Rule of the Chair on Nominations
Senator Leaht (D-VT) ruled as chair in the Senate that a simple majority was needed to forward executive and judicial nominations. Senate Minority Leadeer McConnell (R-KY) appealed the ruling
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- McConnell, Mitch Jr. U.S. Senator [R] Kentucky
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