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Paul has said he will block Yellen unless the Senate takes up legislation to audit the Federal Reserve. But he said he will likely fail to stop her.

Graham wants to know who survived the attack.

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The two Louisiana senators want Fugate to address steep increases in flood insurance premiums first.

Perez is the latest of President Obama's nominees to earn confirmation after senators reached a deal to avert changing the chamber's rules.

Pritzker replaces John Bryson, who stepped down in June 2012, after being involved in a two car accidents apparently due to seizures.

This post has been updated. President Obama on Monday nominated Jason Furman to chair the Council of Economic Advisers, promoting a longtime White House aide to one of the administration's top economic policy positions. Furman, who has served as the principal deputy director of the National Economic Council since the beginning of Obama's presidency, will […]