the Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act with the Vitter amendment #499 regarding czars and the DeMint amendment #510 regarding Bureau of Justice Statistics debated concurrently with up to 30...
  • On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on S. 782; A bill to amend the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965 to reauthorize that Act, and for other purposes. Result: Rejected (49-51, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Leon E. Panetta, of California, to be Secretary of Defense Result: Confirmed (100-0, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on S. 782; A bill to amend the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965 to reauthorize that Act, and for other purposes. Result: Rejected (49-51, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]