The Senate resumed consideration of S. 3254, the defense authorization bill.
At 5 p.m. the Senate met in executive session to consider the nomination of Paul William Grimm to be a U.S. District Court Judge for the district of Maryland.
At 5:30 .m., the Senate took a pair of roll call votes in the following order:
* Confirmation of the Grimm nomination;
* Cloture on S 3254, the defense authorization bill