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Confirmation hearing for Interior pick Salazar
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Filed Under: Politics

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee holds a confirmation hearing tomorrow for Sen. Ken Salazar (D-Colorado), president-elect Barack Obama's nominee for Secretary of the Department of the Interior.

The hearing starts at 9:30am and will be broadcast online. Salazar is the only scheduled witness.

Obama and Salazar mentioned tribes and Native Americans during the December 17, 2008, announcement of the nomination.

Committee Notice:
To consider the nomination of Ken Salazar to be Secretary of the Interior (January 15, 2009)

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