Key Votes

PN 34 - Nomination of Charles Timothy Hagel to be Secretary of Defense - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Patrick Leahy voted Yea (Cloture Vote) on this Nomination.

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Nomination - Nomination Confirmed (Senate) (58-41) - (Key vote)

Title: Nomination of Charles Timothy Hagel to be Secretary of Defense

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to confirm President Obama's nomination of Charles Timothy Hagel to be Secretary of Defense.

Nomination - Cloture Invoked (Senate) (71-27) - (Key vote)

Title: Nomination of Charles Timothy Hagel to be Secretary of Defense

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to invoke cloture on a nomination that confirms President Obama's nomination of Charles Timothy Hagel to be Secretary of Defense.

Nomination - Cloture Not Invoked (Senate) (58-40) - (Key vote)

Title: Nomination of Charles Timothy Hagel to be Secretary of Defense

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to invoke cloture on a nomination that confirms President Obama's nomination of Charles Timothy Hagel to be Secretary of Defense.

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 Charles Timothy Hagel to be Secretary of Defense