Note: The agenda of the Senate is subject to change by the presiding officer.
About the US Senate
The U.S. Senate is the upper legislative chamber in the federal government. It's also the more powerful body, with just 100 members. Each state is granted two senators who represent the entire state; senators serve six-year terms and are popularly elected by their constituents.
Democrats currently hold 53 seats, Republicans hold 45 seats and Independents hold 2 seats.
Note: The items for consideration listed here are those published in the Daily Digest of the Congressional Record. Other items may be considered at the discretion of the chair.
Senate Agenda - April 28, 2014: Senate will continue consideration of the nomination of Michelle T. Friedland, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.
What is a "pro forma session?"