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Cloakroom Wrap Up Memo -- Cloakroom Wrap Up - 3-26-14

7:17 PM || March 26, 2014
Cloakroom Wrap Up
 Roll Call Votes:
Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Cal. #581, Christopher Reid Cooper to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia. (56 – 43). Invoked.

 

Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Cal. #582, M. Douglas Harpool to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Missouri. (56 – 43). Invoked.

 

Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Cal. #583, Gerald A. McHugh, Jr. to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. (56 – 43). Invoked.

 

Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Cal. #584, Edward G. Smith to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. (75 – 23). Invoked.

 

Confirmation of the nomination of Cal.#581, Christopher Reid Cooper to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia. (100 – 0). Confirmed.

 

Confirmation of the nomination of Cal. #582, M. Douglas Harpool to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Missouri. (93 – 5). Confirmed.

 

Confirmation of the nomination of Cal. #583, Gerald A. McHugh, Jr. to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. (59 – 41). Confirmed.

 

Confirmation of the nomination of Cal. #584, Edward G. Smith to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. (69 – 31). Confirmed.

 
Executive Session:

Cal. #694, Joseph William Westphal, to be U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia. (confirmed by voice vote).

 

Wrap Up:

S. 1827 – Congressional Gold Medal – American Fighter Aces

S. Res. 387 – Arctic Winter Games

 

Thursday, March 27, 2014:

The Senate will convene at 9:30am. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 10:30am, with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each, with the Republicans controlling the first half, and the Majority controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of H.R. 4152, the Ukraine Bill, with the time until noon equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. At 12:00 noon, there will be a series of three roll call votes in relation to the following:

1.)    Menendez-Corker amendment #2867 to H.R. 4152

2.)    Passage of H.R. 4152, as amended, if amended

3.)    Confirmation of the nomination of Cal. #689, Maria Contreras-Sweet, to be Administrator of the Small Business Administration.

Additional roll call votes are possible during tomorrow’s session. Senators will be notified when votes are scheduled.