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Recent confirmation votes


Sylvia Mathews Burwell was confirmed as the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services by the Senate on June 5, 2014, by a vote of 78-17.

Sylvia Mathews Burwell confirmation vote, June 5, 2014
Party Votes for Approveda Votes against Defeatedd Total votes
Democratic Party Democrats 52 0 52
Republican Party Republicans 24 17 41
Independent Independents 2 0 2
Total Votes 78 17 95


Max Baucus was confirmed as the U.S. Ambassador to China by Senate on February 6, 2014, by a vote of 96-0.

Max Baucus confirmation vote, February 6, 2014
Party Votes for Approveda Votes against Defeatedd Total votes
Democratic Party Democrats 52 0 52
Republican Party Republicans 42 0 42
Independent Independents 2 0 2
Total Votes 96 0 96

Current Congressional leadership

Partisanship


Senate Partisan Balance

Party As of April 2015
     Democratic Party 53
     Republican Party 45
     Independent 2
Total 100

House Partisan Balance

Party As of April 2015
     Democratic Party 200
     Republican Party 232
     Vacancy 3
Total 435


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