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Jennifer Bendery

Mark Kelly Eyes Gun Lobby For Near Derailment Of ATF Nominee

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans on Wednesday nearly torpedoed President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and E...

Obama Pick Confirmed By Senate After Prolonged Vote

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate voted in dramatic fashion Wednesday to approve one of President Barack Obama's nominees. For Democrats to prevail, all i...

Michael McAuliff

Senate Filibuster Deal Nearly Crumbles Over ATF Nominee

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The carefully crafted deal to avoid the so-called nuclear option against the Senate filibuster nearly crumbled Wednesday over President ...

ATF Now One Step Closer To Getting A Director

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's nomination of B. Todd Jones to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has been sent to th...

Despite Longshot Chance, Obama Pick Gets Senate Hearing

Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

By ALICIA A. CALDWELL, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Five months after President Barack Obama called on lawmakers to approve his choice to le...

Lincoln's Inaugural Counsel: Appointment Resolve for Obama's Road Forward

Victor Williams | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics
Victor Williams

Lincoln boldly appointed all the officials and judges needed to preserve a functioning national government. Abraham Lincoln thus signed hundreds of recess commissions.

Obama's ATF Nominee Took Over Shaken Agency

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 07.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- B. Todd Jones, the man President Barack Obama wants to be the first permanent director the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Expl...