At the christening of the USS Gerald R. Ford, Sen. Levin said of her crew, "When they sail under freedom's flag, bringing hope in times of despair and calm in moments of crisis - at those times, they will exemplify the greatness and goodness, the steadiness and steadfastness of their vessel's namesake, and of the nation he loved so much and served so well."
Issues in Focus
Today in the SenateDecember 11, 2013:
At 2:00 p.m., following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to consideration of the nomination of Cornelia T.L. Pillard, of D.C., to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the D.C. Circuit, post cloture. Time during the adjournment will count post-cloture. If all time is used, the post-cloture debate time will expire around 1:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 12. Senators will be notified when any votes are scheduled.