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Which Anonymous Senator Sparked Norton's Anger?

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The District of Columbia's delegate to Congress, Eleanor Holmes Norton (D), slammed the anonymous senator who placed a hold on legislati...

Gulf Senator Blocks Obama Science Nominee Over Offshore Drilling Halt

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration won't be able to fill a key science position until it testifies about a decision to block areas of the eas...

David Vitter Under Fire For Blocking Obama Science Nominee

The Times-Picayune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Environmental groups are criticizing Sen. David Vitter, R-La., for holding up the nomination of Scott Doney to be chief scientist at the National Ocea...

McCain Blocks National Intelligence Director Nomination

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A spokeswoman for Sen. John McCain says the senator is blocking President Barack Obama's nominee to be the director of national int...