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  • Executive Session

    by Senator Richard J. Durbin

    Posted on 2014-12-12

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    DURBIN. I announce that the Senator from Alaska (Mr. Begich), the Senator from Vermont (Mr. Sanders), and the Senator from Colorado (Mr. Udall) are necessarily absent.



    The PRESIDING OFFICER. Are there any other Senators in the Chamber desiring to vote? The result was announced--yeas 62, nays 35, as follows: [Rollcall Vote No. 326 Ex.] YEAS--62 Alexander Baldwin Bennet Blumenthal Blunt Booker Boxer Brown Cantwell Cardin Carper Casey Collins Coons Corker Cruz Donnelly Durbin Feinstein Franken Gillibrand Hagan Harkin Heinrich Heitkamp Heller Hirono Johnson (SD) Kaine King Kirk Klobuchar Landrieu Leahy Levin Markey McCaskill Menendez Merkley Mikulski Murkowski Murphy Murray Nelson Paul Pryor Reed Reid Rockefeller Rubio Schatz Schumer Scott Shaheen Stabenow Tester Udall (NM) Walsh Warner Warren Whitehouse Wyden NAYS--35 Ayotte Barrasso Boozman Burr Chambliss Coats Coburn Cochran Cornyn Crapo Enzi Fischer Flake Graham Grassley Hatch Hoeven Inhofe Isakson Johanns Johnson (WI) Lee Manchin McCain McConnell Moran Portman Risch Roberts Sessions Shelby Thune Toomey Vitter Wicker NOT VOTING--3 Begich Sanders Udall (CO) The nomination was confirmed.

    Vote on Hyatt Nomination The PRESIDING OFFICER. The question is, Will the Senate advise and consent to the nomination of Amy Jane Hyatt, of California, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Palau? The nomination was confirmed.

    Vote on Chacon Nomination The PRESIDING OFFICER. The question is, Will the Senate advise and consent to the nomination of Arnold A. Chacon, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Director General of the Foreign Service? The nomination was confirmed.

    Vote on Palmer Nomination The PRESIDING OFFICER. The question is, Will the Senate advise and consent to the nomination of Virginia E. Palmer, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Malawi? The nomination was confirmed.

    Vote on Heflin Nomination The PRESIDING OFFICER. The question is, Will the Senate advise and consent to the nomination of Donald L. Heflin, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Cabo Verde? The nomination was confirmed.

    Vote on Kempner Nomination The PRESIDING OFFICER. The question is, Will the Senate advise and consent to the nomination of Michael W. Kempner, of New Jersey, to be a Member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors? The nomination was confirmed.

    Vote on Aron Nomination The PRESIDING OFFICER. The question is, Will the Senate advise and consent to the nomination of Leon Aron, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors? The nomination was confirmed.

    The PRESIDING OFFICER. Under the previous order, the motions to reconsider are considered made and laid upon the table, and the President will be immediately notified of the Senate's action.

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