advice and consent

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a legal expression in the United States Constitution that allows the Senate to constrain the President's powers of appointment and treaty-making

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Both Cummings and Kanter must be confirmed by the U.
Weinstein was nominated by President Bush April 8, 2004, and confirmed by the U.
Rice intends to have William Burns take over the Iran portfolio once he is confirmed by the U.
We will now have three Deputy Directors--Deputy for Science Programs (serving as the Acting Director of the Office of Science whenever that position is vacant during changes in Administration or leadership), Deputy for Resource Management, and Deputy for Operations--reporting to the Director, a political appointee confirmed by the U.
Secretary of Transportation, was nominated by President Bush last fall, and confirmed by the U.
James Nicholson soon after his nomination was confirmed by the U.
Slaughter will join the President's Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) if confirmed by the U.
Gutierrez will resign from his C-level posts and the company's board if his nomination is confirmed by the U.
One of the book's most moving chapters traces the journey of former San Francisco city supervisor Roberta Achtenberg--the "damned lesbian" (in Jesse Helms's words) who in 1993 became the first openly gay person confirmed by the U.
Cramer said that because of the significance of the decree, Keller believed that it should be reviewed by and signed by a federal judge appointed by the president and confirmed by the U.
He served as the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania for eight years after being appointed by President Clinton and confirmed by the U.
Formally known as the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Amtrak is governed by a nine member board of directors appointed by the President of the United States and confirmed by the U.
That would create another slot for someone to take a lifetime appointment once nominated by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the U.
Court of Appeals since 1990, having been nominated by then President George Bush and unanimously confirmed by the U.