NTSB Interviews Workers from Cargo Ship that Collapsed Baltimore Bridge

The board chair says investigators continue to collect evidence. Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) have interviewed members of the cargo ship that crashed into the…

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Senate Schedules First Hearing for NTSB Chair Nominee

Jennifer Homendy to appear before the Senate Commerce Committee on April 10. The Senate Commerce Committee has scheduled its first nomination hearing for Jennifer Homendy on April 10,…

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Legislators Say Senate Confirmation Required for Climate Advisor

Members of both the House and Senate have raised the question as the president appoints a replacement. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry has stepped down, and…

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Senate Confirms Kurt Campbell as Deputy Secretary of State

He will fill the vacancy left by Deputy Secretary Sherman when she retired. The Senate voted to confirm Kurt Campbell as deputy secretary of state, the Department of…

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Senate Confirms Remaining Senior Military Officers

One officer remains blocked by Senator Schmitt of Missouri due to concerns about diversity. The U.S. Senate confirmed the remaining military officer promotions this week that had previously…

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Senator Tuberville Ends Block of Most Military Confirmations

400 nominees were confirmed hours after the announcement. Senator Tommy Tuberville ended his 10-month blockade on the mass confirmation of most military promotions on Tuesday after increasing pressure…

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Senator Sanders Plans to Work with New NIH Director

The senator believes fair pricing can be built into federal contracts with pharmaceutical companies. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont plans to work with the new director of the…

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Senate Confirms Air Force Chief of Staff

General Allvin succeeds General Brown, who was confirmed Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The Senate recently confirmed General David Allvin as U.S. Air Force Chief of…

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Senate Confirms FAA Administrator

Position authorized after 18-month vacancy. The Senate voted unanimously to approve Michael Whitaker as the next administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).  The FAA has been operating…

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Senate Confirms General Brown as Joint Chiefs Chairman 

The vote was advanced after a cloture move.  Air Force General Charles Quinton “CQ” Brown was confirmed by the Senate to be the next chairman of the Joint…

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