The Senate will vote on two more of President Obama's nominations — one executive and one judicial — on Monday.
Last week, the Senate voted 60-38 to end debate on Moritz's nomination.
She has bipartisan support and Sen. Jerry MoranJerry MoranSenate GOP to Obama: Stop issuing new rules Overnight Tech: Bill protecting online reviews heads to Obama | New addition to FCC transition team | Record Cyber Monday Overnight Finance: Trump expected to pick Steven Mnuchin for Treasury | Budget chair up for grabs | Trump team gets deal on Carrier jobs MORE (R-Kan.) gave her a glowing endorsement. The Tenth Circuit encompasses several midwestern states, including Kansas.
Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidTop Dem: Congress may need brief funding extension Reid to media: Your work is more important than ever Free speech is a right, not a political weapon MORE (D-Nev.) has made clearing President Obama’s executive and judicial nominations a priority during the Congress.
Reid even went so far as to use the “nuclear option” to change the Senate filibuster rules limiting Republicans’ ability to block nominees.
The House is not in session Monday.