Executive Sessionby Senator Richard J. Durbin
Posted on 2013-03-07
DURBIN. I announce that the Senator from California (Ms. Boxer)
and the Senator from New Jersey (Mr. Lautenberg) are necessarily
Mr. CORNYN. The following Senator is necessarily absent: the Senator from Louisiana (Mr. Vitter).
The PRESIDING OFFICER. Are there any other Senators in the Chamber desiring to vote? The yeas and nays resulted--yeas 81, nays 16, as follows: [Rollcall Vote No. 31 Ex.] YEAS--81 Alexander Ayotte Baldwin Baucus Begich Bennet Blumenthal Blunt Brown Burr Cantwell Cardin Carper Casey Chambliss Coats Coburn Collins Coons Corker Cornyn Cowan Cruz Donnelly Durbin Feinstein Fischer Flake Franken Gillibrand Graham Hagan Harkin Hatch Heinrich Heitkamp Hirono Hoeven Isakson Johanns Johnson (SD) Johnson (WI) Kaine King Kirk Klobuchar Landrieu Leahy Levin Manchin McCain McCaskill Menendez Merkley Mikulski Murkowski Murphy Murray Nelson Paul Portman Pryor Reed Reid Rockefeller Rubio Sanders Schatz Schumer Scott Shaheen Stabenow Tester Thune Toomey Udall (CO) Udall (NM) Warner Warren Whitehouse Wyden NAYS--16 Barrasso Boozman Cochran Crapo Enzi Grassley Heller Inhofe Lee McConnell Moran Risch Roberts Sessions Shelby Wicker NOT VOTING--3 Boxer Lautenberg Vitter The PRESIDING OFFICER. On this vote the yeas are 81 and the nays are 16. Three-fifths of the Senators duly chosen and sworn having voted in the affirmative, the motion is agreed to.
The PRESIDING OFFICER. Under the previous order, the question is on confirmation of the Brennan nomination.