[Congressional Record Volume 159, Number 111 (Tuesday, July 30, 2013)]
[Senate]
[Pages S6068-S6071]
From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]




                    EXECUTIVE REPORTS OF COMMITTEES

  The following executive reports of nominations were submitted:

       By Mr. LEVIN for the Committee on Armed Services.
       Jon T. Rymer, of Tennessee, to be Inspector General, 
     Department of Defense.
       *Stephen Woolman Preston, of the District of Columbia, to 
     be General Counsel of the Department of Defense.
       *Susan J. Rabern, of Kansas, to be an Assistant Secretary 
     of the Navy.
       *Dennis V. McGinn, of Maryland, to be an Assistant 
     Secretary of the Navy.
       *Army nomination of Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, to be General.
       *Navy nomination of Adm. James A. Winnefeld, Jr., to be 
     Admiral.
       *Navy nomination of Adm. Cecil E.D. Haney, to be Admiral.
       *Army nomination of Lt. Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, to be 
     General.
       Air Force nomination of Maj. Gen. Stephen W. Wilson, to be 
     Lieutenant General.
       Air Force nomination of Lt. Gen. Robin Rand, to be General.
       Air Force nomination of Maj. Gen. Russell J. Handy, to be 
     Lieutenant General.
       Air Force nomination of Col. Roger L. Nye, to be Brigadier 
     General.
       Army nomination of Maj. Gen. David L. Mann, to be 
     Lieutenant General.
       Army nomination of Maj. Gen. Raymond A. Thomas III, to be 
     Lieutenant General.
       Army nomination of Col. Marion Garcia, to be Brigadier 
     General.
       Army nomination of Col. John W. Lathrop, to be Brigadier 
     General.
       Army nomination of Maj. Gen. Edward C. Cardon, to be 
     Lieutenant General.
       Army nomination of Brig. Gen. Thomas E. Ayres, to be Major 
     General.
       Army nomination of Brig. Gen. Flora D. Darpino, to be 
     Lieutenant General.
       Army nomination of Maj. Gen. Michael S. Tucker, to be 
     Lieutenant General.
       Army nomination of Col. Charles N. Pede, to be Brigadier 
     General, Judge Advocate General's Corps.
       Army nominations beginning with Colonel Carl A. Alex and 
     ending with Colonel Eric J. Wesley, which nominations were 
     received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional 
     Record on June 27, 2013. (minus 2 nominees: Colonel David W. 
     Riggins; Colonel Robert J. Ulses)
       Army nomination of Lt. Gen. Kenneth E. Tovo, to be 
     Lieutenant General.
       Army nomination of Maj. Gen. Robert B. Abrams, to be 
     Lieutenant General.
       Army nomination of Brig. Gen. Kevin L. McNeely, to be Major 
     General.
       Marine Corps nomination of Lt. Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, 
     to be Lieutenant General.
       Navy nomination of Capt. Deborah P. Haven, to be Rear 
     Admiral (lower half).
       Navy nomination of Vice Adm. Frank C. Pandolfe, to be Vice 
     Admiral.
       Navy nomination of Vice Adm. Harry B. Harris, Jr., to be 
     Admiral.
       Navy nomination of Rear Adm. William F. Moran, to be Vice 
     Admiral.
       Navy nomination of Rear Adm. James F. Caldwell, Jr., to be 
     Vice Admiral.
       Navy nominations beginning with Rear Adm. (lh) David F. 
     Baucom and ending with Rear Adm. (lh) Vincent L. Griffith, 
     which nominations were received by the Senate and appeared in 
     the Congressional Record on June 27, 2013.
       Navy nominations beginning with Rear Adm. (lh) Colin G. 
     Chinn and ending with Rear Adm. (lh) Elaine C. Wagner, which 
     nominations were received by the Senate and appeared in the 
     Congressional Record on June 27, 2013.
       Navy nominations beginning with Rear Adm. (lh) Paul B. 
     Becker and ending with Rear Adm. (lh) Jan E. Tighe, which 
     nominations were received by the Senate and appeared in the 
     Congressional Record on June 27, 2013.
       Navy nominations beginning with Rear Adm. (lh) David H. 
     Lewis and ending with Rear Adm. (lh) James D. Syring, which 
     nominations were received by the Senate and appeared in the 
     Congressional Record on June 27, 2013.
       Navy nominations beginning with Rear Adm. (lh) John C. 
     Aquilino and ending with Rear Adm. (lh) Michael S. White, 
     which nominations were received by the Senate and appeared in 
     the Congressional Record on June 27, 2013.
       Navy nominations beginning with Capt. Russell E. Allen and 
     ending with Capt. Thomas W. Marotta, which nominations were 
     received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional 
     Record on June 27, 2013.
       Navy nomination of Vice Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, to be Vice 
     Admiral.
       Navy nomination of Capt. Kenneth J. Iverson, to be Rear 
     Admiral (lower half).

