8:11 p.m. Senator Whitehouse spoke on Climate Change; Senators Portman and Young spoke on Judge Barrett’s nomination.
7:25 p.m. The Senate confirmed the following nominations by unanimous consent:
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ML McConnell filed cloture on the Jay Newman, OH, to be U.S. District Judge, Southern District, OH.
Senators Scott, FL; Mendedez and Paul entered into a discussion regarding the Uighur crisis in China. Each Senator offered differing unanimous consent requests to legislation related the Uighurs and each objected to the others requests.
6:57 p.m. By a tally of 47 to 47 the motion to table was not agreed to.
6:51 p.m. Majority Leader McConnell filled the amendment tree to the house message to accompany S. 178 (shell). The Senate is now voting on a McConnell a motion to table the Tillis Amendment #2673 (to amendment #2652) regarding preexisting conditions.
6:30 p.m. By a tally of 48-46, the Senate adopted the motion to proceed to the House Message to accompany S.178 (shell).
6:03 p.m. The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to proceed to the House Message to accompany S.178 Uighur act (shell bill).
6:02 p.m. The Senate passed H.R. 8337, the Continuing Resolution by a tally of 84-10.
Senators voting against (10 Republicans): Blackburn, Braun, Cruz, Hawley, Johnson, Lee, Loeffler, Paul, Scott of FL, and Toomey.
5:16 p.m. The Senate began a roll call vote on H.R. 8337, the Continuing Resolution.
4:48 p.m. Senator Leahy spoke supporting the continuing resolution.
4:36 p.m. Senator Wicker spoke about the Japanese prosecution of Nissan employee, Greg Kelly.
4:31 p.m. Senator Daines spoke about rural communities access to water.
4:20 p.m. Senator Shaheen spoke about the Census.
3:56 p.m. Senator Burr spoke about the Intercountry Adoption Information act and asked u.c. to call up and pass H.R. 1952. The bill was passed by u.c.
Senator Burr asked u.c. to call up and pass S. 4762, a bill to designate the airport traffic control tower located at Piedmont Airport in Greensboro, North Carolina as the Senator Kay Hagan Airport Control Tower. The bill was passed by u.c.
3:46 p.m. Senator Rosen spoke about the Presidential Debates.
3:35 p.m. Senator Shaheen spoke about Justice Ginsburg and on the Supreme Court nomination.
3:22 p.m. Senator Murphy spoke about health care.
3:06 p.m. Senator Klobuchar spoke about health care and on the Supreme Court nomination.
2:59 p.m. Senator Barrasso spoke on the Supreme Court nomination.
2:52 p.m. Senator Rounds spoke supporting the paycheck protection program.
2:48 p.m. Senator Tillis spoke about the paycheck protection program.
2:33 p.m. Senator Cramer spoke about the paycheck protection program and asked u.c. to consider S. 4117, Paycheck Protection Small Business Forgiveness Act. Senator Cardin objected.
2:15 p.m. The Senate returned from recess and Senator Lankford spoke about the free exercise of religion.
1:36 p.m. The Senate stands in recess until 2:15 p.m.
1:18 p.m. Senator Grassley spoke about health insurance and Medicare.
12:59 p.m. Senator Durbin spoke about the Supreme Court nomination.
12:57 p.m. Senator Grassley spoke against packing the court.
12:46 p.m. Senator Thune spoke about his meeting with Judge Barrett.
12:35 p.m. DL Schumer spoke about the Presidential debate and on the Supreme Court nomination.
12:17 p.m. ML McConnell spoke about the Barrett nomination, on health care and on support for law enforcement.
12:01 p.m. Senator Grassley spoke about drug prices.
The Senate will convene at 12:00 p.m. and resume consideration of H.R. 8337, a bill making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2021, post-cloture.
A roll call vote on passage of H.R. 8337 is expected during today’s session of the Senate but is not yet scheduled.