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The Senate proceeded to an Executive Session. Cal. #465, Lt. Gen. John W. Nicholson, Jr. to be General, U.S. Army. Confirmed by Unanimous Consent.

The Senate resumed a Legislative Session. S. Con. Res. 109 (Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall). Agreed to by Unanimous Consent. S. Con. Res. 363 (University of Mount Union football team). Agreed to by Unanimous Consent. S. Res. 364 (Honoring the death of Marlow Cook, U.S. Senator from Kentucky). Agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

The Senate will convene at 2:00 PM on Monday, February 8th and will proceed to a period of Morning Business until 5:00 PM. The Senate will then proceed to an Executive Session to consider Cal. #360, Rebecca Ebinger to by U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Iowa. The Senate will vote on confirmation of the nomination at 5:30 PM.

The Senate adjourned at 5:47 PM under the provisions of S. Res. 364 (Honoring the death of Marlow Cook, U.S. Senator from Kentucky).

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SENATE FLOOR PROCEEDINGS

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2016

The Senate will convene at 10:00 AM. Following Leader Remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S. 2012 (The Energy Policy Modernization Act). At 11:30 AM, the Senate will have a Cloture vote on Murkowski amend #2953 (Substitute amendment).

The Senate convened and proceeded to a Legislative Session.

S. 2012 (The Energy Policy Modernization Act).

Murkowski amend #2953 (Substitute amendment).  Motion to Invoke Cloture on the amendment. The Motion to Invoke Cloture was not agreed to by a vote of 46-50, with one Senator voting Present.

McConnell Motion to Reconsider the Vote.

S. 2012 (The Energy Policy Modernization Act). Motion to Invoke Cloture on the bill. Yeas and nays ordered. The Motion to Invoke Cloture was not agreed to by a vote of 43-54.

McConnell Motion to Reconsider the Vote.

Klobuchar asked unanimous consent that the Senate enter Executive Session to consider the following nominations:

Executive Calendar #263, Samuel D. Heins, to be Ambassador to the Kingdom of Norway; and
Executive Calendar #148, Azita Raji, to be Ambassador to the Kingdom of Sweden;

and that the Senate then proceed to vote on confirmation of the nominations. Lee objected to the request on behalf of Cruz.

Shaheen asked unanimous consent that the Senate enter Executive Session to consider the following nominations:

Executive Calendar #375, Thomas A. Shannon, Jr., to be an Under Secretary of State (Political Affairs); and
PN 371, Adam J. Szubin, to be Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes;

and that the Senate then proceed to vote on confirmation of the nominations. Lee objected to the request on behalf of Cruz (Shannon) and Shelby (Szubin).

The Senate proceeded to an Executive Session.

Cal. #465, Lt. Gen. John W. Nicholson, Jr. to be General, U.S. Army. Confirmed by Unanimous Consent.

The Senate resumed a Legislative Session.

S. Con. Res. 109 (Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall). Agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

S. Con. Res. 363 (University of Mount Union football team). Agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

S. Res. 364 (Honoring the death of Marlow Cook, U.S. Senator from Kentucky). Agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

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