  Mr. LEVIN. Mr. President, for the Committee on Armed Services I 
report favorably the following nomination lists which were printed in 
the Records on the dates indicated, and ask unanimous consent, to save 
the expense of reprinting on the Executive Calendar that these 
nominations lie at the Secretary's desk for the information of 
Senators.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, It is so ordered.

       Air Force nominations beginning with Wendy J. Beal and 
     ending with Jared K. Young, which nominations were received 
     by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on 
     April 9, 2013.
       Air Force nomination of Peter C. Rhee, to be Major.
       Air Force nomination of Joseph M. Markusfeld, to be 
     Lieutenant Colonel.
       Air Force nominations beginning with Deondra P. Asike and 
     ending with Gregory C. Trolley, which nominations were 
     received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional 
     Record on July 24, 2013.
       Army nomination of Ronald E. Beresky, to be Major.
       Army nomination of James B. Collins, to be Major.
       Army nominations beginning with Jonathan H. Cody and ending 
     with Justin M. Marchesi, which nominations were received by 
     the Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on June 
     20, 2013.
       Army nominations beginning with Joseph L. Biehler and 
     ending with Bienvenido Serranocastro, which nominations were 
     received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional 
     Record on June 24, 2013.
       Army nomination of Dean C. Anderson, to be Lieutenant 
     Colonel.
       Army nomination of Christopher D. Perrin, to be Colonel.
       Army nominations beginning with Sheena L. Allen and ending 
     with Miao X. Zhou, which nominations were received by the 
     Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on July 9, 
     2013.
       Army nominations beginning with Courtney L. Abraham and 
     ending with D011476, which nominations were received by the 
     Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on July 9, 
     2013.
       Army nominations beginning with Christopher L. Aaron and 
     ending with Nathan P. Zwintscher, which nominations were 
     received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional 
     Record on July 9, 2013.
       Army nominations beginning with Richard R. Abelkis and 
     ending with G001407, which nominations were received by the 
     Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on July 9, 
     2013.
       Army nominations beginning with Joseph H. Albrecht and 
     ending with D011309, which nominations were received by the 
     Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on July 9, 
     2013.
       Army nomination of Karl F. Meyer, to be Colonel.
       Army nomination of Stephanie M. Price, to be Major.
       Army nomination of Gregory C. Pedro, to be Major.
       Army nomination of John H. Seok, to be Lieutenant Colonel.
       Army nomination of Frederick C. Lough, to be Colonel.
       Army nominations beginning with Admirado A. Luzuriaga and 
     ending with Jon Kiev, which nominations were received by the 
     Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on July 24, 
     2013.
       Army nominations beginning with William G. Huber and ending 
     with Mark L. Leitschuh, which nominations were received by 
     the Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on July 
     24, 2013.
       Army nomination of Curtis J. Alitz, to be Colonel.
       Army nominations beginning with Guy R. Beaudoin and ending 
     with Rebecca A. Young, which nominations were received by the 
     Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on July 24, 
     2013.
       Navy nomination of Jackie S. Fantes, to be Commander.
       Navy nomination of Doran T. Kelvington, to be Commander.
       Navy nominations beginning with Orenthal G. Adderson and 
     ending with John F. Warner III, which nominations were 
     received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional 
     Record on June 27, 2013.
       Navy nominations beginning with Philip B. Bagrow and ending 
     with David M. Todd, which nominations were received by the 
     Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on July 9, 
     2013.
       Navy nominations beginning with Tanya Cruz and ending with 
     Jeanine B. Womble, which nominations were received by the 
     Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on July 9, 
     2013.
       Navy nominations beginning with Rene J. Alova and ending 
     with Joyce Y. Turner, which nominations were received by the 
     Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on July 9, 
     2013.
       Navy nominations beginning with James Alger and ending with 
     Jason N. Wood, which nominations were received by the Senate 
     and appeared in the Congressional Record on July 9, 2013.

