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Gov. Nikki Haley's confirmation to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations was expected to be a mere formality for one of President-elect Donald Trump's least controversial Cabinet-level... [Read More]
Trump's EPA nominee is more than just a climate change denier. Democrats must frame his appointment as a corporate-backed attack on science itself. [Read More]
Gov. Terry Branstad is still in the dark about exactly when he'll get a confirmation hearing in the U.S. Senate to be considered as the nation's next ambassador... [Read More]
Two men in white sheets and hoods stood on chairs in the Russell building caucus room seconds after Jeff Sessions entered the room for his confirmation hearing. "Jefferson Beauregard, I'm here for... [Read More]
When Betsy DeVos, President-elect Trump's excellent choice for secretary of education, sits at her confirmation hearing on Tuesday, she will take fire from Democratic senators armed by teachers unions with talking points defending... [Read More]
During his Senate confirmation hearing, Dr. Ben Carson, secretary of housing and urban development-designate, told a story. He said his mother was a domestic who cleaned beautiful homes. One day she asked him... [Read More]
Representative Tom Price (R-GA) testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on his nomination to be Health and Human…... [Read More]
Governor Nikki Haley (R-SC) testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on her nomination to be U.S. [Read More]
Scott Pruitt testifies before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on his nomination to be administrator of the EPA in the Trump…... [Read More]
President-elect Trump believes more countries are going to leave the European Union and thinks the North Atlantic Treaty Organization is now obsolete, he said in an interview with German newspaper Bild. It's obsolete,... [Read More]
Tuesday's confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump's choice for Education secretary, will test the resolve of Senate reformers to install a strong backer of school choice in that office. It will also... [Read More]
Retired Gen. James Mattis sailed through his confirmation hearing Thursday as a hardened warrior who cherishes allies, prefers diplomacy to conflict, deeply distrusts Russian President Vladimir Putin, and promises to speak his mind... [Read More]
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., was far and away the most effective questioner on the GOP side in Wednesday's confirmation hearing for Rex Tillerson for secretary of state. He asked crisp questions, pointed out... [Read More]
Code Pink may get a bad rap, disrupting as it does seemingly every significant event on Capitol Hill. But the most hysterical performances at Tuesday's serially interrupted Senate confirmation hearing... [Read More]
At his U.S. Senate confirmation hearing Thursday, Dr. Ben Carson, the soon-to-be head of the federal agency that will provide the most money for repairing flood-damaged homes, got an earful... [Read More]
I recently attended the U.S. Senate confirmation hearing for my friend and former colleague Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for U.S. attorney general. He was articulate, thoughtful, and in full command of all the... [Read More]
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., was far and away the most effective questioner on the GOP side in Wednesday's confirmation hearing for Rex Tillerson for secretary of state. [Read More]
Sheriff David Clarke responds to Sen. Cory Booker's decision to testify against Sen. Jefferson Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for Attorney General, at his confirmation hearing. From Wednesday's edition of Hannity on FOX... [Read More]
When U.S. Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson appeared before the U.S. Senate for his confirmation hearing last week, pundits and politicians in Moscow were watching closely for signals as to th... [Read More]
Chuck Schumer opposed Jeff Sessions' Attorney General nomination ... [Read More]