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Senate Obama Nominees

Jennifer Bendery

GOP Senator Insists He's Not Holding Up Judicial Nominee He's Holding Up

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) insisted Wednesday that he's not blocking one of his own judicial nominees for political reasons -- even as he i...

Jennifer Bendery

Pat Toomey Is Blocking His Own Judicial Nominee, For Some Reason

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) is preventing one of his own judicial nominees from moving forward, for reasons nobody seems to understand. ...

Obama Nominee For Ambassador To Argentina Has Never Actually Been There

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

Political consultant Noah Bryson Mamet, whom President Barack Obama has nominated to serve as the U.S. ambassador to Argentina, admitted that he has n...

Jennifer Bendery

Senate Confirms Obama Nominee Under New Filibuster Rules, World Doesn't End

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans warned Democrats of the grave consequences of going "nuclear" with filibuster rules, saying it would destroy comity a...

Reid, McConnell Fight Signals Showdown Ahead

Reuters | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

* Democrats may ban filibusters on executive branch nominees * Reid says Republicans guilty of partisan obstructionism *...