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       Navy nominations beginning with Christopher W. Abbott and 
     ending with Lorenzo Tarpley, Jr., which nominations were 
     received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional 
     Record on July 9, 2013.
       Navy nominations beginning with Mary R. Anker and ending 
     with Georgina L. Zuniga, which nominations were received by 
     the Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on July 
     9, 2013.
       Navy nominations beginning with Lillian A. Abuan and ending 
     with Christopher R. Zegley, which nominations were received 
     by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on 
     July 9, 2013.
       Navy nominations beginning with Erin G. Adams and ending 
     with Luke A. Zabrocki, which nominations were received by the 
     Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on July 9, 
     2013.
       Navy nomination of Timothy C. Moore, Jr., to be Commander.
       Navy nomination of Pierre A. Pelletier, to be Captain.
       By Mr. Rockefeller for the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
     and Transportation.
       *Jannette Lake Dates, of Maryland, to be a Member of the 
     Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting 
     for a term expiring January 31, 2016.
       *Bruce M. Ramer, of California, to be a Member of the Board 
     of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for a 
     term expiring January 31, 2018.
       *Brent Franklin Nelsen, of South Carolina, to be a Member 
     of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public 
     Broadcasting for a term expiring January 31, 2016.
       *Howard Abel Husock, of New York, to be a Member of the 
     Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting 
     for a term expiring January 31, 2018.
       *Loretta Cheryl Sutliff, of Nevada, to be a Member of the 
     Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting 
     for a term expiring January 31, 2018.
       *Thomas Edgar Wheeler, of the District of Columbia, to be a 
     Member of the Federal Communications Commission for the 
     remainder of the term expiring June 30, 2013.
       *Thomas Edgar Wheeler, of the District of Columbia, to be a 
     Member of the Federal Communications Commission for a term of 
     five years from July 1, 2013.
       *Mark E. Schaefer, of California, to be Assistant Secretary 
     of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere.
       *Thomas C. Carper, of Illinois, to be a Director of the 
     Amtrak Board of Directors for a term of five years.
       *Coast Guard nominations beginning with Bruce D. Baffer and 
     ending with Joseph A. Servidio, which nominations were 
     received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional 
     Record on April 15, 2013.
       *Coast Guard nomination of Kurt B. Hinrichs, to be Rear 
     Admiral.
       *Coast Guard nomination of Richard T. Gromlich, to be Rear 
     Admiral.

       By Mrs. BOXER for the Committee on Environment and Public 
     Works.
       *Avi Garbow, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Administrator 
     of the Environmental Protection Agency.
       *James J. Jones, of the District of Columbia, to be 
     Assistant Administrator for Toxic Substances of the 
     Environmental Protection Agency.
       *Kenneth J. Kopocis, of Virginia, to be an Assistant 
     Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

       By Mr. MENENDEZ for the Committee on Foreign Relations.


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  On page S6069, July 30, 2013, the following language appears: 
James Walter Brewster, Jr., of Illinois, to be Ambassador 
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America 
to the Dominican Republic.
  
  The language has been deleted from the online record.


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       *Morrell John Berry, of Maryland, to be Ambassador 
     Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of 
     America to Australia.
       Nominee: Morrell John Berry.
       Post: AMB to Australia.
       (The following is a list of all members of my immediate 
     family and their spouses. I have asked each of these persons 
     to inform me of the pertinent contributions made by them. To 
     the best of my knowledge, the information contained in this 
     report is complete and accurate.)
       Contributions, amount, date, donee:
       1. Self: $1,000, 6/2/09, Hoyer for Congress; Hoyer for 
     Congress: $1,000, 10/8/10, Hoyer for Congress; $1,000, 4/24/
     12, Hoyer for Congress; $1,000, 6/15/13, Hoyer for Congress; 
     $250, 10/28/10, Tammy Baldwin for Senate; $500, 6/30/11, 
     Tammy Baldwin for Senate; $1,000, 10/4/12, Ben Cardin for 
     Senate; $250, 3/30/12, Krysten Sinema for Congress; $2,500, 
     8/13/12, Obama Victory Fund; $2,500, 10/23/12, Obama for 
     America.
       2. Spouse: N/A.
       3. Children and Spouses: N/A.
       4. Parents: deceased.
       5. Grandparents: deceased.
       6. Brothers and Spouses: none.
       7. Sisters and Spouses: none.
                                  ____

       *Patricia Marie Haslach, of Oregon, 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 the Federal Democratic Republic of 
     Ethiopia.
       Nominee: Patricia Marie Haslach.
       Post: Ethiopia.
       (The following is a list of all members of my immediate 
     family and their spouses. I have asked each of these persons 
     to inform me of the pertinent contributions made by them. To 
     the best of my knowledge, the information contained in this 
     report is complete and accurate.)
       Contributions, amount, date, donee:
       1. Self: none.
       2. Spouse: divorced.
       3. Children and Spouses: Shereen Herbert: none; Kiran 
     Herbert: none.
       4. Parents: Patricia M. Haslach: none.
       5. Grandparents: deceased.
       6. Brothers and Spouses: Timothy Haslach: none.
       7. Sisters and Spouses: Mary Powers: none; Matt Powers: 
     none; Margaret Haslach: none; Maureen Rankin: none; Mark 
     Rankin: none.
       *Reuben Earl Brigety, II, of Florida, to be Representative 
     of the United States of America to the African Union, with 
     the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and 
     Plenipotentiary.
       Nominee: Reuben Earl Brigety, II.
       Post: U.S. Ambassador to the AU.
       (The following is a list of all members of my immediate 
     family and their spouses. I have asked each of these persons 
     to inform me of the pertinent contributions made by them. To 
     the best of my knowledge, the information contained in this 
     report is complete and accurate.)
       Contributions, amount, date, donee:
       1. Self: $1200, 8/27/08, Obama for America; $1100, 8/27/08, 
     Obama for America; $2300, 8/16/08, Obama Victory Fund; $500, 
     2/08/08, Obama for America; $250, 11/27/07, Obama for 
     America.
       2. Spouse: $200, 10/20/08, Obama for America; $800, 10/16/
     08, Obama for America; $800, 10/12/08, Obama Victory Fund; 
     $200, 10/25/08, Obama for America; $200, 10/25/08, Obama for 
     America.
       3. Children and Spouses: none.
       4. Parents: none.
       5. Grandparents: none.
       6. Brothers and Spouses: none.
       7. Sisters and Spouses: none.
                                  ____

