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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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Suresh Kumar was nominated by President Obama and unanimously confirmed by the U.
Robert Ford was nominated by Obama in February as the country's new ambassador but his appointment has yet to be confirmed by the U.
The corporation would have a nine-member bipartisan board of directors appointed by the president and confirmed by the U.
He was nominated to lead the NIH, the nation's premiere biomedical research agency, by President Barack Obama on July 8, and was unanimously confirmed by the U.
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.
But Kellogg indicates that the resignation will only take effect if Gutierrez is confirmed by the U.