Sen. Bob CaseyRobert (Bob) Patrick CaseyDems hit stock buybacks in tax law fight Dem senator warns Mueller against issuing Russia report near 2018 election Dem praises gay US Olympian who feuded with Pence MORE (D-Pa.) introduced the resolution, which was passed in a unanimous consent agreement.

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American forces are scheduled to exit Afghanistan in 2014.

The Senate also confirmed a few foreign relations nominees by unanimous consent before adjourning for the evening. A list of those nominees follows:

- Daniel R. Russel to be an Assistant Secretary of State (East Asian and Pacific Affairs).

- Geoffrey R. Pyatt, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Ukraine.

- Tulinabo Salama Mushingi, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Burkina Faso.