Today on the Hill: Senate Turns to Presidential Nominations

The Senate will convene for legislative business later this afternoon and will return its attention to clearing the presidential nominations queue. For today, the upper chamber will vote on the nomination of David Tapp to be a Judge on the Court of Federal Claims, and will look to end debate on the nomination of Danielle Hunsaker to be a Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit. A full list of nominations filed for this week can be found here.

Meanwhile, House lawmakers have left Washington for their Veterans Day district work period. The lower chamber will resume legislative business on Tuesday, Nov. 12.