       *Daniel A. Clune, of Maryland, 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 the Lao People's Democratic Republic.
       Nomnee: Daniel A. Clune.
       Post: Lao People's Democratic Republic.
       (The following is a list of all members of my immediate 
     family and their spouses. I have asked each of these persons 
     to inform me of the pertinent contributions made by them. To 
     the best of my knowledge, the information contained in this 
     report is complete and accurate.)
       Contributions, Amount, Date, Donee:
       1. Self: None.
       2. Spouse: None.
       3. Children and Spouses: Margaret Clune Giblin: $55, Sep 
     2013, Barack Obama. Bryan Giblin: None. Sarah Clune Hartman: 
     None. Robert Hartman: None. Kathryn Clune: $35, Nov 2012, 
     Barack Obama.
       4. Parents: William H. Clune, Jr.: Deceased. Helen Clune: 
     Deceased.
       5. Grandparents: James Hadley: Deceased. Ethel Hadley: 
     Deceased. William H. Clune: Deceased. Gatel Clune: Deceased.
       6. Brothers and Spouses: William H. Clune III: $250, May 
     2012, Tammy Baldwin; Less than $250, 2012, Barack Obama. 
     Constance Clune: None.
       7. Sisters and Spouses: Sheila Fariel: Deceased. Susan 
     Lorenz Aiken: Deceased. Sarah Clune: $20, 2012, Barack Obama. 
     Michael Long, None.
                                  ____

       *Patrick Hubert Gaspard, of New York, to be Ambassador 
     Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of 
     America to the Republic of South Africa.
       Nominee: Patrick Hubert Gaspard.
       Post: South Africa.
       (The following is a list of all members of my immediate 
     family and their spouses. I have asked each of these persons 
     to inform me of the pertinent contributions made by them. To 
     the best of my knowledge, the information contained in this 
     report is complete and accurate.)
       Contributions, Amount, Date, Donee:
       1. Self: None.
       2. Spouse: $100, 2012, Obama for America.
       3. Children and Spouses: N/A.
       4. Parents: Father--Deceased. Mother--None.
       5. Grandparents: N/A--Deceased
       6. Brothers and Spouses: None.
       7. Sisters and Spouses: None.
                                  ____

       *Stephanie Sanders Sullivan, of New York, 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 the Republic of the Congo.
       Nominee: Stephanie S. Sullivan.
       Post: Brazzaville, Republic of Congo.
       (The following is a list of all members of my immediate 
     family and their spouses. I have asked each of these persons 
     to inform me of the pertinent contributions made by them. To 
     the best of my knowledge, the information contained in this 
     report is complete and accurate.)
       Contributions, Amount, Date, Donee:
       1. Self: None.
       2. John H. Sullivan (spouse): None.
       3. Daniel W. Sullivan (son: None.
       4. Scott W. Sullivan (son: None.
       5. John E. Sanders and Barbara W. Sanders (parents, 
     deceased) None.
       6. Roger and Gladys Wood (grandparents, decreased): None.
       7. Alice H. Sanders (grandmother, deceased): None.
       8. William L. Sanders (grandfather, deceased): None.

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       9. Thomas H. Sanders (brother) and Janice Sanders (sister-
     in-law): None.
       10. Philip E. Sanders (brother): None.
                                  ____

       *Joseph Y. Yun, of Oregon, 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 Malaysia.
       Nominee: Joseph Y. Yun.
       Post: Ambassador to Malaysia.
       (The following is a list of all members of my immediate 
     family and their spouses. I have asked each of these persons 
     to inform me of the pertinent contributions made by them. To 
     the best of my knowledge, the information contained in this 
     report is complete and accurate.)
       Contributions, Amount, Date, Donee:
       1. Self: $100, 2013, Korean Americans for Obama.
       2. Spouse: $100, 2012, Emily's List, $250, 2012, Obama for 
     America.
       3. Children and Spouses: Matthew and Amy Yun: None.
       4. Parents: Chunja Kim: None. Sukwoo Yun: Deceased.
       5. Grandparents: Hyung-Joong Yun: Deceased. Yuk-sung Ryu: 
     Deceased: Chan-Ho-Kim: Deceased: Bong-Ja Kim: Deceased.
       6. Brothers and Spouses: Yuojin Yun: None. Sookwon Kim: 
     None.
       7. Sisters and Spouses: Haechin Priestly: None. Richard 
     Priestly: None. Haesun Yun: None. Chulho Lieu: None.
                                  ____

