The Senate starts at 10 a.m. and will continue to work through the nearly two dozen nominations.
The Senate passed a bill Monday that aims to fire federal employees who falsify background checks.
Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) blocked the Senate from passing the the Clay Hunt SAV Act.
George Tsunis has pulled his name after questions over his qualifications.
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Dr. Vivek Murthy was approved 51-43 as the nation’s top doctor.
Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-Pa.) introduced the bill in light of the GM Cobalt and Saturn Ion recalls over the last year.
The Senate passed a bill allowing for the sale of electronic duck stamps.
Rep. Robert Hurt (R-Va.) said he voted against the "cromnibus" spending bill last week because there wasn't enough time to thoroughly review it.
“It's always worth it when you stand behind the American people," Lee says.
Surgeon general pick Vivek Murthy isn't the only nominee generating controversy.