With the UN and Supreme Court confirmations thrown in for good measure: Note: Luther Strange faces a special election this year, which has already drawn a considerable crowd into the … Continued
Senate Confirmation Votes
After yesterday’s cloture vote, the Senate has debated and will vote on President Trump’s second choice to head the Department of Labor, Alexander Acosta, at 6pm. Nine Democrats crossed over … Continued
This morning at 11:30am, the Senate will vote on whether or not to invoke cloture on the Acosta nomination. Mr. Acosta was President Donald Trump’s second choice, announced after Andrew … Continued
From Mattis through Rosenstein, twenty-one confirmation votes have occurred on the Senate floor, filling every major Cabinet position but the Secretary of Labor (to be held by week’s end), a … Continued
The Senate confirmed Rod Rosenstein overwhelmingly today as the Deputy Attorney General. The full Senate breakdown can be found below.
Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue was confirmed as President Trump’s Secretary of Agriculture overwhelmingly, with only the most liberal members of the Senate voting in opposition.
With Senate Party leadership giving the go ahead to more vulnerable Democrats to announce their support, both Joe Manchin and Heidi Heitkamp came out in favor of Judge Neil Gorsuch … Continued
Former Indiana Senator Dan Coats was nominated by President Trump for DNI and faces a morning cloture vote today. Recommended by his Committee 13-2, we don’t expect a lot of resistance … Continued