Reid schedules votes to end nominee debate

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Reid set votes to end debate and to proceed to a final vote on several nominees, including Richard Cordray, who is President Obama’s pick to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau' and Obama's picks for the National Labor Relations Board.

Republicans say the nominees to the labor board — Sharon Block, Richard Griffin Jr. and Mark Gaston Pearce — should be rejected because Obama violated the Constitution by recess appointing them while Congress was holding pro forma sessions. Republicans point to a D.C. Circuit Court ruling that the appointments were invalid.

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