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Democrats Slam GOP's Secret Holds On Obama Nominees

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The number of Obama nominees being blocked by Senate Republicans dropped under 100 this week, as Lael Brainard was confirmed as the Treasury Departmen...

Nine Obama Nominees Being Held Up By GOP Lawmakers

Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In recent weeks President Obama has come under fire recently for being "too cautious" and "too slow" in making appointments to vacant federal posts. M...

David Hamilton Filibuster Causes Rift Among Conservatives

The Hill | Alexander Bolton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Leading conservative activists are split over whether to filibuster Judge David Hamilton, whose nomination to the 7th Circuit will serve as a test cas...