A short while ago, the Senate invoked cloture, officially closing debate on the nomination of John Brennan for CIA director.

These senators dissented:

The final vote is now underway, with Brennan expected to be confirmed.



The Senate has enough votes to confirm Brennan.

Here’s the final tally:

Yep, Sen. Rand Paul voted no on confirmation:

Earlier this afternoon, after receiving a much-sought-after letter from Eric Holder, told CNN’s Dana Bash that he would drop his opposition to Brennan.

GOP yes votes:

And Democrat no’s:



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