Both chambers reconvene Monday after a weeklong recess for Presidents Day.
The Senate is expected to proceed to executive session to consider Robert E. Bacharach of Oklahoma to be a circuit judge for U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit. Bacharach’s confirmation vote will be held at 5:30 p.m. His nomination fell victim to a filibuster last year.
Before the recess, a filibuster kept the Senate from proceeding to a vote on the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be Defense secretary. Another cloture vote, which would cut off debate on the Hagel nomination, is planned for Monday.
Meanwhile, the House will consider a single measure under suspension of the rules.
Convenes 2 p.m.
Roll call votes expected.
Nominations — Robert E. Bacharach to be circuit judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit and Chuck Hagel to be Defense secretary
Senate Energy and Natural Resources meets to organize and adopt committee rules for the 113th Congress. 5:30 p.m. S-219 Capitol
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.