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Today at a Glance: Dec. 6, 2012

The Senate is expected to clear a measure that would normalize U.S. trade relations with Russia. The chamber also votes on nominations.


Not in session.


Convenes at 9:30 a.m.

Roll call votes expected.

Nomination — Mark E. Walker to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Florida

Nomination — Terrence G. Berg to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan

HR 6156
— U.S.-Russia trade bill


Senate Judiciary marks up an Internet privacy bill (S 1223) and votes on nominations. 10 a.m., 226 Dirksen


Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs oversight hearing on the Federal Housing Administration, with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan. 10 a.m., 538 Dirksen

Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security hearing on the effect of superstorm Sandy on transportation systems. 10:30 a.m., 253 Russell

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