       *Linda Thomas-Greenfield, of Louisiana, to be an Assistant 
     Secretary of State (African Affairs).
       *James F. Entwistle, of Virginia, 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 the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
       Nominee: James F. Entwistle.
       Post: Abuja.
       (The following is a list of all members of my immediate 
     family and their spouses. I have asked each of these persons 
     to inform me of the pertinent contributions made by them. To 
     the best of my knowledge, the information contained in this 
     report is complete and accurate.)
       Contributions, amount, date, and donee:
       1. Self: none.
       2. Spouse: Pamela G. Schmoll: none.
       3. Children and Spouses: Jennifer B.S. Entwistle (Daughter, 
     not married): none; Jeffrey W.S. Entwistle (Son, not 
     married): none.
       4. Parents: Oliver H. Entwistle, Jr. (Father--deceased); 
     Barbara G. Entwistle (Mother): $100, 11/9/11, Obama for 
     America; $50, 11/15/11, Obama for America; $100, 1/12/12, 
     Obama for America; $100, 3/4/12, Obama for America; $100, 7/
     13/12, Obama for America; $200, 8/20/12, Obama for America; 
     $50.75, 3/4/12, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee 
     (DSCC); $50, 7/13/12, Democratic Senatorial Campaign 
     Committee (DSCC).
       5. Grandparents: Geraldine Gaskill--deceased; Loren B. 
     Gaskill--deceased; Emily G. Entwistle--deceased; Oliver H. 
     Entwistle--deceased.
       6. Brothers and Spouses: Steven D. Entwistle (only 
     sibling): none; Sharon B. Entwistle (his wife): none.
       7. Sisters and Spouses: N/A.
                                  ____

       * David D. Pearce, of Virginia, a Career Member of the 
     Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister, to be 
     Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United 
     States of America to Greece.
       Nominee: David D. Pearce.
       Post: Greece.
       (The following is a list of all members of my immediate 
     family and their spouses. I have asked each of these persons 
     to inform me of the pertinent contributions made by them. To 
     the best of my knowledge the information contained in this 
     report is complete and accurate.)
       Contributions, amount, date, and donee:
       1. Self: none.
       2. Spouse: None.
       3. Children and Spouses: Jennifer Eva Pearce: none; Joseph 
     Alan Pearce: none.
       4. Parents: D. Duane Pearce: none; Mary Jean Pearce: none.
       5. Grandparents: Howard A. Pearce--deceased; Muriel 
     Pearce--deceased; Joseph Little--deceased; Urania Little--
     deceased.
       6. Brothers and Spouses: Michael Pearce: none; Kathleen 
     Pearce: none; Jonathan Pearce--deceased; Robyn Pearce: none; 
     Christopher Pearce--deceased.
       7. Sisters and Spouses: Elizabeth Hunt: none. (NB: My 
     sister was divorced this past year from David Hunt, who was 
     reported as her spouse on the 2008 Federal Campaign 
     Contribution Report that I filed in connection with my 
     nomination as Ambassador to Algeria).
                                  ____

