Senate confirms new U.S. ambassador to Ukraine

Senate confirms new U.S. ambassador to Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteThe Senate confirmed Bridget Brink as U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, filling the post as officials plan to return American diplomats to Kyiv.

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Senate will hold key vote to advance Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court nomination

Senate will hold key vote to advance Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court nomination

This post was originally published on this siteThe Senate is set to hold a key vote Thursday to advance President Joe Biden’s Supreme Court nominee, Ketanji Brown Jackson, toward a final confirmation vote.

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GOP Sen. Ron Johnson flip-flops to block Biden judicial nominee

GOP Sen. Ron Johnson flip-flops to block Biden judicial nominee

This post was originally published on this siteWisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson said Tuesday he would not support a federal court nominee he had previously recommended to President Joe Biden — a move that could stop the nominee, Wisconsin state court Judge William Pocan, from being confirmed.

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Senate confirms Biden FDA nominee

Senate confirms Biden FDA nominee

This post was originally published on this siteThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has a new confirmed leader, after the Senate on Tuesday voted to confirm Robert Califf.Califf was confirmed in a vote of 50-46, with one senator voting present. The close vote reflected …

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This week: Confirmation fight over Biden’s FDA nominee comes to a head

This week: Confirmation fight over Biden’s FDA nominee comes to a head

This post was originally published on this siteAn intense confirmation battle over Robert Califf, President Biden’s nominee to lead the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is poised to come to a head this week. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) filed cloture on the nomination…

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Raskin Faces Senate Questions Over Views on Climate Change, Regulations

Raskin Faces Senate Questions Over Views on Climate Change, Regulations

This post was originally published on this siteSarah Bloom Raskin and two other Fed nominees to testify at their confirmation hearing, a key hurdle on the way to confirmation.

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The Fed chair could face a grilling at his confirmation hearing. Here’s what to watch.

The Fed chair could face a grilling at his confirmation hearing. Here’s what to watch.

This post was originally published on this siteJerome H. Powell, the Federal Reserve chair, will testify before lawmakers as he seeks Senate confirmation to a second term.

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