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  • Nomination of Stephen R. Bough to Be United States District Judge for the Western District of Missouri

    by Senator John Cornyn

    Posted on 2014-12-16

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    CORNYN. The following Senators are necessarily absent: the Senator from Tennessee (Mr. Alexander), the Senator from Missouri (Mr. Blunt), the Senator from Georgia (Mr. Chambliss), the Senator from Mississippi (Mr. Cochran), the Senator from Utah (Mr. Hatch), the Senator from Nebraska (Mr. Johanns), the Senator from Illinois (Mr. Kirk), and the Senator from Alabama (Mr. Sessions).



    Further, if present and voting, the Senator from Tennessee (Mr. Alexander) would have voted ``no''.

    The PRESIDING OFFICER. Are there any other Senators in the Chamber desiring to vote? The result was announced--yeas 51, nays 38, as follows: [Rollcall Vote No. 366 Ex.] YEAS--51 Baldwin Begich Bennet Blumenthal Booker Brown Cantwell Cardin Carper Casey Coons Donnelly Durbin Feinstein Franken Gillibrand Hagan Harkin Heinrich Hirono Johnson (SD) Kaine King Klobuchar Landrieu Levin Manchin Markey McCaskill Menendez Merkley Mikulski Murphy Murray Nelson Pryor Reed Reid Rockefeller Schatz Schumer Shaheen Stabenow Tester Udall (CO) Udall (NM) Walsh Warner Warren Whitehouse Wyden NAYS--38 Ayotte Barrasso Boozman Burr Coats Coburn Collins Corker Cornyn Crapo Cruz Enzi Fischer Flake Graham Grassley Heitkamp Heller Hoeven Inhofe Isakson Johnson (WI) Lee McCain McConnell Moran Murkowski Paul Portman Risch Roberts Rubio Scott Shelby Thune Toomey Vitter Wicker NOT VOTING--11 Alexander Blunt Boxer Chambliss Cochran Hatch Johanns Kirk Leahy Sanders Sessions The nomination was confirmed.

    ______ NOMINATION OF JORGE LUIS ALONSO TO BE UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS ______ NOMINATION OF HAYWOOD STIRLING GILLIAM, JR., TO BE UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ______ NOMINATION OF AMIT PRIYAVADAN MEHTA TO BE UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ______ NOMINATION OF ALLISON DALE BURROUGHS TO BE UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE FOR THE DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS ______ NOMINATION OF JOHN ROBERT BLAKEY TO BE UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS ______ NOMINATION OF AMOS L. MAZZANT, III, TO BE UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS ______ NOMINATION OF ROBERT LEE PITMAN TO BE UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS ______ NOMINATION OF ROBERT WILLIAM SCHROEDER III TO BE UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS ______ [[Page S6907]] NOMINATION OF JOAN MARIE AZRACK TO BE UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK ______ NOMINATION OF ELIZABETH K. DILLON TO BE UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA ______ NOMINATION OF LORETTA COPELAND BIGGS TO BE UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA.

    The PRESIDING OFFICER. Under the previous order, the Senate will proceed to the following nominations, which the clerk will report.

    The bill clerk read the nominations of Jorge Luis Alonso, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois; Haywood Stirling Gilliam, Jr., of California, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of California; Amit Priyavadan Mehta, of the District of Columbia, to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia; Allison Dale Burroughs, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts; John Robert Blakey, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois; Amos L. Mazzant, III, of Texas, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas; Robert Lee Pitman, of Texas, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Texas; Robert William Schroeder III, of Texas, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas; Joan Marie Azrack, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York; Elizabeth K. Dillon, of Virginia, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Virginia; and Loretta Copeland Biggs, of North Carolina, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of North Carolina.

    ALONSO NOMINATION Mr. DURBIN. Mr. President, I speak in support of Jorge Alonso, who has been nominated to serve as a Federal district court judge in the Northern District of Illinois. He will fill the vacancy that opened when Judge Ronald Guzman took senior status last month.

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