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Follow legislative action on the Senate Floor with our updates throughout the day. All updates from Democratic Leader Harry Reid and Democratic staff are listed below.

Today In The Senate

We prepare a Daily Summary with each day's expected Senate schedule.

Schedule for Monday, April 20, 2015
The Senate stands adjourned until 2:00pm on Monday, April 20, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.178, Justice for Victims of Human Trafficking. At 5:00pm, the Senate will enter Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #24, George C. Hanks, Jr., of Texas, to be US District Judge for the ...
April 20, 2015

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Wrap Up

Our Wrap Up compiles Senate unanimous consent items and other business at the end of the legislative day.

Wrap Up for Thursday, April 16, 2015
Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1, Russell Deyo, of New Jersey, to be Under Secretary for Management, DHS; confirmed: 95-2. Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.137, 70th anniversary of Roosevelt University. Adopted S.Res.138, Providence College Men’s Ice Hockey Team. Adopted S.Res.139, 20th anniversary of the attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. Began ...
April 16, 2015

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Votes

Results of the latest Senate Roll Call votes.

Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Deyo nomination (DHS)
2:02pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Russell C. Deyo to be Under Secretary for ...
April 16, 2015

Roll Call Vote on Stabenow MTI re: Medicare
The Fischer MTI re: side by side to Murray was agreed to by voice vote. The Murray MTI re: paid ...
April 15, 2015

Roll Call Vote on Mikulski MTI re: equal pay for equal work
6:41pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Mikulski MTI re: equal pay for equal work. Not ...
April 15, 2015

Roll Call Vote on Fischer MTI re: same sex marriage benefits
Sanders MTI re: social security was agreed to by a vote of 84-13. The Schatz MTI re: same sex marriage ...
April 15, 2015

Roll Call Vote on Sanders MTI re: social security
5:55pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Sanders motion to instruct re: social security. Agreed To: ...
April 15, 2015

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Schedule for Monday, April 20, 2015

The Senate stands adjourned until 2:00pm on Monday, April 20, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.178, Justice for Victims of Human Trafficking. At 5:00pm, the Senate will enter Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #24, George C. Hanks, Jr., of Texas, to be US District Judge for the Southern…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, April 16, 2015

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1, Russell Deyo, of New Jersey, to be Under Secretary for Management, DHS; confirmed: 95-2. Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.137, 70th anniversary of Roosevelt University. Adopted S.Res.138, Providence College Men’s Ice Hockey Team. Adopted S.Res.139, 20th anniversary of the attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. Began the…

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Agreement to proceed to Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act at a time to be determined

  Senator McConnell asked unanimous consent that at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, with concurrence of the Democratic Leader, the motion to proceed to Calendar #30, H.R.1191, and that if the motion to proceed is agreed to, Senator Corker or his designee, be recognized to offer a substitute amendment that is…

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Agreement on Hanks nomination–5:30pm vote Monday

The Senate has reached an agreement to consider the Executive Calendar #24, the nomination of George C. Hanks, Jr., of Texas, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Texas. At 5:00pm on Monday, April 20, the Senate will proceed to the nomination. There will be 30 minutes for debate equally divided.…

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Deyo nomination (DHS)

2:02pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Russell C. Deyo to be Under Secretary for Management, DHS Confirmed: 95-2

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Cloture on Cornyn amendment vitiated–next vote at 2:00pm

The cloture vote on Cornyn amendment #1120 has been vitiated. As a result, there will not be a vote at 11:00am. Discussions on the Trafficking bill continue. The next vote will occur at 2:00pm.   Approximately 2:00pm—1 roll call vote, 1 voice vote expected 1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1, Russell Deyo, of New Jersey,…

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Schedule for Thursday, April 16, 2015

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.178, Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015, with the time equally divided until 11:00am. The filing deadline for all second degree amendments to the Cornyn amendment #1120 is 10:30am. By rule, the…

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No votes on Friday, May 1

There will be no roll call votes on Friday, May 1

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Roll Call Votes Enzi motion to disagree in the House amendment, agree to the request by the House for a conference on S.Con.Res.11, and authorize the Presiding Officer to appoint conferees; agreed to: 54-43 Brown MTI (too big to fail); agreed to: 86-11 Sanders MTI (postal service); agreed to: 85-11 Burr MTI (student loans); agreed…

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Agreement on Deyo and Chaudhuri nominations

The Senate has reached an agreement to vote on confirmation of the Deyo (Under Secretary for Management, DHS) and Chaudhuri (Indian Gaming Commission) nominations at 2:00pm on Thursday, April 16. We expect a roll call vote on Deyo and a voice vote on Chaudhuri.   Thursday:   11:00am—1 roll call vote: Motion to invoke cloture…

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