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By Matthew Perrone, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
Jacquelyn Brittany met Biden when he went to The New York Times for an interview last year, and a video of their interaction went viral. She says he was unlike many of the powerful people with whom she shares the…
By Associated Press
A month after Attorney General Jeff Sessions was forced to resign, President Trump has picked his desired replacement: William P. Barr, whom he called “my first choice since day one.” The president also announced his choices for UN ambassador, Heather…
Senators Strike a Deal on Filibusters, Averting 'Nuclear Option' Showdown…
Obama Moves to Fill U.S. Court of Appeals Seats, Setting Stage for Confrontation…
In other news Thursday, President Obama nominated former U.S. Attorney Mary Jo White to chair the Securities and Exchange Commission, and Richard Cordray to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Also, the U.S. Senate agreed to limit the use of filibusters,…
Judy Woodruff reports on President Obama's nominations of Chuck Hagel for defense secretary and John Brennan for CIA director. Gwen Ifill talks to Jessica Tuchman Mathews of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Reuel Marc Gerecht of Foundation for Defense…
Brennan and Hagel Nominated for Key National Security Jobs…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
The process of nominating and confirming Supreme Court justices is one of the cornerstones of the Constitution's separation of powers. The nomination process involves a unique interplay of legal, political and personal considerations.
The nominations for the 2009 Tony Awards bear a distinctly Tinseltown glint, with big- and small-screen heavyweights leading the list. A number of the recognized performers -- Angela Lansbury, James Gandolfini, Jeff Daniels, Marcia Gay Harden, Allison Janney and Jane…
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