       * John B. Emerson, of California, to be Ambassador 
     Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of 
     America to the Federal Republic of Germany.
       Nominee: John Bonnell Emerson.
       Post: Ambassador to Germany.
       (The following is a list of all members of my immediate 
     family and their spouses. I have asked each of these persons 
     to inform me of the pertinent contributions made by them. To 
     the best of my knowledge, the information contained in this 
     report is complete and accurate.)
       Contributions, amounts, date, and donee:
       1. Self: $1,500, 02/05/2013, Capital Group Inc. PAC; 
     $2,500, 02/2013, Shaheen, Jeanne; $1,000, 03/2013, Markey, 
     Ed; $1,000, 03/2013, Hagen, Kay; $1,000, 04/2013, Frankin, 
     AL; $1,000, 04/2013, Begich, Mark; $-5,000, 12/21/2012, 
     OfftheSidelinesPAC; $1,000, 11/06/2012, Waxman, Henry; $500, 
     10/07/2012, Nevada Senate Victory Fund; $2,500, 10/02/2012, 
     Feinstein, Dianne, $5,000, 09/28/2012, OfftheSidelinesPAC; 
     $1,000, 09/15/2012, Garamendi, John; $1,000, 09/14/2012, 
     Carmona, Richard; $1,000, 08/27/2012, Brown, Sherrod; $2,500; 
     08/09/2012, Carper, Tom; $-100, 07/20/2012, DSCCmte/
     California; $200, 07/08/2012, DSCCmte/California; $250, 06/
     28/2012, Bysiewicz, Susan; $30,800, 05/31/2012; DNC; $1,000, 
     2012, Kloubachar, Amy; $1,000, 05/15/2012, Donnelly, Joe; 
     $1,000, 04/11/2012, McCaskill, Claire; $2,500, 03/28/2012, 
     Kennedy III, Joe; $2,000, 03/13/2012, Nelson, Bill; $500, 03/
     13/2012, Nelson, Bill; $1,000, 03/06/2012, Hahn, Janice; 
     $1,000, 02/22/2012, Ruiz, Raul; $1,000, 02/15/2012, Cherny, 
     Andrei; $1,000, 01/10/2012, Wasserman Schultz, Debbie; 
     $2,500, 10/28/2011, Warren, Elizabeth, $500, 10/07/2011, 
     Bass, Karen; $250, 09/30/2011, Bass, Karen; $1,000, 09/30/
     2011, Berman, Howard; $1,000, 09/23/2011, Gillibrand, 
     Kirsten; $500, 09/21/2010, DCCC; $500, 09/14/2010, Coons, 
     Chris; $1,000, 06/23/2010. Hodes, Paul; $500, 06/07/2010, 
     Blumenauer, Earl; $1,000, 05/29/2010, Gillibrand, Kirsten; 
     $500, 08/17/2011, Nelson, Bill; $1,000, 07/13/2011, Khazei, 
     Alan; $500, 06/15/2011, Brown, Sherrod; $5,000, 06/09/2011, 
     Obama Victory Fund; $5,000, 06/09/2011, DNC; $2,500, 05/23/
     2011, Kaine, Tim; $500, 03/30/2011, Sherman, Brad; $2,500, 
     03/07/011, Feinstein, Dianne; $1,000, 03/03/2011; McCaskill, 
     Claire; $1,000, 10/27/2010, Dingell, John; $500, 10/06/2010, 
     Harman, Jane; $500, 09/21/2010, Gillibrand, Kirsten; $500, 
     09/21/2010, DCCC; $500, 09/14/2010, Coons, Chris; $1,000, 06/
     23/2010, Hodes, Paul; $500, 06/07/2010, Blumenauer, Earl; 
     $1,000, 05/29/2010, Gillibrand, Kirsten; $250, 05/13/2010, 
     Critz, Mark; $250, 05/10/2010, Bass, Karen; $600, 02/05/2010, 
     Boxer, Barbara; $400, 02/05/2010, Boxer, Barbara; $1,000, 01/
     11/2010, Fisher, Lee; $500, 12/17/2009, Meek, Kendrick; 
     $1,000, 11/02/2009, Khazei, Alan; $1,000, 09/29/2009, Bennet, 
     Michael; $1,000, 09/23/2009, Berman, Howard; $500, 06/30/
     2009, Dorgan, Byron; $500, 06/26/2009, Obey, David; $1,000, 
     06/18/2009, Garamendi, John; $-500, 05/13/2009, Chu, Judy; 
     $500, 05/05/2009, Chu, Judy.
       2. Spouse: Kimberly Marteau: $5,000, 09/17/2012, Off The 
     Sidelines PAC; $2,500, 09/19/2011, DNC; $1,000, 02/10/2010, 
     Carnahan, Robin; $5,000, 06/21/2011, Obama Victory Fund; 
     $500, 09/30/2011, Brown, Sherrod.
       3. Children and spouses: none.
       4. Parents: James Emerson (Father): $250, 10/10/2012, Obama 
     Victory Fund, subsequently disbursed in full to Obama for 
     America; $200, 09/21/2012, DCCC; $312, 07/18/2012, DCCC; $50, 
     2012, DCCC; $125, 2012, DCCC; $150, 2012, DCCC; $200, 2011, 
     DCCC; $100, 2011, DCCC; $200, 11/13/2009, DSCC; $85, 2012, 
     DLCC.
       5. Grandparents: none.
       6. Brother: James Emerson: $250, 10/10/2012, Obama Victory 
     Fund.
                                  ____

