The Foreign Relations Committee passed Iran legislation this week.
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) is looking for recommendations on who should get the spot.
Jordain Carney 04/17/15 06:01 AM EDT
His maneuvers on Lynch shed light on how he will lead the upper chamber in this Congress.
Senators also approved Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri as National Indian Gaming Commission chairman.
A Republican aide said senators are "closer to a deal than we have been in the past."
“We're involved right now in active negotiations,” said Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.).
"Republicans haven't had a desire to govern dependably," the Democrat said.
Senators will vote Thursday morning on an amendment to a stalled bill to curb human trafficking.
Senators used the votes to highlight policy issues.
Rebecca Shabad 04/15/15 07:39 PM EDT
Sens. Mike Enzi and Bernie Sanders will lead their sides in the joint committee.