CLOTURE MOTION; Congressional Record Vol. 160, No. 74
(Senate - May 15, 2014)

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                             CLOTURE MOTION

  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The cloture motion having been presented under 
rule XXII, the Chair directs the clerk to read the motion.
  The assistant legislative clerk read as follows:

                             Cloture Motion

       We, the undersigned Senators, in accordance with the 
     provisions of rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, 
     hereby move to bring to a close debate on the nomination of 
     Douglas L. Rayes, of Arizona, to be United States District 
     Judge for the District of Arizona.
         Harry Reid, Patrick J. Leahy, Robert Menendez, 
           Christopher Murphy, Elizabeth Warren, Christopher A. 
           Coons, Angus S. King, Jr., Richard Blumenthal, Jeff 
           Merkley, Amy Klobuchar, Dianne Feinstein, Richard J. 
           Durbin, Cory A. Booker , Tom Udall, Sheldon Whitehouse, 
           Charles E. Schumer, Edward J. Markey.

  The PRESIDING OFFICER. By unanimous consent, the mandatory quorum 
call has been waived.
  The question is, Is it the sense of the Senate that debate on the 
nomination of Douglas L. Rayes, of Arizona, to be United States 
District Judge for the District of Arizona shall be brought to a close?
  The yeas and nays are mandatory under the rule.
  The clerk will call the roll.
  The assistant legislative clerk called the roll.
  Mr. DURBIN. I announce that the Senator from Colorado (Mr. Bennet), 
the Senator from West Virginia (Mr. Manchin), the Senator from West 
Virginia (Mr. Rockefeller), and the Senator from Vermont (Mr. Sanders) 
are necessarily absent.
  Mr. CORNYN. The following Senators are necessarily absent: the 
Senator from Arkansas (Mr. Boozman) and the Senator from North Carolina 
(Mr. Burr).
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Are there any other Senators in the Chamber 
desiring to vote?
  The yeas and nays resulted--yeas 59, nays 35, as follows:

                      [Rollcall Vote No. 151 Ex.]

                                YEAS--59

     Ayotte
     Baldwin
     Begich
     Blumenthal
     Booker
     Boxer
     Brown
     Cantwell
     Cardin
     Carper
     Casey
     Chambliss
     Collins
     Coons
     Donnelly
     Durbin
     Feinstein
     Flake
     Franken
     Gillibrand
     Graham
     Hagan
     Harkin
     Heinrich
     Heitkamp
     Hirono
     Isakson
     Johnson (SD)
     Kaine
     King
     Klobuchar
     Landrieu
     Leahy
     Levin
     Markey
     McCain
     McCaskill
     Menendez
     Merkley
     Mikulski
     Murkowski
     Murphy
     Murray
     Nelson
     Pryor
     Reed
     Reid
     Schatz
     Schumer
     Shaheen
     Stabenow
     Tester
     Udall (CO)
     Udall (NM)
     Walsh
     Warner
     Warren
     Whitehouse
     Wyden

                                NAYS--35

     Alexander
     Barrasso
     Blunt
     Coats
     Coburn
     Cochran
     Corker
     Cornyn
     Crapo
     Cruz
     Enzi
     Fischer
     Grassley
     Hatch
     Heller
     Hoeven
     Inhofe
     Johanns
     Johnson (WI)
     Kirk
     Lee
     McConnell
     Moran
     Paul
     Portman
     Risch
     Roberts
     Rubio
     Scott
     Sessions
     Shelby
     Thune
     Toomey
     Vitter
     Wicker

                             NOT VOTING--6

     Bennet
     Boozman
     Burr
     Manchin
     Rockefeller
     Sanders
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. On this vote the ayes are 59, the nays are 35. 
The motion is agreed to.

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