Senate Session

The Senate convened and proceeded to executive session to resume consideration of the nomination of Cornelia Pillard to be U.S. Circuit… read more

The Senate convened and proceeded to executive session to resume consideration of the nomination of Cornelia Pillard to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia. The session continued into the following days with Republican senators speaking through the night in a protest of the change in rules on filibustering nominations. Several other nominations and legislative proposals were considered. close

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