NOMINATIONS: Senate to vote on Obama nominee to Western appeals court Jeremy P. Jacobs, E&E reporter Published: Monday, March 31, 2014 The Senate is expected to vote today on one of President Obama's two nominees to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Please subscribe to E&E Daily to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.