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 Cabinet Nominations
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Nomination Process Is Painfully Slow2015
Marine Commandant Joseph Dunford Chosen as New Chairman2015
Confirmations Easier, but No Snap2014
Castro Confirmed as Housing Secretary2014
Two Cabinet Secretaries Confirmed2008
Mukasey Succeeds Gonzales at Justice; Hearings Focus on Torture Stance2007
Four Other Cabinet-Level Changes2007
President Makes Major Changes In Cabinet, Agency Leadership2005
Cabinet Controversy Starts Year2001
Waste Disposal Controversy Delays Peña Confirmation1997
Togo West Is Confirmed As VA Secretary1997
Clinton Announces Cabinet Changes1996
Rubin, O'Neill, Tyson Win Appointments1995
Warren Christopher OK'd As Secretary of State1993
Transportation Nominee Peña Easily Confirmed1993
Reno Named First Woman Attorney General1993
Les Aspin Serves One Year As Defense Secretary1993
Frampton's Controversial Nomination Approved1993
Elders Is Confirmed as Surgeon General1993
Clinton Hits the Ground Running1992
Senate Approved Madigan As Agriculture Secretary1991
Barr Confirmed As Attorney General1991
Tower Nomination Spurned By Senate1989
Sullivan Confirmed For Health and Human Services (HHS) Post1989
Cavazos Succeeds Bennett1988
Bush's Cabinet: Many Familiar Faces1988
Senate Confirms Bennett as Education Secretary1985
Nominations: Major Changes in Reagan Team1985
Meese Confirmed After Delay of 13 Months1985
Yearlong Dispute Stalls Meese Nomination1984
Ruckelshaus, Clark Depart; Hodel Shifts Jobs1984
Reagan Cabinet Nominees Include Two Women1983
Clark Replaces Watt at Interior Department1983
Conservatives Block Some Reagan Nominees1982
Few Reagan Nominees Meet Serious Trouble1981
Senate Confirms New Carter Cabinet1979
Senate Rejects Few Carter Appointments1978
Carter Administration Used New Screening Procedures; Confirmation Process Hit1977
Ford Appointments Stir Little Controversy1976
Key Ford Administration Officials Replaced1975
Controversial Nominations, Confirmations1974
Saxbe Eligibility Question1973
New Vice President, 10 Cabinet Changes in 19731973
Kissinger Confirmed, 78-7, as Secretary of State1973
President Nixon Made Three Cabinet Changes in 19721972
ITT Dispute Fails to Block Kleindienst Confirmation1972
Three Cabinet Posts, Two Justices Appointed in 19711971
Nixon Fills Four Cabinet Posts During 19701970
Nixon Calls on Specialists to Help Make up Staff1969
Confirmations of Mr. Nixon' Major 1969 Nominations1969
President Johnson's Major Confirmations of 19681968
1968 Presidential Nominations1968
President Johnson's Major Appointments of 19671967
1967 Presidential Nominations1967
President Johnson's Major Appointments of 19661966
1966 Presidential Nominations1966
President Johnson's Major Appointments of 19651965
1964 Presidential Nominations1964
1963 Presidential Nominations1963
President Kennedy's Major Appointments of 19621962
1962 Presidential Nominations1962
President Kennedy's Major Appointments of 19611961
1961 Presidential Nominations1961
Strauss Nomination1959
Nominations Confirmed1959
1959 Presidential Nominations1959
1958 Nominations1958
1957 Presidential Nominations1957
1956 Presidential Nominations1956
1955 Presidential Nominations1955
Major Nominations1954
1953 Presidential Appointments1953
McGranery Nomination1952
1951 Presidential Nominations1951
Acheson Confirmation1949
Nominations Confirmed1946
Nomination of Edwin W. Pauley1946
Confirmations of Wyatt and Foley1946
Confirmation of Wilson W. Wyatt1946
Confirmation of Watson B. Miller1945
Confirmation of Robert E. Hannegan1945
Confirmation of Fred M. Vinson as Secretary of the Treasury1945