Senate confirms assistant secretary for Treasury Department

In that role Amir-Mokri is expected assist in implementing policy created under the Dodd-Frank regulatory reform bill as well as help direct an early warning system for problems in the global economy. 

Before adjourning the Senate Monday night, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) also received unanimous consent for passage of S. 1637, H.R. 368. an act to amend the U.S. code to clarify and improve certain provision regarding the removal of litigation against federal officers or agencies in federal courts and for H.R.394, to clarify the jurisdiction of federal courts.

The Senate will convene at 10 a.m. on Tuesday and will shortly proceed to a number of amendment votes on H.R. 2112, the so-called "minibus" appropriations package.