Today’s Daily Update

Senate considers Medicare and unemployment measures.



  • The House was not in session.


  • The House sits in recess until tomorrow, April 1st.




  • The Senate was not in session.


  • The Senate will consider H.R.4302, the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014.
  • At 5:00pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #573, John Owens to be US Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit with the time until 5:30pm equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees.
  • At 5:30pm, there will be at least 2 roll call votes (3 expected):
    • Confirmation of Executive Calendar #573, John Owens, of CA, to be US Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit,
    • Expected motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to H.R.4302 (60-vote threshold),
    • Passage of H.R.4302 (60-vote threshold), and
      • Motion to proceed to H.R.3979, the legislative vehicle for the Unemployment Insurance extension (possible voice vote).


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