Baldwin, Johnson split on CIA director nomination vote

U.S. Sens. Tammy Baldwin and Ron Johnson today split on the nomination of Gina Haspel, who was confirmed as CIA director despite her involvement in the agency’s torture program. Hours before the Senate voted 54-45 to confirm her as the

DC Wrap: Baldwin, Johnson on opposite sides of net neutrality vote

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Senate confirms Brennan nomination

The Senate has voted to confirm Michael Brennan’s nomination to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. That fills a spot open since 2010, the longest appellate vacancy in the country. The 49-46 party-line vote Thursday ends a months-long, contentious nomination