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UNANIMOUS CONSENT AGREEMENT - ENGELMAYER AND MANGLONA

NOMINATIONS

Pending debate,
On request by Mr. Reid and by unanimous consent, it was
Ordered, That the order for the previously scheduled votes be vitiated.

On further request by Mr. Reid and by unanimous consent, it was

Ordered, That at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, the Senate proceed to Executive Session to resume consideration of the following nominations: Paul A. Engelmayer, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York, and Ramona Villagomez Manglona, of the Northern Mariana Islands, to be Judge for the District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands; that there be two minutes for debate equally divided in the usual form; that upon the use or yielding back of time, the Senate proceed to vote without any intervening action or debate on the Engelmayer and Manglona nominations in that order; that the motions to reconsider be considered made and laid upon the table with no intervening action or debate; that no further motions be in order; that the President be immediately notified of the Senate's actions and the Senate resume legislative session.

TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2011

MESSAGES REFERRED

As in executive session,

The Presiding Officer laid before the Senate the following messages from the President of the United States, transmitting nominations, which were referred as indicated:

THE WHITE HOUSE, July 26, 2011. To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate

Robert S. Mueller, III, of California, to be Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a term expiring September 4, 2013. (Reappointment)

BARACK OBAMA

THE WHITE HOUSE, July 26, 2011. To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate

The following named officer for appointment in the United States Air Force to the grade indicated while assigned to a position of importance and responsibility under title 10, U.S.C., section 601:

To be lieutenant general Maj. Gen. Robin Rand

BARACK OBAMA

To the Committee on Armed Services.

THE WHITE HOUSE, July 26, 2011. To the Senate of the United States:

I nominateThe following named officer for appointment in the United States Air Force to the grade indicated under title 10, U.S.C., section 624:

To be major general Brig. Gen. Everett H. Thomas

BARACK OBAMA To the Committee on Armed Services.

THE WHITE HOUSE, July 26, 2011. To the Senate of the United States: I nominate

The following named officer for appointment in the United States Army to the grade indicated under title 10, U.S.C., section 624:

To be major general Brig. Gen. Lynn A. Collyar

BARACK OBAMA To the Committee on Armed Services.

THE WHITE HOUSE, July 26, 2011. To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate

The following Army National Guard of the United States officer for appointment in the Reserve of the Army to the grade indicated under title 10, U.S.C., sections 12203 and 12211:

To be brigadier general Col. Robert F. Thomas

BARACK OBAMA

To the Committee on Armed Services.

THE WHITE HOUSE, July 26, 2011. To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate

The following Army National Guard of the United States officer for appointment in the Reserve of the Army to the grade indicated under title 10, U.S.C., sections 12203 and 12211:

To be brigadier general

Col. Fred W. Allen

BARACK OBAMA

To the Committee on Armed Services.

THE WHITE HOUSE, July 26, 2011. To the Senate of the United States: I nominate

The following named officers for appointment in the United States Army to the grade indicated under title 10, U.S.C., section 624:

To be major general
Brigadier General Ralph O. Baker
Brigadier General Allen W. Batschelet
Brigadier General Heidi V. Brown
Brigadier General John A. Davis
Brigadier General Patrick J. Donahue II

Brigadier General Robert S. Ferrell
Brigadier General Stephen G. Fogarty
Brigadier General Charles W. Hooper
Brigadier General Paul J. LaCamera
Brigadier General Sean B. MacFarland
Brigadier General Kevin W. Mangum
Brigadier General Roger F. Mathews
Brigadier General Austin S. Miller
Brigadier General Camille M. Nichols
Brigadier General John R. O'Connor
Brigadier General Gustave F. Perna
Brigadier General Warren E. Phipps, Jr.
Brigadier General Gregg C. Potter
Brigadier General Nancy Lee S. Price
Brigadier General Edward M. Reeder, Jr.
Brigadier General Jefforey A. Smith
Brigadier General Jeffrey J. Snow
Brigadier General Kenneth E. Tovo
Brigadier General Stephen J. Townsend
Brigadier General Thomas S. Vandal
Brigadier General Mark W. Yenter

BARACK OBAMA

To the Committee on Armed Services.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEE
As in executive session,
The following favorable reports of nominations were submitted:
By Mr. Kerry for the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Derek J. Mitchell

, of Connecticut, to be Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Burma, with the rank of Ambassador.

Jeffrey DeLaurentis, of New York, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, to be Alternate Representative of the United States of America for Special Political Affairs in the United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador.

Jeffrey DeLaurentis, of New York, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, to be an Alternate Representative of the United States of America to the Sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations, during his tenure of service as Alternate Representative of the United States of America for Special Political Affairs in the United Nations.

