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 15, 2016, the Journal
of the proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.
Certain Procedures Dispensed WithPursuant to the order of Friday, January 15, 2016,
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 15, 2016,
the Senate proceeded to a period for the transaction of morning business.
Executive Business (Tuesday, January 19)
Wilhelmina Marie Wright, of Minnesota, to be United
States District Judge for the District of Minnesota
Considered by Senate.
Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 58 - 36. Record Vote Number:
AdjournmentUnder the authority of the order of today, at 6:23 p.m,
the Presiding Officer (Mr. Gardner in the chair) declared the
Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 10 a.m. tomorrow