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Revision as of 14:24, 5 June 2014

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Current leadership




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

About the federal government


Possible 2016 presidential candidates

Major federal office vacancies


As of June 5, 2014, there are five major vacancies in the federal government.

Federal office vacancies
Office type Major offices Vacancies
Executive Cabinet 15 1
Cabinet-level 7 1
Other appointees 36 3
Total Offices 58 5

Federal news


Federal Affairs recent issues:

Federal Affairs news headlines:

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