David S. Adams, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Legislative Affairs).

Thomas M. Countryman, of Washington, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (International Security and Non-Proliferation).

Frankie Annette Reed, of Maryland, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of the Fiji Islands, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Nauru, the Kingdom of Tonga, Tuvalu, and the Republic of Kiribati.

Paul D. Wohlers, of Washington, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Macedonia.

William H. Moser, of North Carolina, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Moldova.

Earl Anthony Wayne, of Maryland, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Personal Rank of Career Ambassador, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Mexico.

Arnold A. Chacon, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Guatemala.

Sung Y. Kim, of California, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Korea.

Mr. Kerry, Committee on Foreign Relations, reported favorably the following nomination lists which had previously appeared in the Congressional Record on the dates indicated and, at the Senator's request and by unanimous consent, it was ordered that they lie at the Secretary's desk for the information of Senators.

Foreign Service nominations beginning with Ross Ellis Hagan and ending with Willem H. Brakel. (See Executive Journal proceedings of April 8, 2011, for complete list.)

Foreign Service nominations beginning with Timothy C. Cannon and ending with Mark Jeffrey Hipp. (See Executive Journal proceedings of July 11, 2011, for complete list.)

EXECUTIVE SESSION

NOMINATIONS CONSIDERED Pursuant to an order of the Senate of July 25, 2011,

The Senate proceeded to executive session to resume consideration of the following nominations.

THE JUDICIARY

Paul A. Engelmayer, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York.

Ramona Villagomez Manglona, of the Northern Mariana Islands, to be Judge for the District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands for a term of ten years.

YEAS AND NAYS ORDERED

Following debate, and

On request by Mr. Grassley and with a sufficient second, the yeas and nays were ordered on the nomination of Paul A. Engelmayer, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York.

VOTE - ENGELMAYER NOMINATION

The question being, Will the Senate advise and consent to the nomination of Paul A. Engelmayer, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York?

The assistant editor of the daily digest proceeded to call the roll (No. 117 Ex.) and

The vote resulted - yeas 98, nays 0 - as follows:

Yeas: Akaka, Alexander, Ayotte, Barrasso, Baucus, Begich, Bennet, Bingaman, Blumenthal, Blunt, Boozman, Boxer, Brown (MA), Brown (OH), Burr, Cantwell, Cardin, Carper, Casey, Chambliss, Coats, Coburn, Cochran, Collins, Conrad, Coons, Corker, Cornyn, Crapo, DeMint, Durbin, Enzi, Feinstein, Franken, Gillibrand, Graham, Grassley, Hagan, Harkin, Hatch, Heller, Hoeven, Hutchison, Inouye, Isakson, Johanns, Johnson (SD), Johnson (WI),

Kerry, Kirk, Klobuchar, Kohl, Kyl, Landrieu, Lautenberg, Leahy, Lee, Levin,
Lieberman, Lugar, Manchin, McCain, McCaskill, McConnell, Menendez,
Merkley, Mikulski, Moran, Murkowski, Murray, Nelson (NE), Nelson (FL),
Paul, Portman, Pryor, Reed, Reid, Risch, Roberts, Rubio, Sanders, Schumer,
Sessions, Shaheen, Shelby, Snowe, Stabenow, Tester, Thune, Toomey, Udall
(CO), Udall (NM), Vitter, Warner, Webb, Whitehouse, Wicker, Wyden – 98.
Nays: -0.
So it was,
Resolved, That the Senate advise and consent to the said nomination.

CONFIRMATION – MANGLONA NOMINATION
The question being, Will the Senate advise and consent to the nomination of
Ramona Villagomez Manglona, of the Northern Mariana Islands, to be Judge for
the District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands for a term of ten years.

Pursuant to the previous order,

The motions to reconsider were considered made and laid upon the table; the President was immediately notified of the action of the Senate and the Senate returned to legislative session.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2011

EXECUTIVE SESSION

CONFIRMATION - LOCKE NOMINATION

On request by Mr. Reid and by unanimous consent, it was

Ordered, That the Senate proceed to executive session to consider the nomination of Gary Locke, of Washington, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the People's Republic of China, Department of State.

On further request by Mr. Reid and by unanimous consent, it was

Ordered, That the nomination be considered and confirmed; that the motion to reconsider be considered made and laid on the table; the President be immediately notified of the Senate's actions and that the Senate return to legislative session.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

CONSIDERATION - MUELLER NOMINATION

Pursuant to the order of July 21, 2011, and the Republican Leader having been notified,

The Senate proceeded to executive session to consider the nomination of Robert S. Mueller, III, of California, to be Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a term expiring September 4, 2013.

YEAS AND NAYS ORDERED

Following debate, and

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