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Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of Loretta Lynch, to be Attorney General: Loretta E. Lynch, of New York, to be Attorney General

This was a vote on “cloture” in the Senate, which means to end debate so that an up-or-down vote can be taken. A vote in favor is a vote to end debate and move to a vote on the issue itself, while a vote against is a vote to prolong debate or to filibuster.

114th Congress
Apr 23, 2015
Cloture Motion Agreed to

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Key: R Yea D Yea R Nay
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Totals     Republican     Democrat     Independent
  Yea 66
20 44 2
  Nay 34
34 0 0
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