PostPartisan: Confirmation hearings

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 07/18/2013

Time to fix the rest of it: Executive branch nomination reform now!

Too much vetting makes for a government that doesn't function well.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:00 PM ET, 07/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Confirmation hearings, nominations, Senate

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 05/07/2013

The Insiders: Some whiskey-talk suggestions for Obama and McConnell

If they really did have a drink together, they might actually do some good.

By Ed Rogers  |  06:30 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  appropriations, Barack Obama, Confirmation hearings, Congress, senator mcconnell, The Insiders

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 01/31/2013

Hagel and how confirmation should be used

No, the Senate isn't getting it right. A reminder of what the confirmation process can do, for senators and for effective government.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  01:47 PM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel, Confirmation hearings