Issues in Focus
Today in the SenateMarch 10, 2014:
At 4:00 p.m. on Monday, following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:00 p.m. with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.
At 5:00 p.m., the Senate will consider the nomination Carolyn B. McHugh, of Utah, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit with the time until 5:30 p.m. equally divided and controlled in the usual form.
At 5:30 p.m., there will be 2 roll call votes: motion to invoke cloture on the McHugh nomination; and passage of S. 1917, the Victims Protection Act of 2014. If cloture is invoked on the McHugh nomination, the time during the vote on passage of S. 1917 will count post-cloture on the McHugh nomination.