POLITICS
03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Dawn Johnsen Nomination Sent Back To White House For 'Reconsideration'

If passing health-care reform was the Senate's Christmas present to President Obama, then the confirmation of more than 30 of his nominees might as well serve as stocking stuffers or a year-end treat.

The Senate confirmed the nominees after voting on health-care reform and a raise in the debt ceiling.

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