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Congressional Directed Spending Disclosure

Vote Date Description My Vote Vote Result  
2024-01-25
On the Nomination
Gretchen S. Lund, of Indiana, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Indiana
Yea
Nomination Confirmed
Y
N
Yea: 87
Nay: 6
2024-01-24
On the Nomination
Cristal C. Brisco, of Indiana, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Indiana
Yea
Nomination Confirmed
Y
N
Yea: 67
Nay: 32
2024-01-24
On the Nomination
Jacquelyn D. Austin, of South Carolina, to be United States District Judge for the District of South Carolina
Yea
Nomination Confirmed
Y
N
Yea: 80
Nay: 17
2024-01-24
On the Cloture Motion
Cristal C. Brisco, of Indiana, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Indiana
Yea
Cloture Motion Agreed to
Y
N
Yea: 68
Nay: 29
2024-01-24
On the Cloture Motion
Jacquelyn D. Austin, of South Carolina, to be United States District Judge for the District of South Carolina
Yea
Cloture Motion Agreed to
Y
N
Yea: 79
Nay: 17
2024-01-23
On the Nomination
Joel Matthew Szabat, of Maryland, to be a Director of the Amtrak Board of Directors for a term of five years
Yea
Nomination Confirmed
Y
Yea: 96
Nay: 1
2024-01-23
On the Nomination
Anthony Rosario Coscia, of New Jersey, to be a Director of the Amtrak Board of Directors for a term of five years
Yea
Nomination Confirmed
Y
N
Yea: 79
Nay: 18
2024-01-23
On the Cloture Motion
Anthony Rosario Coscia, of New Jersey, to be a Director of the Amtrak Board of Directors for a term of five years
Yea
Cloture Motion Agreed to
Y
N
Yea: 79
Nay: 19
2024-01-23
On the Nomination
Christopher Koos, of Illinois, to be a Director of the Amtrak Board of Directors for a term of five years
Yea
Nomination Confirmed
Y
N
Yea: 91
Nay: 7
2024-01-22
On the Cloture Motion
Christopher Koos, of Illinois, to be a Director of the Amtrak Board of Directors for a term of five years
Not Voting
Cloture Motion Agreed to
Y
N
Yea: 82
Nay: 7
2024-01-18
On Passage of the Bill
To amend the Permanent Electronic Duck Stamp Act of 2013 to allow the Secretary of the Interior to issue electronic stamps under such Act, and for other purposes.
Yea
Bill Passed
Y
N
Yea: 77
Nay: 18
2024-01-18
On the Motion
To amend the Permanent Electronic Duck Stamp Act of 2013 to allow the Secretary of the Interior to issue electronic stamps under such Act, and for other purposes.
Nay
Motion Rejected
Y
N
Yea: 13
Nay: 82
2024-01-18
On the Amendment
To limit foreign assistance to the Palestinian Authority or any other Palestinian governing entity in the West Bank and Gaza.
Nay
Amendment Rejected
Y
N
Yea: 44
Nay: 50
2024-01-16
On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed
To amend the Permanent Electronic Duck Stamp Act of 2013 to allow the Secretary of the Interior to issue electronic stamps under such Act, and for other purposes.
Yea
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Agreed to
Y
N
Yea: 68
Nay: 13
2024-01-16
On the Motion to Table
A resolution requesting information on Israel's human rights practices pursuant to section 502B(c) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.
Nay
Motion to Table Agreed to
Y
N
Yea: 72
Nay: 11
2024-01-11
On the Nomination
Erika L. McEntarfer, of the District of Columbia, to be Commissioner of Labor Statistics, Department of Labor, for a term of four years
Yea
Nomination Confirmed
Y
N
Yea: 86
Nay: 8
2024-01-11
On the Cloture Motion
Erika L. McEntarfer, of the District of Columbia, to be Commissioner of Labor Statistics, Department of Labor, for a term of four years
Yea
Cloture Motion Agreed to
Y
N
Yea: 88
Nay: 8
2024-01-10
On Overriding the Veto
A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to "Small ...
Nay
Veto Sustained
Y
N
Yea: 54
Nay: 45
2024-01-10
On the Nomination
S. Kato Crews, of Colorado, to be United States District Judge for the District of Colorado
Yea
Nomination Confirmed
Y
N
Yea: 51
Nay: 48
2024-01-10
On the Cloture Motion
S. Kato Crews, of Colorado, to be United States District Judge for the District of Colorado
Yea
Cloture Motion Agreed to
Y
N
Yea: 51
Nay: 47