Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is in a pro forma session. The Senate will vote on circuit court and federal election commission nominations.

The House

Yesterday

The House was not in session.

Today

The House will meet for a pro forma session.

The Senate

Yesterday

The Senate was in a pro forma session.

Today

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #896 Dara Lindenbaum, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal Election Commission.

The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.

At approximately 2:30pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #855, Stephanie Dawkins Davis, of Michigan, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit. Following disposition of the nomination, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #896 Dara Lindenbaum, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal Election Commission.

Additional roll call votes are expected during Tuesday’s session in relation to the pending nominations.

Cloture has been filed on the following nominations:

  1. Executive Calendar #896 Dara Lindenbaum, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal Election Commission
  2. Executive Calendar #857 Evelyn Padin, of New Jersey, to be US District Judge for the District of New Jersey NJ
  3. Executive Calendar #915 Charlotte Sweeney, of Colorado, to be US District Judge for the District of Colorado
  4. Executive Calendar #801 Nina Morrison, of New York, to be US District Judge for the Eastern District of New York
  5. Executive Calendar #806 Sandra Thompson, of Maryland, to be Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency
  6. Executive Calendar #651 Henry Christopher Frey, of North Carolina, to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
  7. Executive Calendar #670 Lisa Gomez, of New Jersey, to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor
  8. Executive Calendar #652 Chavonda Jacobs-Young, of Georgia, to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Research, Education, and Economics
  9. Executive Calendar #669 Amy Loyd, of New Mexico, to be Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical, and Adult Education
  10. Executive Calendar #792 Kenneth Wainstein, to be Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, Department of Homeland Security
  11. Executive Calendar #675 Todd Harper, of Virginia, to be a Member of the National Credit Union Administration
  12. Executive Calendar #728 Samuel Bagenstos, of Michigan, to be General Counsel of the Department of Health and Human Services
  13. Executive Calendar #856 Robert Steven Huie, of California, to be US District Judge for the Southern District of California.
  14. Executive Calendar #772 Shalanda Baker, of Texas, to be Director of the Office of Minority Economic Impact, Department of Energy

Tuesday, May 24th at approx. 2:30pm – 2 roll call votes:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #855, Stephanie Dawkins Davis, of Michigan, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit.
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #896 Dara Lindenbaum, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal Election Commission