|Recent Senate Votes|
|Friedland Nomination – Confirmation – Vote Confirmed (51-40, 9 Not Voting)
On Monday, the Senate approved the nomination of Michelle T. Friedland to be a judge on the 9th Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals.
Sen. Roy Blunt voted NO
Sen. Claire McCaskill voted YES
Minimum Wage Increase – Cloture – Vote Rejected (54-42, 4 Not Voting)
|Recent House Votes|
|Mil Con/Veterans Affairs Appropriations – Passage – Vote Passed (416-1, 14 Not Voting)
The House approved a bill on Wednesday to provide $165 billion in fiscal 2015 for the Department of Veterans Affairs, military construction, and military housing. The bill would provide $58.7 billion in advance appropriations for fiscal year 2016 for certain VA medical care programs. Only Rep. Raul Labrador, R.-Idaho voted against the measure.
Rep. William Lacy Clay voted YES
Legislative Branch Appropriations – Passage – Vote Passed (402-14, 15 Not Voting)