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Follow legislative action on the Senate Floor with our updates throughout the day. All updates from Majority 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 Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.   Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to calendar #453, S.2569, with the time until 11:00am equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders, or their designees.   At 11:00am, there will be a roll ...
July 22, 2014

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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 Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Roll Call Votes Cloture on Executive Calendar #851, Andre Birotte, Jr., of California, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California; Invoked 56-43 Cloture on Executive Calendar #852, Robin L. Rosenberg, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida; Invoked 58-42 Cloture on Executive Calendar #854, John ...
July 22, 2014

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Votes

Results of the latest Senate Roll Call votes.

Roll Call Vote on cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2569, Bring Jobs Home Act
11:00am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to ...
July 23, 2014

Roll Call Vote on confirmation of deGravelles nomination (LA nomination)
2:59pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #854, John W. deGravelles, of ...
July 22, 2014

Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Rosenberg nomination (FL district)
2:41pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #852, Robin L. Rosenberg, of ...
July 22, 2014

Roll call vote on confirmation of Birotte nomination (CA district judge)
2:17pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #851, Andre Birotte, Jr., of California, ...
July 22, 2014

Roll call vote on cloture on deGravalles nomination (LA district judge)
11:33am The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #854, John ...
July 22, 2014

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Clark, Schapiro, and Creedon nominations confirmed by voice votes

The following nominations were agreed to by voice votes: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #802 Julia Akins Clark, of Maryland, to be General Counsel of the Federal Labor Relations Authority for a term of five years (voice vote expected); Confirmation of Executive Calendar #786 Andrew H. Schapiro, of Illinois, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United…

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Cloture invoked on the motion to proceed to Bring Jobs Home Act

Cloture was invoked on the motion to proceed to the Bring Jobs Home Act by a vote of 93-7. The Senate confirmed the Clark, Schapiro, and Creedon nominations by voice votes. There will now be up to 30 hours of post-cloture debate on the motion to proceed to the Bring Jobs Home Act. Another message…

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2569, Bring Jobs Home Act

11:00am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2569, Bring Jobs Home Act; Agreed to: 93-7   The following nominations were agreed to by voice votes: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #802 Julia Akins Clark, of Maryland, to be General Counsel of…

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Agreement on Highway and Transportation Funding Act

The Senate has reached an agreement to consider the Highway and Transportation Funding Act at a time to be determined. Under the agreement the Wyden, Carper-Corker-Boxer, Lee and Toomey amendments are in order for consideration to the bill. Upon disposition of the amendments, the Senate would proceed to vote on passage of H.R.5021, as amended,…

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Schedule for Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.   Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to calendar #453, S.2569, with the time until 11:00am equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders, or their designees.   At 11:00am, there will be a roll call…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Roll Call Votes Cloture on Executive Calendar #851, Andre Birotte, Jr., of California, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California; Invoked 56-43 Cloture on Executive Calendar #852, Robin L. Rosenberg, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida; Invoked 58-42 Cloture on Executive Calendar #854, John W.…

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Cloture filed on Harris nomination (Fourth Circuit)

This evening, Senator Reid filed cloture on Executive Calendar #929, Pamela Harris, of Maryland, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit. The cloture vote is expected to occur at a time to be determined on Thursday, July 24.

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Agreement on Clark, Schapiro, Creedon nominations

The Senate reached an agreement to vote on confirmation of the Clark, Schapiro, and Creedon nominations following the cloture vote on the motion to proceed to S.2569, Bring Jobs Home Act. We expect these 3 nominations to be confirmed by voice votes. As a result, we expect 1 roll call vote and 3 voice votes…

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of deGravelles nomination (LA nomination)

2:59pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #854, John W. deGravelles, of Louisiana, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Louisiana; Confirmed: 100-0

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Rosenberg nomination (FL district)

2:41pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #852, Robin L. Rosenberg, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida; Confirmed: 100-0   Next: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #854, John W. deGravelles, of Louisiana, to be United States District Judge for the Middle…

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