The President pro tempore called the Senate to order at 2 p
.m., the Chaplain offered a prayer, and the President pro tempore led the
Senate in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United
States of America.
The JournalPursuant to the order of Friday, January 3, 2014, the Journal
of the proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.
Certain Procedures Dispensed WithPursuant to the order of Friday, January 3, 2014,
the morning hour being deemed expired, and the times for the recognition
of the two leaders being reserved.
Transaction of Morning BusinessPursuant to the order of Friday, January 3, 2014,
the Senate proceeded to a period for the transaction of morning business.
Legislative Business (Monday, January 6)
S. 1845 (Sen. Reed)
To provide for the extension of certain
unemployment benefits, and for other purposes.
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
Executive Business (Monday, January 6)
Janet L. Yellen, of California, to be Chairman of
the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System for a term of four
Considered by Senate.
Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 56 - 26. Record Vote Number:
AdjournmentBy unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. Harry Reid,
at 6:53 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today,
until 10 a.m. tomorrow.