       * John Rufus Gifford, of Massachusetts, to be Ambassador 
     Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of 
     America to Denmark.
       Nominee: John Rufus Gifford.
       Post: Ambassador to Denmark.
       (The following is a list of all members of my immediate 
     family and their spouses. I have asked each of these persons 
     to inform me of the pertinent contributions made by them. To 
     the best of my knowledge, the information contained in this 
     report is complete and accurate.)
       Contributions, amount, date, and donee:
       1. Self: $500, 8/19/10, Friends of Barb. Boxer; $500, 9/14/
     11, Kaine for VA; $5000, 11/22/11, Obama Victory Fund; $500, 
     11/29/11, Tammy Baldwin for Senate; $1000, 6/25/12, Cicilline 
     Committee.
       2. Children and Spouses: N//A.
       3. Parents: Charles Gifford: $2500, 7/27/09, DNC; $2400, 1/
     16/10, Coakley for Senate; $15200, 3/15/10, DNC; $2400 6/30/
     10 Bennett for CO; $2400, 10/21/10, Bennett for CO; $2460, 2/
     14/11, McCaskill for MO; $1500, 6/30/11, Khazei for MA; 
     $17,500, 9/28/11, Obama Victory Fund; $2000, 10/29/11, Bill 
     Keating Committee; $2000, 11/15/11, Barney Frank for 
     Congress; $7500, 12/09/11, Obama Victory Fund; $2500, 12/31/
     11, Obama Victory Fund; $2500, 3/14/12, Joe Kennedy for 
     Congress; $2500, 7/19/12, Kaine for VA; $40000 8/1/12, Obama 
     Victory Fund; $1000, 8/23/12, Joe Kennedy for Congress; 
     $1500, 8/26/12, Andrei for AZ; $1500, 8/27/12, Win VA 2012; 
     $2000, 9/26/12, Angus King for Senate. Anne Gifford: $30000, 
     6/12/09, DNC; $2000, 10/27/09, Citizens for Alan Khazei; 
     $2400, 1/16/10, Coakley for Senate; $15200, 3/15/12, DNC; 
     $2400, 5/17/10, Barney Frank for Congress; $1000, 12/1/10, 
     Friends of Sherrod Brown; $1000, 6/26/11, Khazei for MA; 
     $1000, 6/30/11, Obama for America; $17500, 9/28/11, Obama 
     Victory Fund; $1500, 9/30/11, Khazei for MA; $15000, 12/18/
     11, Obama Victory Fund; $20000, 4/18/12, Obama Victory Fund; 
     $2500, 7/19/12, Kaine for VA; $1000, 8/23/12, Joe Kennedy for 
     Congress; $1000, 8/27/12, Win VA 2012; $2000, 9/13/12, Tisei 
     Congressional Cmte.
       4. Grandparents: N/A.
       5. Brothers and Spouses: Charles Gifford, Jr.: $3500, 9/20/
     11, Khazei for MA. Betsey Gifford: None.
       6. Sisters and Spouses: Ramsay Trussell: None. Geoffrey 
     Trussell: None. Jessica Nigrelli (most made under Jessica 
     Gifford): $1000, 10/20/09, Coakley for Senate; $500, 11/05/
     09, Capuano Committee; $15200, 3/16/10, DNC; $2000, 6/11/12, 
     Obama Victory Fund; $400, 6/30/11, Obama for America; $500, 
     7/26/11, Obama Victory Fund; $1500, 10/31/11, Obama Victory 
     Fund. Andrew Nigrelli: None.
                                  ____

       *Denise Campbell Bauer, of California, to be Ambassador 
     Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of 
     America to Belgium.
       Nominee: Denise Campbell Bauer.
       Post: Belgium.
       (The following is a list of all members of my immediate 
     family and their spouses. I

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     have asked each of these persons to inform me of the 
     pertinent contributions made by them. To the best of my 
     knowledge, the information contained in this report is 
     complete and accurate.)
       Contributions, amount, date, and donee:
       1. Self: $7600, 01/12/2011, DNC; $500, 06/12/2009, DNC; 
     $250, 04/16/2011, OVF; $300, 06/21/2012, OVF; $300, 06/12/
     2012, OVF; $1000, 03/27/2012, OVF; $1000, 12/13/2011, OVF; 
     $250, 05/31/2012, OVF; $250, 09/17/2012, OVF; $500, 09/25/
     2012, OVF; $1000, 09/30/2012, OVF; $600, 08/23/2012, OVF; 
     $250, 04/16/2011, OFA; $1000, 03/27/2012, OFA; $1000, 12/13/
     2011, OFA; $205, 05/31/2012, OFA; $300, 06/21/2012, OFA; 
     $300, 06/21/2012 0FA; $645, 09/30/2012, DNC; $250, 09/17/
     2012, OFA; $500, 09/25/2012, OFA; $355, 09/30/2012, OFA; 
     $250, 09/09/2011, Kaine for Virginia; $500, 01/31/2012, Kaine 
     for Virginia; $200, 10/17/2010, Friends of Barbara Boxer.
       2. Spouse: Steven Bauer: $355, 10/10/2012, OFA.
       3. Children and Spouses: Katherine Bauer: None. Natalie 
     Bauer: None.
       4. Parents: Charlotte Campbell: $200, 10/04/2012, OVF; 
     $100, 09/14/2012, OVF; $25, 08/31/2012, OVF; $100, 05/31/
     2012, OVF.
       Dennis R. Elston: None. Gaylo Elston: None.
       5. Grandparents: Elizabeth Tharp: None. Vernon Tharp: None. 
     Evelyn Elston: None. Charles Elston: None.
       6. Brothers and Spouses: Dennis A. Elston: None. Erin 
     Elston: None.
       7. Sisters and Spouses: Jessica Campbell: None. Michael 
     Reget: None. Mary Elston: None. Elizabeth Williams: None.
                                  ____

