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PN 5 - Nomination of Caitlin Joan Halligan to the District of Columbia Circuit Court - Key Vote

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John McCain III voted Nay (Cloture Vote) on this Nomination.

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Nomination - Cloture Not Invoked (Senate) (54-45) - (Key vote)

Title: Nomination of Caitlin Joan Halligan to the District of Columbia Circuit Court

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to invoke cloture on the confirmation of Caitlin Joan Halligan as a United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit.

Note:

NOTE: INVOKING CLOTURE REQUIRES A 3/5 MAJORITY OF THE SENATE. IT IS NOT A VOTE ON THE PASSAGE OF THE PIECE OF LEGISLATION, BUT LIMITS FURTHER DEBATE TO 30 HOURS. CLOTURE IS TYPICALLY USED TO END A FILIBUSTER. A FAILED CLOTURE VOTE OFTEN PREVENTS THE LEGISLATION FROM EVER COMING TO A VOTE.

Nomination - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Nomination of Caitlin Joan Halligan to the District of Columbia Circuit Court

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