The Federal Eye: cabinet picks

Posted at 01:55 AM ET, 05/07/2013

House committee to scrutinize Perez dealings before Senate confirmation vote

Republicans suspect Thomas Perez, head of the Justice Department's civil rights division, bargained to keep St. Paul from challenging housing-discrimination guidelines at the Supreme Court.

By Josh Hicks  |  01:55 AM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:13 PM ET, 04/10/2013

Senate confirms Sally Jewell to lead Interior

The Senate voted 87-11 to confirm REI CEO Sally Jewell as head of the Department of the Interior, which oversees conservation, recreation, oil-and-gas drilling and federal lands.

By Josh Hicks  |  06:13 PM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:05 PM ET, 02/26/2013

Senate confirms Hagel to lead Pentagon

Only four Senate Republicans voted in favor of confirming the former GOP maverick.

By Josh Hicks  |  06:05 PM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 01/10/2013

Obama announces Jack Lew as pick for Treasury secretary (Video)

The president made the official announcement Thursday afternoon during a press conference at the White House.

By Josh Hicks  |  02:42 PM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)