Sometime after the weekly caucus lunches, Kerry's nomination is expected to come to the Senate floor. The last senator to be confirmed as secretary of State was Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonO’Malley tells Dems not to fear Trump FBI informant gathered years of evidence on Russian push for US nuclear fuel deals, including Uranium One, memos show Pelosi blasts California Republicans for supporting tax bill MORE, who didn't vote on her own nomination four years ago this month.

As of late Monday, the Senate had not set a specific time for the nomination vote, but a time could be announced by Senate leaders in the morning. No other roll call votes are scheduled for Tuesday.