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Confirmation Hearings Schedule

POSTED: January 09, 2009, 12:00 am

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Tom Daschle
Secretary of Health and Human Services Nominee
January 8
10:00 a.m.
Room 430, Dirksen Senate Office Building
Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions
Chair: Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA)
ACTION: Nomination Withdrawn


Rep. Hilda L. Solis (D-CA)
Secretary of Labor Nominee
January 9
10:00 a.m.
Room 430, Dirksen Senate Office Building
Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
Chair: Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA)
ACTION: Confirmed


Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY
)
Secretary of State Nominee
January 13
10:00 a.m.
Room 216 Hart Senate Office Building
Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Chair: Sen. John Kerry (D-MA)
Action: Confirmed


Dr. Steven Chu

Secretary of Energy Nominee
January 13
10:00 a.m.
Room 366, Dirksen Senate Office Building
Committe on Energy & Natural Resources
Chair: Sen. Jeff Bingaman (DNM)
ACTION: Confirmed


Arne Duncan

Secretary of Education Nominee
January 13
10:00 a.m.
Room 430, Dirksen Senate Office Building
Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
Chair: Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA)
ACTION: Confirmed


Peter R. Orszag

Director of the Office of Management & Budget Nominee
January 13
9:00 a.m.
Room 608, Dirksen Senate Office Building
Committee on the Budget
Chair: Sen. Kent Conrad (D-ND)
ACTION: Confirmed


Gen. Erik K. Shinseki

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Nominee
January 14
10:00 a.m.
Room 106, Dirksen Senate Office Building
Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Chair: Sen. Daniel Kahikina Akaka (D-HI)
ACTION: Confirmed


Tom Vilsack

Secretary of Agriculture Nominee
January 14
10:00 a.m.
Room G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building (Ground Levl, Room 50)
Committe on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry
Chair: Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA)
ACTION: Confirmed


Lisa P. Jackson

Administrator of the Environment Protection Agency Nominee
January 14
10:00 a.m.
Room 406, Dirksen Senate Office Building
Committee on Environment and Public Works
Chair: Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA)
ACTION: Confirmed


Timothy F. Geithner

Secretary of the Treasury Nominee
January 21
Room 215, Dirksen Senate Office Building
Committee on Finance
Chair: Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT)
ACTION: Confirmed


Eric H. Holder, Jr
.
Attorney General Nominee
January 15
9:30 a.m.
Senate Caucus Room, Room 325
Russell Senate Office Building
Committee on the Judiciary
Chair: Sen. Patrick J. Leahy (D-VT)
ACTION: Confirmed


Governor Janet Napolitano

Secretary of Homeland Security Nominee
January 15
10:00 a.m.
Room 342, Dirksen Senate Office Building
Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs
Chair: Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-CT)
ACTION: Confirmed


Dr. Susan E. Rice
Permanent Representative to the United Nations Nominee
January 15
10:00 a.m.
Room 216, Hart Senate Office Building
Committee on Foreign Relations
Chair: Sen. John Kerry (D-MA)
ACTION: Confirmed


Senator Ken Salazar (D-CO)
Secretary of the Interior Nominee
January 15
9:30 a.m.
Room 366, Dirksen Senate Office Building
Committee on Energy & Natural Resources
Chair: Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-NM)
ACTION: Confirmed


Shaun Donovan
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Nominee
January 13
10:00 a.m.
Room 538, Dirksen Senate Office Building
Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
Chair: Sen. Christopher J. Dodd (D-CT)
ACTION: Confirmed


Rep. Ray LaHood
Secretary of Transportation Nominee
January 21
2:00 p.m.
Room 253, Russell Senate Office Building
Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation
Chair: Sen. John D. Rockefeller, IV (D-WV)
ACTION: Confirmed





Secretary of Defense Robert Gates will not be required to be re-confirmed since he is remaining in his current position.