Sunday Late Night: Ace Won’t Confirm Any Nominee for State Until Pudding

By: Sunday November 18, 2012 8:01 pm

John McCain’s views seem to have evolved since four days ago when he told The Three Dumbest People on Television that he would “do everything in my power to block the nomination of Susan Rice to be Secretary of State.”

Now he won’t allow anyone to become Secretary of State until, well, pudding.


Senate to Vote on Patricia Smith Nomination for Dept. of Labor Solicitor on Monday

By: Sunday January 31, 2010 7:00 am

Harry Reid filed for cloture for the nomination of Patricia Smith to be the Department of Labor’s Solicitor, or lead lawyer. The vote will take place on Monday and require 60 Senators to pass.

Report: White House to Re-Nominate Dawn Johnsen for OLC Chief

By: Wednesday January 6, 2010 5:55 pm

Sam Stein asked White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs about the pace of federal appointments in the past year, and Gibbs said the President is unhappy about the slowness of the confirmations. More importantly, Stein has some Administration officials on background saying that Dawn Johnsen will be re-nominated for head of the Office of Legal [...]

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