Capital Hill Review

115th Congress 2nd Session (2018)  

Senate 

 

Thursday, August 16, 2018

 

Marvin Quattlebaum Jr. — The Judiciary (PN1895)

 

The Senate on Thursday, August 16, 2018, confirmed the nomination of A. Marvin Quattlebaum Jr. (PN1895; Text of Legislation) on a 62-28 (To view how your senators voted visit: 183) as a federal judge in the District of South Carolina, to serve on the 4th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, which hears appeals from federal district courts in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.

Article: Roll Call: Key votes from the Wisconsin congressional delegation this week

 

Julius Ness Richardson — The Judiciary (PN1897)

 

The nomination of Julius Ness Richardson (PN1897; Text of Legislation) was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday, August 16, 2018, on a 81-8 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 185) for a seat on the 4th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Judge Julius Ness Richardson and Judge Marvin Quattlebaum became the newest members of the 15-judge circuit court based in Richmond, Virginia.

Article: Roll Call: Key votes from the Wisconsin congressional delegation this week

 

A resolution reaffirming the vital and indispensable role the free press serves (S.Res.607)

 

A resolution reaffirming the vital and indispensable role the free press serves (S.Res.607; Text of Legislation) condemning President Trump’s attacks on the U.S. news media, stating that the press is not an enemy of the people as Trump avers and affirming its “indispensable” role in advancing “the most basic and cherished democratic norms and freedoms of the United States,” was unanimously agreed to by the Senate on Thursday, August 16, 2018.  There was no recorded vote on the resolution.

Article: Roll Call: Key votes from the Wisconsin congressional delegation this week

 

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The Honorable (full name)
United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510   

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