Last Build Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:55:00 -0500
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:55:00 -0500Does former Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) still want to dismantle the Department of Energy, the sprawling federal entity he's slated to lead if confirmed by the Senate? This is just one of the pressing questions on tap for Perry's confirmation hearing before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee this Thursday.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:55:04 -0500Democratic senators at Montana Republican Rep. Ryan Zinke's confirmation hearing this afternoon are likely to be more interested in getting clarity about how he would lead the Interior Department than in stoking opposition to his nomination to be secretary.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:55:07 -0500Interior Secretary-designate Ryan Zinke's ties to an oil pipeline technology company have some public lands advocates concerned.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:55:10 -0500Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for U.S. EPA administrator, will appear before lawmakers this week as environmental and business entities engage in battle over his nomination.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:55:13 -0500South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) will testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee this week in the first step toward her confirmation as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:55:15 -0500Wilbur Ross will testify before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on Thursday at a confirmation hearing that was rescheduled from last week.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:55:17 -0500Arizona's two freshman congressmen are on different sides of the political aisle, but Republican Andy Biggs and Democrat Tom O'Halleran have already illustrated the recent schism in the GOP.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:55:19 -0500The Senate this week will hold its first hearing on regulatory reform since President-elect Donald Trump announced his intention to transform the rulemaking process and roll back environmental standards.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:55:22 -0500The Senate is scheduled to vote on legislation today that would strengthen the federal government's top watchdog.