Monday: VA reports, NASA spending, nominations

The Senate will convene at 2 p.m. At 5:30 p.m., it will vote to end debate on the following nominations:

- M. Hannah Lauck to be a U.S. district judge for the Eastern District of Virginia.

- Leo Sorokin to be a U.S. district judge for the District of Massachusetts.

- Richard Boulware to be a U.S. district judge for the District of Nevada.

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Meanwhile, the House will vote at 6:30 p.m. on the several bills under suspension of the rules.

Among the suspension bills is a measure to expand reporting requirements for the inspector general for the Department of Veterans Affairs. The House will also take up a measure to authorize 2014 spending for National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) programs.

Another vote series is possible later Monday night as the House begins consideration of the 2015 appropriations bill for the Departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development.