       * James Costos, of California, to be Ambassador 
     Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of 
     America to Spain.
       Nominee: James Costos.
       Post: U.S. Ambassador to Spain, U.S. Ambassador to Andorra.
       (The following is a list of all members of my immediate 
     family and their spouses. I have asked each of these persons 
     to inform me of the pertinent contributions made by them. To 
     the best of my knowledge, the information contained in this 
     report is complete and accurate.)
       Contributions, amount, date, and donee:
       1. Self: 09.16.2009, DNC Services Corporation/Democratic 
     National Committee, $500; 09.30.2012, Collins for Senate, 
     $2,500; 04.14.2012, Obama Victory Fund 2012, $5,000; 
     06.04.2012, Obama Victory Fund 2012, $1,250; 07.02.2012, 
     Obama Victory Fund 2012, $15,000; 08.07.2012, Obama Victory 
     Fund 2012, $5,000; 10.22.2012, Obama Victory Fund 2012, 
     $5,000; 12.16.2011, Obama Victory Fund 2012, $35,800; 
     04.30.2012, DNC Services Corporation/Democratic National 
     Committee, $5,000; 06.21.2012, DNC Services Corporation/
     Democratic National Committee, $1,250; 07.31.2012, DNC 
     Services Corporation/Democratic National Committee, $15,000; 
     09.04.2012, DNC Services Corporation/Democratic National 
     Committee, $5,000; 10.22.2012, DNC Services Corporation/
     Democratic National Committee, $4,550; 12.31.2011, DNC 
     Services Corporation/Democratic National Committee, $30,800; 
     12.16.2011, Obama for America, $2,495; 12.16.2011, Obama for 
     America, $2,500; 9.27.2012, Lon Johnson, $500; 1.1.2013 
     (est.), Christine Quinn for Mayor, $2,950; 1.15.2013, Corey 
     Booker for Senate (Primary), $2,600; 1.15.2013, Corey Booker 
     for Senate (General), $2,400; 3.19.2013, Kay Hagan for 
     Senate, $2,600; TOTAL, $142,695.
       2. Spouse: N/A.
       3. Children and Spouses: N/A.
       4. Parents: Katherine Costos & Charles Costos--no 
     donations.
       5. Grandparents: Achilleas Kostopoulos & Kyriakitsa 
     Kostopoulos--no donations. James Dardas & Theopoula Dardas--
     no donations.
       6. Brothers and Spouses: N/A.
       7. Sisters and Spouses: Maria Shahum & Peter Shahum--no 
     donations. Elaine Scott & Jack Scott--no donations.
                                  ____

       *James Costos, of California, to serve concurrently and 
     without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary 
     and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to 
     Andorra.
       Nominee: James Costos.
       Post: U.S. Ambassador to Spain, U.S. Ambassador to Andorra
       (The following is a list of all members of my immediate 
     family and their spouses. I have asked each of these persons 
     to inform me of the pertinent contributions made by them. To 
     the best of my knowledge, the information contained in this 
     report is complete and accurate.)
       Contributions, amount, date, and donee:
       1. Self: 9.16.2009, DNC Services Corporation/Democratic 
     National Committee, $500; 9.30.2012, Collins For Senate, 
     $2,500; 04.14.2012, Obama Victory Fund 2012, $5,000; 
     06.04.2012, Obama Victory Fund 2012, $1,250; 07.02.2012, 
     Obama Victory Fund 2012, $15,000; 08.07.2012, Obama Victory 
     Fund 2012, $5,000; 10.22.2012, Obama Victory Fund 2012, 
     $5,000; 12.16.2011, Obama Victory Fund 2012, $35,800; 
     04.30.2012, DNC Services Corporation/Democratic National 
     Committee, $5,000; 06.21.2012, DNC Services Corporation/
     Democratic National Committee, $1,250; 07.31.2012, DNC 
     Services Corporation/Democratic National Committee, $15,000; 
     09.04.2012, DNC Services Corporation/Democratic National 
     Committee, $5,000; 10.22.2012, DNC Services Corporation/
     Democratic National Committee, $4,550; 12.31.2011, DNC 
     Services Corporation/Democratic National Committee, $30,800; 
     12.16.2011, Obama for America, $2,495; 12.16.2011, Obama for 
     America, $2,500; 9.27.2012, Lon Johnson, $500; 1.1.2013, 
     (est.) Christine Quinn for Mayor, $2,950; 1.15.2013, Corey 
     Booker for Senate (Primary), $2,600; 1.15.2013, Corey Booker 
     for Senate (General), $2,400; 3.19.2013, Kay Hagan for 
     Senate, $2,600; TOTAL, $142,695.
       2. Spouse: N/A.
       3. Children and Spouses: N/A.
       4. Parents: Katherine Costos & Charles Costos--no 
     donations.
       5. Grandparents: Achilleas Kostopoulos & Kyriakitsa 
     Kostopoulos--no donations. James Dardas & Theopoula Dardas--
     no donations.
       6. Brothers and Spouses: N/A.
       7. Sisters and Spouses: Maria Shahum & Peter Shahum--no 
     donations. Elaine Scott & Jack Scott--no donations.

  * Nomination was reported with recommendation that it be confirmed 
subject to the nominee's commitment to respond to requests to appear 
and testify before any duly constituted committee of the Senate.
  (Nominations without an asterisk were reported with the 
recommendation that they be confirmed.)

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